Category: Music Quotes

Bob Dylan

When asked by a jounalist the question, ‘Do you think of yourself primarily as a singer or a poet? ‘ Dylan replied, ‘Oh, I think of myself more as a song and dance man, y’know.’

Denis Leary

‘My biggest regret in life is that I didn’t hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance.’

Lou Reed

I write for myself and I try to make it something I would listen to. I operate under the idea that I’m not unusual. And if I try to do it really well for myself, other people can relate to it, too. But I don’t really know how to write for other people so I […]

Keith Richards (2)

‘I don’t like to go into the studio with all the songs worked out and planned before hand you’ve got to give the band something to use its imagination on as well. That can make a very ordinary song come alive into something totally different, the X-factor – so important in rock and roll – […]

Gram Parsons

‘I think pure country music includes rock and roll .. I’ve never been able to get into the further label of country-rock .. how can you define something like that ? – I just say this: It’s music. Either it’s good or it’s bad; either you like it or you don’t’

Dan Aykroyd

‘James Brown opened at least six of our House of Blues clubs. He always delivered, but he demanded the respect of an emperor. But, come on, he’s James Brown ! I got to play on stage with him. Did he ever fine me ? (Brown was known to fine players for flubbing notes or steps) […]