Burt Bacharach Best Quotes

Burt Freeman Bacharach is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit songs … Enjoy Burt Bacharach’s best quotes below.

Burt Bacharach
“A small town is a place where there’s no place to go where you shouldn’t.”
“I was blown away by the standing ovation. I’ve had tributes before, sure, but I don’t retain that feeling, and I wasn’t prepared for it on Tuesday. But maybe you shouldn’t retain these things or you’d be on a permanent high.”
“A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the word you first thought of.”
“I recorded the song live in front of an orchestra, and yes, I was very moved, I was in tears.”
“I’ve always had a problem with people who couldn’t tell the truth or admit a mistake and say they’re wrong.”
“Knowing when to leave may be the smartest thing anyone can learn.”
“Never be ashamed to write a melody that people remember.”
“I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn’t keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students.”
“It’s not getting any better, is it? I don’t want my 19-year-old boy going into the army. I love these little kids. They understand how passionate I am.”
“I’d met Dr Dre, he was thinking about his next album, we talked a little and he said, ‘Let me give you some of these loops and see what you come up with’.”
“Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked out of me playing football.”
“I felt alienated at school, and I never did well with girls.”
“The music is the last thing I’m thinking about right now, in order of what’s important.”

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