Shouldn't the low strings be at the bottom?

— Jules Shear

The most floundering Jules Shear quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual

The same people who never did their homework in high school are still doing that to this very day out in the real world.

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Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar.

That was part of the concept from the beginning, that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo.

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Rewriting to me means, if I work on it for three days, I've rewritten it.

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Why do it, just because I can? That's kind of crazy.

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I tend to think of all the songs the same - I give them all kind of equal rights.

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Things kind of happen organically with me.

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Some gigs will go great. I figure you do a gig, and as many as can get there will get there.

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Some people just come in, do it and they know it's right.

It turns out better than you imagined it was going to sound. When that happens, you take it as a gift.

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A person like Carole King could make up something, change it, and actually improve it.

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If you're asking me to compare myself to other people, I don't really know what other people are like.

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I saw Krishnamurti speak one time. And I thought, I'm not going to live here.

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I was living in Woodstock for a long time, and I thought, I got to get out of here, man.

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About Jules Shear

Quotes 21 sayings
Profession Songwriter
Birthday 1952

I taught myself how to play when I was about 13. I'm a lefty.

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I just sat down and thought, I'm going to write a song today, I'm going to give it a try. So I just stuck it on a tape like everything else. That was just another song.

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People don't come to Asheville very often, and they don't know I'm there. I enjoy it. I like it.

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I love to get people to sing and play together.

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I guess any time you believe in God you've got to be considered a spiritual person. That would make me a spiritual person. But I don't really know what that means.

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The bottom string is tuned to an open G.

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The nice thing about true hopelessness is that you don't have to try again.

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I don't know too many people because I stay at my house, I write songs, I go to the store.

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