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"All rock musicians are deaf—or insensitive to mellow sounds."
A lot of people don't know about music, but buy records. A lot of people that know about music can't afford to buy records.
All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds.
Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can't assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what David Bowie is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution.
Bessie Smith is an old blues singer I liked a lot. John Lennon has a nice voice.
I don't believe there is security. You could die tomorrow.
I don't like cassettes. They sound terrible. I record on them when I'm in the toilet writing songs, but that's about it.
I'm not the kind of cat that will OD. I am religious and mentally and spiritually clean. I don't do anything to an excess. I don't have any consuming pain inside me like many pop stars. I don't have a death wish.
I'm an old rocker. I used to appreciate Buddy Holly. I once carried Eddie Cochran's guitar for him when I was 8 years old.
It's like if you take acid, it burns out brain cells and they don't regrow. Rock is like that-it has killed beautiful people musically, physically and mentally.
Most people listen to hi-fi wrongly. Practically everyone has too much bass on because they think it's groovy. Bass has to be bright funk.
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