Posts Categorized: Rock n Roll Quotes

John Bonham – Drummer – Led Zeppelin

Speaking out about making mistakes: “Sometimes you’d come up against a brick wall…or sometimes you go into a fill and you’d know halfway through it was going to be disastrous.” “There were times when I blundered and got the dreaded look from the lads. But that was a good sign. It showed that I’d attempted… Read more »

John, Paul, George or Ringo?

“I’d like to think that the old Beatle fans have grown up and they’ve got married and they’ve all got kids and they’re all more responsible, but they still have a space in their hearts for us.” taken from The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles

Jimi Hendrix

From the book Setting the Record Straight “You’ve got to know more than the technicalities of notes, you’ve got to know what goes between the notes”

Andy Summers from The Police

Taken from his autobiography, One Train Later “The most exquisite moments in music are when you connect with the other players, when you fly, when you touch the spirit, and the audience is there with you. Sting, Stewart, and I experienced these moments many times. The music remains.”

Eric Clapton from his book The Autobiography

“There seems to be a silent acknowledgment among most players that we have a certain responsibility as teachers or healers, and although we all have different ways of honoring this commitment, it is something that we are all aware of.”

Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones

Taken from his autobiography titled Life “So we’re the song factory. We start to think like songwriters, and once you get in the habit, it stays with you all your life. It motors along in your subconscious, in the way you listen….And there’s nothing you can do; you don’t realize its’s happening. It’s totally subconscious,… Read more »