Phrase by 'Nellie McKay'

You know, if I can survive marching band, I can survive anything.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  You , Know , I Can , Survive


Toronto's a delightful city.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  City , Toronto , Delightful


I used to play in the subway. If everyone tossed in a quarter, at the end of the day it would add up. It shows you aren't invisible. And it's better than being ignored, or kicked in the head, or worse.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  You , Day , Better , End Of The Day


Public radio is the last oasis of free and independent music. For satellite radio channels, you have to subscribe; commercial stations are as corporate as basic cable.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  Music , You , Free , Radio


I think there are nice things about every era. I wish we could just take the nice things.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  Think , Wish , I Wish , Nice


I thought I had a talent for alienating people, but I have no idea what it is that doesn't go over.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  People , Talent , Go , Thought


I have trouble with any kind of focus or concentrating, or getting anything done at all, really.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  Focus , Trouble , Done , Anything


I'm not sure I know how to make music anymore. Maybe you're given a window into things for a time, and beyond that maybe it goes away. Why should you expect it to stay?

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  Music , You , Time , Window


In high school, I was always into Jerry Lee Lewis, and they decided they needed a piano player for the jazz band. I had my little boogie-woogie thing that I did, so I did my little boogie-woogie thing. I had a very high-pitched voice.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  Always , School , Voice , High School


In the hierarchy of instruments, if you're a harpist, you're considered someone with a brain much more than if you're a singer.

Author: Nellie McKay - American Musician
  You , Brain , Someone , Singer