Tag: music quotes

Neil Young

‘Heart of Gold put me in the middle of the road. Travelling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch. A rougher ride, but I saw more interesting people there.’

Ice Cube

‘If I’m more of an influence to your son as a rapper than you are as a father…you got to look at yourself as a parent.’

Lou Reed 2

‘I don’t know why I bother really, because people don’t listen to rock n roll lyrics too much.’

Marvin Gaye

‘I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the crack’

Denis Leary

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

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) […]

Liam Gallagher

‘Americans want grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head on stage. They get a bright bunch like us, with deodorant on, they don’t get it.’

James Taylor

‘I would advise you to keep your overhead down; avoid a major drug habit; play everyday and take it in front of other people. They need to hear it and you need them to hear it.’