[Jandek] Dancing about Architecture

Kip Shepherd kipshepherd at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 8 06:35:54 PDT 2006

> >>  Given how often that "dancing about architecture"
> >> quote gets bandied about, I would think someone would have given it a 
> >> by now...
> >
> > It's funny, I've never actually heard that particular phrase before.
>i first heard it in some laurie anderson piece or other. wish i could be
>more specific. iirc, it was one of the short pieces where she interacted
>with a video "clone" of herself.

I first heard the phrase from Steve Martin. Maybe on his first LP in 1978. 
Something along the lines of "Talking about music is like dancing about 


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