I’d always loved strings. When I was in high school and saw strings playing on stage, an orchestra or a symphony, all those bows moving at the same time… wow.
The rappers have gone in and created a lot of hit music based upon my influence. And they'll tell you if you ask.
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind.- William Ellery Channing
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in know...- William Ellery Channing
I came from a broken home, so my mom was a major influence in my life.- Julius Erving
Do it now. It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the wor- Thomas Guthrie
Those who choose, conduct, present, and accompany the music may influence the spirit of re...- Boyd K. Packer
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I first heard African drum rhythms and chants at the movies. Then, when I had the opportunity to go to Africa and visit the villages, I heard the real, raw, true rhythms and realised the origins of the old Negro spirituals I grew up with in the South.
I influence people, hopefully on the positive side.
|Birth:||20th August, 1942|
|Death:||10th August, 2008|
|Profession:||Actor, Lyricist, Musician, Producer|
Isaac Lee Hayes was one of the creative influences behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a record producer, teaming with his partner David Porter during the mid-1960s. Hayes, Porter, Bill Withers, the Sherman Brothers, Steve Cropper, and John Fogerty were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 in recognition of writing scores of notable songs for themselves, the duo Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, and others.
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