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  • We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.

    Music   Jesus   Rocks  
    Interview with Maureen Cleave in Evening Standard 4 Mar. 1966. Cf. Zelda Fitzgerald
  • A lot of people think that punk rock musicians don't know what they're doing.

    Thinking   Rocks   People  
  • A rock musician's career is short-lived. To extend it, you need to do other things to keep yourself fresh.

  • Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

    Life   Music   Beautiful  
  • Being a rock musician is already like ego-tripping hardcore. You're self-consumed, and you're always thinking. It's really easy to say, "I'm going to write a song about this situation, and when I'm done, everyone will care." To everybody else, that's ego-tripping.

    Song   Writing   Thinking  
    Interview with Amanda Petrusich, March 1, 2004.
  • Folk musicians have a lot of the same self-importance, but they're way more cruel and jealous than rock musicians - I know this for a fact because I used to be a folk musician.

    Jealous   Rocks   Self  
  • I liked rock music going back to the '60s, but I never ever had any desire to be a rock musician and when I started doing a band it was experimental music.

    Rocks   Desire   Musician  
  • Rock's always been the devil's music.

    Rocks   Devil   Satanic  
  • I started playing guitar at the age of 8 or 9 years. Very early, and I was like already into pop music and was just trying to copy what I heard on the radio. And at a very early age I started experimenting with old tape recorders from my parents. I was 11 or 12 at that time and then when I was like 14 or 15 I had a punk band. I made all the classic rock musician's evolutions and then in the early nineties I bought my first sampler and that is how I got into electronic music, because I was able to produce it on my own. That was quite a relief.

    Rocks   Guitar   Years  
  • There seems to be an inclination among rock musicians to be very carefree with money, but I negotiate the best flight and hotel deals on our tours to maximise the band's income - I don't want too see too much taken off the top line.

    Taken   Rocks   Musician  
  • Most rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.

    Funny   Writing   Humor  
    Quoted in Chicago Tribune, 18 Jan. 1978
  • I think some of the musicians are more like punk rock musicians. It's like an art as opposed to being a musician. It's definitely more radical psychedelic bands, more than anything.

    Art   Thinking   Rocks  
    "Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Talks ATP". Interview with Mark Richardson, August 27, 2009.
  • The best rock musicians are the most exciting people in the world.

    Rocks   People   Musician  
  • I didn't have any aspirations of becoming famous or successful; in fact I was scared to death of all that. I remember somebody once said that if a rock musician goes on tour, he goes insane. I was very impressionable and I carried this useless weight of fear around with me about going on tour, all because of this thing somebody said.

    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

    Music   Witty   Humorous  
    Quoted in Robert Byrne, The Other 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said (1984)
  • I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.

    Rocks   Musician   Felt  
  • I still don't understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out with rock musicians in studios. I certainly have respect for those who make music their livelihood.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • There is a limited supply of excellent songs, but I am not the only one. Paul McCartney, one of the best songwriters of all time, has only produced manure for the past 25 years. Rock musicians over 30 only produce unimportant material.

    Song   Past   Rocks  
    "Sir Paul has just written manure for years", July 2, 2002.
  • Growing up, I fantasized about being a rock musician and that somehow it would be really easy. I didn't realize that it's so much work.

    Interview with Matt Nye, January 1999.
  • Every generation of rock musician will understand that we wouldn't be anywhere without the support of teenagers buying the records.

  • Lately, I'm spending more and more time working with non-rock musicians and leaving the mainstream - almost dissolving into another world, musically.

  • All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds.

    Rocks   Musician   Sound  
  • When we started making electronic music I imagined that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad.

    Dad   Rocks   People  
    "Horn of plenty". Interview with Will Hodgkinson, November 5, 2004.
  • That's the gamble that you make when you decide to become a rock musician. It's totally unpredictable.

  • I guess I'm used to seeing actors, but rock musicians still hold a special magic for me.

    Rocks   Magic   Special  
    "The Hilarious Hank Azaria". Interview with Kathryn Hahn, September 28, 2014.
  • I lived in an area where there were a lot of rock musicians, and we got together regularly in our studios.

  • You know what rock musicians are? They are hung up, neurotic, over-weight hippies with sex problems.

    Sex   Hippie   Rocks  
  • Rock musicians, and a vast array of popular-music musicians, due to their wealth, acquired through the mass of their notoriety, are able to be listened to and heard and thus are able to effect change on an international level.

    Change   Rocks   Musician  
  • Many rock musicians are excellent cooks, I've found, and those that are prefer to eat their own cooking in the studio. I encourage this behavior as I also enjoy the benefits of fresh food

  • Rock musicians are consistent in their disdain and irreverent treatment of Jesus Christ.

    Tim F. LaHaye, Beverly LaHaye (1995). “The Spirit-Filled Family”, Harvest House Pub
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