Christine Lavin Quotes

Christine Lavin (born January 2, 1952) is a New York City-based singer-songwriter and promoter of contemporary folk music. She has recorded numerous solo albums, and has also recorded with other female folk artists under the name Four Bitchin' Babes. She has also put together several compilation albums of contemporary folk artists, including her latest Just One Angel, 22 singer/songwriters singing Christmas/Hanukah/Solstice/New Year's songs including actor Jeff Daniels, Grammy-winners Janis Ian and Julie Gold, and the Guitar Man Of Central Park David Ippolito.

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I was in a play with Julia Roberts and Paul Newman and Tony Randall.

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At the concert I'm going to crown the best looking man, Mr. Tampa. Bald men definitely have an edge.

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Like most New Yorkers I was shell-shocked immediately after 9/11 and couldn't put into words what I was feeling.

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I've learned that when someone does something very kind and refuses payment, giving them an engraved Swiss Army knife is never refused!

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Think it is just a matter of... well look how long it took Shawn Colvin to reach the level that she has. Believe me, that girl has done everything except stand behind the cash register at Tower and take the money.

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Well I don't want to talk about myself, that's so rude and egotistical.

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There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.

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Well the way I ended up with my own record is that I did this concert at Wesleyan University. It was just one night and we had no thought of making a record.

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I was a very, very serious child... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class.

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Marci Geller was a revelation! She's wonderful!

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Tikkun Olam Repair The World is simple, powerful, to the point and so professional sounding.

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It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle.

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“You know, the original album title was going to be 'Bad Girl Trapped in a Good Girl Body,' ... But I was talked out of it.”

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“I was a very, very serious child, ... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class.”

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“At the concert I'm going to crown the best looking man, Mr. Tampa, ... Bald men definitely have an edge.”

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