Rock And Roll Quotes by Louis Armstrong, Greg Saunier, Rick Wakeman, Lenny Kravitz, Billy Bob Thornton, Jimmy Chin and many others.
If it hadn’t been for Jazz, there wouldn’t be no rock and roll.
I’m a rock-and-roll drummer, so my job is to create chaos.
When the first list was being drawn up in the rock and roll book of Genesis, it would have been: In the beginning, God created Pink Floyd.
People feel they have to live that stereotypical lifestyle in order to be a rock star. You don’t have to shoot heroin and act a certain way to be a rock and roll musician.
I worked as a roadie in the rock and roll business which was great fun. Very little money, very little food and the whole thing about the roadie’s lifestyle is great because all the groupies have to go through the roadies to get to the rock stars. It’s not necessarily true.
I listen to everything while I train. From old school reggae, to classical stuff like Bach, to hip-hop, to rock and roll.
You want to figure out how you want to play the guitar; what your niche would be. Well you just start digging deeper. When you’re digging deeper in rock and roll you’re on a freight train heading straight for the blues.
Speaking in a common tongue, speaking through guitars and drums.
If you’re trying to get to the underworld of Berlin, it’s not suits and ties; it’s rock and roll.
Where would rock and roll be without feedback?
IвЂ™ve always been a dreamer, have always believed in the power of love and art and loud, life-affirming rock and roll, but, for the first time, IвЂ™m starting to have doubts. Can a dream even exist in reality? Or does it turn to stone the second it leaves your mind?
What I would really like to have been, given a perfect world, is a jazz pianist. I mean jazz. I don’t mean rock and roll. I mean the never-the-same-twice music the American black people gave the world.
In every decade rock and roll starts to get very serious and navel gazing and kind of self serious and every once and a while it kind of needs a kick in the pants.
When people talk about the ’60s I never think that was me there. It was me and I was in it, but I was never enamoured with all that. It’s supposed to be sex and drugs and rock and roll and I’m not really like that. I’ve never really seen the Rolling Stones as anything.
No one ever questions the disorder behind her tarantula LA glamour вЂ“ sociopathy, narcissism вЂ“ because itвЂ™s good rock and roll, good entertainment! I have a low tolerance for manipulative, egomaniacal behaviour, and usually have to remind myself that the person might be mentally ill.
I think that being precious and rock and roll should never go together.
It’s the same at a rock-and-roll concert. You have an opening number with a strong entrance; then you go through a lot of the old standards, building up to your hit song at the end.