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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.
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All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds.
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Basically I am just a street kid and all the money I have now has allowed me to buy my freedom.
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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.
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Bessie Smith is an old blues singer I liked a lot. John Lennon has a nice voice.
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Children of the Revolution is lightly political in its own way, but I just don't say who it's against, you know? You have the choice to sort it out yourself.
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Emotion has to be foremost. when I feel emotional I'm equipped to express myself.
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I brought home Bill Haley's Rock Around the Clock and the rest is history, as they say. It was the best thing I had ever heard.
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I can play piano a bit, bass, organ, melotron. You can play anything if you try.
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I don't believe there is security. You could die tomorrow.
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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.
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I don't like telephones.
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I don't try to be a star. Some people are just special, marked with something. They know it about themselves.
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I don't try to chase after the latest audio stuff.
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I feel there is a curse on rock stars.
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I knew Jimi Hendrix about 1967 when he first came to England, so I could see him develop, and he was incredible.
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I live my life with a sense of urgency that most people can't comprehend.
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I loved being out in the city at night. I loved meeting new people all the time. I was always being thrilled by the possibility of what could happen next.
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I never understood why people had dark windows in cars. I do now. There are times when attention can be fun. But it's not always like that.
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I prefer Jimmy Page to Jeff Beck. I think Eric Clapton is the most tasteful.
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I really do feel there are many lives; not just this one.
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I suppose most songs would be in E or G. But that's the basic range. I do a lot in C, do some in D. Take you pick.
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I tend to play a lot of blues things at home, because most blues things are basically within a 12-bar pattern.
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I think I am a child. Everything blows my mind.
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I think you can state a thing so openly it defeats the purpose, which I think John Lennon has done recently.
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I want fun now, life is here to enjoy, not to complicate and make difficult.
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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.
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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.
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I'm obviously not going to be changed because of the success, I haven't been so far. I'm an honest person. I feel periods of great energy and periods of great weariness.
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I'm very much a media person. I always have the television on and the sound down when I'm listening to records.
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I've always been able to adjust to any sort of situation. If I lost all of my money tomorrow, it wouldn't worry me because I've been about as poor as you can get.
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I've never been into the trappings of luxury.
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I've never seriously thought about building a home studio like so many rock musicians do.
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If you Dolby when you record and then Dolby when you master, you can get a woolly sound.
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In the film, Children of the Revolution is 12 minutes long.
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It's real hard getting used to another country.
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Metal Guru is like one of your local deities, it's a personal god, a superhero, someone who would help you. I was trying to get down some religious sentiment without it being religious.
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My first group was Tyrannosaurus Rex, which got together in 1968 and we came to the US in 1969.
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Really, everything has to be enjoyable. I don't do it for the money anymore. I'm a millionaire. I have half a dozen cars and a house in England.
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Ringo and I are very close friends.
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Some of the best classical records I've heard have been 78's.
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Some of the Motown things are good. There are lots of good, good black people, like Otis Redding and Buddy Guy.
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Some people think because I wear makeup that I am gay. But one thing has nothing to do with the other.
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When I play a live gig once a week it helps to recharge me. I'm working on my new sound. Softer but harder, like liquid concrete.
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When I was 14, I was a mod fashion model and made weekly appearances on British TV. When I was 17 I was a chauffeur to a rich man in Paris, a professional magician.
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When I'm in America I tend to listen to more black stations.
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When we play badly I know we're playing badly. I don't care if there's a million kids going mad, I'm not happy.
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Without the friends I have around me I'd be in a mental institution. That's a fact.
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