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Barry Mann's Profile

Brief about Barry Mann: By info that we know Barry Mann was born at 1939-02-09. And also Barry Mann is American Musician.

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You're going to have more rejection than acceptance.

Tags: Acceptance, Rejection

I looked through our catalog year by year, and I saw that there were pockets of time when we wrote some terrific songs. Then all of a sudden, we'd go for another two or three months and there weren't great songs.

Tags: Another, Great, Time

The real danger of writing a great song when you're on something is that it might get you thinking that the only way to repeat that is by only writing when you're high.

Tags: Great, Real, Writing

You've got to really be able to accept the rejection.

Tags: Able, Accept, Rejection

There's so much fear involved in trying to do something you don't know how to do that drugs and alcohol can become a big part of your life if you have an addictive personality or are very unsure, which most songwriters are.

Tags: Fear, Life, Trying

A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I faked it enough to get by.

Tags: Enough, Guitar, Played

Cynthia's lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn't express themselves.

Tags: Feelings, Felt, Themselves

I also used to work in the Catskill Mountains as a bus boy, and I performed in talent shows.

Tags: Talent, Used, Work

I get a different kind of lyric from someone else that might make me go in a different musical direction.

Tags: Direction, Else, Someone

I know at the beginning of our careers, my wife and I were gut wrenchingly competitive.

Tags: Beginning, Gut, Wife

I quit college. I was studying architecture for about a year.

Tags: College, Studying, Year

I think if one wants to be in a continual state of insanity one should stay married to that writing partner.

Tags: Married, State, Writing

I think that most writers who wait until they're inspired to write are just waiting for the fear to subside.

Tags: Fear, Wait, Waiting

I've written songs sober and I've written songs high.

Tags: High, Sober, Songs

If I waited for inspiration every time I sat down to write a song I probably would be a plumber today.

Tags: Time, Today, Write

If we didn't get the record, we didn't exist.

Tags: Exist

If we were the team that won out, then life was good and we felt that we were worth something.

Tags: Good, Life, Team

It's amazing how a competitive nature can turn a negative into something positive.

Tags: Amazing, Nature, Positive

It's very hard to teach someone how to write a song if to begin with there's no creative crop to harvest.

Tags: Creative, Hard, Someone

It's very important, at least for me and for Cynthia, to get outside input.

Tags: Input, Outside