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  • I have to say I have never been comfortable with somebody else telling me what to do - in any way.

  • Everybody who I ever cared about has told me that they like my music: Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Al Green, The Spinners, Smokey Robinson. Everybody that matters.

    Green   Bob   Matter  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • I love antique architecture, so if I have any indulgences, I have owned and renovated and reconstructed a lot of old houses.

  • I'm in the trenches; I do the best work I can always do. Having said that, the way that what I do converges with the outside world is fascinating to me. Because it ebbs and flows. People's interest and understanding, it changes all the time.

  • Americans think that if you're popular, there must be something wrong with you.

    Thinking   Ifs  
  • If Paul McCartney tells me that so-and-so song is his favorite song, what do I care? What do I care what anybody else says?

    Song   Care   Ifs  
  • I returned to upstate NY where I just laid in bed for days with a fever that just wouldn't go away. After more of this, I grew increasingly sure that this was not simply the flu!

    Going Away   Bed   Fever  
  • The biggest honor of my career was when I won R&B Artist of the Year back in the 1970s. I look at that as a major honor.

    Artist   Years   Careers  
  • If you take a bunch of superstars and put them in a room where they don't have their assistants and entourage, it's funny to see what happens.

  • I never felt entitled to anything. I'm the hardest worker I know.

    Hardest   Workers   Knows  
  • To me, there's two kinds of music these days. There's ephemeral music, and there's music that has lasting power and depth.

    Two   Depth   Ephemeral  
  • Most artists try to avoid cliches, but it's pretty hard to avoid them if you yourself end up being one.

    Artist   Trying   Cliche  
  • I was very inspired by my mother. She was a vocal teacher and sang in a band, and my first memories of her were going out with her on the local circuit.

  • I have an English family and I've lived in England for years.

    Years   England  
  • Like all soul singers, I grew up singing in church but sometimes I would leave early and sit in the car listening to gospel band, The Blind Boys of Alabama. Hearing their lead singer Clarence made me connect the idea of church and show business and see how I could make a career singing music that stirred the soul.

    Boys   Careers   Ideas  
  • I think Philadelphia has been underrated over the years as a musical region.

  • Traditionally, duos get accused of lots of things.

    Duos   Accused  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • What I do isn't black music, it's just my music.

    Interview with Chris Dahlen, pitchfork.com. August 21, 2007.
  • Around 1974, I graduated into the occult, and spent a sold six or seven years immersed in the Kabala and the Chaldean, Celtic, and Druidic traditions I also became fascinated with Aleister Crowley, the nineteenth-century magician who shared these beliefs.

    Years   Six   Belief  
    Penthouse Magazine Interview, www.salon.com. March, 1987.
  • As a singer, I float around. I'm kind of scatty, bouncing around a lot. I try to adapt to what's going on around me in the song and the arrangement.

    Song   Trying   Singers  
  • The difference between me and other people in my generation is instead of saying the Internet's killing the record business, I say, 'Who cares about the record business, the Internet is enhancing music.

  • As I got older, my voice got better.

    "Daryl Hall interview: how to make your dreams come true". Interview with Gene Myers, genemyers.wordpress.com. February 13, 2012.
  • Every artistic form has its golden age, and unfortunately I think the golden age for whatever I do probably ended about 1990.

    Thinking   Age   Golden  
  • Smokey Robinson is one of my heroes as a singer and songwriter, a major influence on my own music from the very start.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • I wanted to show the world, and myself too, what I can do. I came up in the world of Philadelphia soul, but I'm fluent in a lot of languages musically and I like working with different people from different generations.

  • I was a pioneer in MTV and I was there from the very beginning. So I saw how that developed and how loose it was and how much fun it was in its looseness. And I was influenced a lot by that.

    Fun   Mtv   Pioneers  
  • When you have that first flash of what you think is going to be a great idea-from the mouth, from the hands-that's an amazing feeling. I don't think anything's quite as good as that.

    "HALL AND OATES: Soul Survivors". Interview with Ken Sharp, americansongwriter.com. January 23, 2009.
  • I grew up in a very racially integrated place called Pottstown. It was an agricultural / industrial town which has since become a suburb of Philadelphia. I grew up basically in a black neighborhood.

    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • If you work hard and you're good, you can build something for yourself.

    Hard Work   Hard   Ifs  
  • The Daryls House thing has made me into a live musician even more than I ever was, and even in the way I record.

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Daryl Hall

  • Born: October 11, 1946
  • Occupation: Singer