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“Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.” —Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

You can feel inaudible music in the spaces between the holes punched in piano rolls.

“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between the notes.

―Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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“I’ve been alive forever and I wrote the very first song…” –’God,’ to quote Bruce Johnston

The Typewriter Song

The entrance examiner for Songwriters Heaven asks the candidate: “WHO WRITES THE SONGS THAT MAKE THE WHOLE WORLD SING?” The candidate sings out, “Bruce Johnston, of the Beach Boys, wrote ‘I Write the Songs (That Make the Whole World Sing)’ and said he wrote it about where music comes from, God.” The examiner asks, Is that a fact? The candidate replies, I read it at SongFacts.com. The examiner thinks, Thank God! I thought it was Barry Manilow.”

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