"Music was invented to deceive and delude mankind."
        -Ephorus, Greek Historian, 4th century BC

"Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the laws of the State always changes with them."

"Musick is almost as dangerous as gunpowder..."
     -Author Jeremy Collier, 1650

"Guardians of public mortality immediately pronounced the waltz to be 'will corrupting', 'disgusting', 'immodest', 'an outright romp in which couples not only embrace throughout the dance but, flushed and whirl about in  a palpitating manner of copulation.' "
         -Frank Muir 1812

"Music hath charms to soothe a savage beast, To soften rocks, or bends a knotted oak"
         -William Congreve

"a degenerated musical system turned loose to gnaw  away moral fiber of young people,"
         - Reverend Francis J.L. Beckman

"One man's vulgarity is another man's lyric."

"Every time someone wants to get some sort of attention, they start blaming rap" 
        -Davey D

"On MTV it's all a commercial.  Sometimes it's an advertisement paid for by a company to sell a product.  Sometimes a video for a music company to sell music..... Sometimes a set filled with trendy clothes to sell a look that includes products on that set."
         -Robert McChensey


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