6 Dorothy Fields Song Quotes

” The songwriter mustn’t fall in love with his own song. If it doesn’t belong, he can’t push it into a show. Let him save it, maybe it’ll fit in another show. “


” I don’t care how good a song is – if it holds back the storyline, stalls the plot, your audience will reject it. “


” I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts, novelists, painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far lower in the field of song writing. “


” A song must move the story ahead. A song must take the place of dialogue. If a song halts the show, pushes it back, stalls it, the audience won’t buy it, they’ll be unhappy. “


” A song just doesn’t come on. I’ve always had to tease it out, squeeze it out. “


” A rhyme doesn’t make a song. “



All 6 Dorothy Fields Quotes about Song in picture


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I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts, novelists, painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far lower in the field of song writing.
A song must move the story ahead. A song must take the place of dialogue. If a song halts the show, pushes it back, stalls it, the audience won
A song just doesn
A rhyme doesn
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