“A jumbo jet taking off from LAX is like 30 smokers smoking 200 cigarettes a day for 30 fuckin’ years. And they want me to stop smoking THIS?! fuck off”
We recorded his track in Los Angeles in maybe two takes about a year and a half ago. Until then I’d never met what I’d call a real rock ‘n’ roll hero before. Fuck Elvis and Keith Richards, Lemmy’s the king of rock ‘n’ roll – he told me he never considered Motörhead a metal band, he was quite adamant. Lemmy’s a living, breathing, drinking and snorting fucking legend. No one else comes close.
Tom Verlaine (born Thomas Miller, December 13, 1949):
Singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the frontman for the New York rock band Television.
|Birth name||Thomas Miller|
|Born||13 December 1949
Morristown, New Jersey, United States
|Genres||Punk rock, art punk, post-punk, new wave|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, piano|
|Associated acts||Television, Neon Boys|
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When you sit down and think about what rock ‘n’ roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock ‘n’ roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues.
~Little RichardLittle Richard Interview with Bill Boggs:
photo: Baron Wolman
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell
You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it’s just complaining.
|Born||October 10, 1946 (age 72)|
|Labels||Atlantic, Asylum, Oh Boy, Rhino|
|Associated acts||Steve Goodman|
John Prine (born October 10, 1946, in Maywood, Illinois) is an American country/folk singer-songwriter. He has been active as a recording artist and live performer since the early 1970s.
September 29: Jerry Lee Lewis was born in 1935
“I am right. I`m always right. One time I thought I was wrong, I found out I was right. ”
~Jerry Lee Lewis
“Just point me to the piano and give me my money. In fifteen minutes I’ll have ’em SHAKIN’, SHOUTIN’, SHIVERIN’, and SHAKIN'”
~Jerry Lee Lewis
|Birth name||Jerry Lee Lewis|
|Also known as||The Killer|
|Born||September 29, 1935 (age 83)|
|Origin||Ferriday, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Genres||Rock and roll, country, rockabilly, blues, Honky tonk, gospel|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, pianist|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar|
|Labels||Sun, Mercury, Sire/Warner Bros, MCA|
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname “The Killer”.