A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 11, 2018
“Did you hear about the musician who skipped a bar of silence? He was resisting a rest”

"Resisting arrest” sounds like “resisting a rest.” “As I musician who refuses to pause my playing I was kicked out the band for resisting a rest” was posted on Twitter by “name cannot be blank” on July 6, 2014. “Criminal musicians who never pause between notes are resisting a rest” was posted on Twitter by Steffan Andrews on March 5, 2015.

“Did you hear about the musician who played through the silent part of a song? He was charged with resisting a rest” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on August 11, 2018.

“Police were called to a daycare where a three-year-old was resisting a rest” is a related joke.


Twitter
name cannot be blank
@Illegimitation
As I musician who refuses to pause my playing I was kicked out the band for resisting a rest.
9:48 PM - 6 Jul 2014

Twitter
Steffan Andrews 🎬 🎵
@orchetect
Criminal musicians who never pause between notes are resisting a rest.
6:51 PM - 5 Mar 2015

Twitter
J. Brodsky
@TheOrchidShow
Did you hear about the musician who skipped a bar of silence?
They were charged with resisting a rest.
:D
KILL ME I WANT TO D
8:38 PM - 14 Mar 2016

Twitter
Only A Bill
@rights_of_bill
What happened to the musician that wouldn’t stopped playing?
He was cited for resisting a rest.
6:49 PM - 16 Aug 2017

Reddit—Jokes
Did you hear about the musician who played through the silent part of a song?
submitted August 11, 2018 by 20-CharactersAllowed
He was charged with resisting a rest

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMusic/Dance/Theatre/Film • Saturday, August 11, 2018 • Permalink