Quotations on Ballads
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The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Age, Society, Ballads, Nothing, State)
Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
- William Bell
(Keywords: Time, People, Ballads, Heroes)
And when power ballads come back, we'll get big hair again.
- Jerry Cantrell
(Keywords: Power, Ballads, Hair)
True popular ballads are the spontaneous products of nature.
- Francis James Child
(Keywords: Nature, Ballads, Popular)
I was kind of known as a ballad singer. People would send ballads. Some of them would go over my shoulder and float off the top of my head, and I just didn't feel anything. Then I would hear a song that would absolutely shake me.
- Rita Coolidge
(Keywords: People, Ballads, Song)
In Van Halen there were moments, like in some of the ballads, I put my heart and soul into those records. Those lyrics when I sang 'em, I gave myself goosebumps.
- Sammy Hagar
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Ballads, Moments)
I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
- Elvis Presley
(Keywords: Money, Ballads, Now, Singing)
In nearly all ballads, the words set the mood and meaning, while the music intensifies or enhances them.
- Kate Smith
(Keywords: Music, Ballads, Meaning, Words)
My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads.
- Pia Toscano
(Keywords: Love, Music, Power, Ballads, Favorite)