Best 266 of Rock and roll quotes - MyQuotes
Because some things in life just hurt so much that you need to feel physical pain to start to heal from it.
Rock and roll just used to be for kicks, now a days it's politics.
Loudon Wainwright Iii
I wasn't in a lot of rock and roll bands. I was in jug bands and things when I was in school.
Our eyes met and locked as the song came to a halt, followed by a screaming conclusion from the crowd, girls around us pressing me into the stage, forcing all the air out of my lungs, but I’d forgotten about doing anything so basic as breathing.
Steven Van Zandt
The first rule of rock and roll is it's all about live. Then you have to learn a second craft, which is making records. It should go in that order.
Look,’ she said, sidling a little closer to him in the lift. ‘I understand this wasn’t what you bargained for when some cute girl at the café dared you to jump out of a plane with her. You were in it for thrills and sex and you got breast-cancer girl, her terrifying friend and her flaky mother. That’s above and beyond. And I totally get you’re here because you’d feel like some louse if you left her now, but it’s okay, she’s going to be fine, I’m going to take good care of her.
Music touching my soul, the spirit dance was unfolding.
We may be finished with the past but the past is not finished with us.
My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
I usually listen to classic rock and roll.
William F. Buckley Jr.
Presley brought an excitement to singing, in part because rock and roll was greeted as his invention, but for other reasons not so widely reflected on: Elvis Presley had the most beautiful singing voice of any human being on earth.
Music, Rock and Roll music especially, is such a generational thing. Each generation must have their own music, I had my own in my generation, you have yours, everyone I know has their own generation.
Billy Bob Thornton
I worked as a roadie in the rock and roll business which was great fun. Very little money, very little food and the whole thing about the roadie's lifestyle is great because all the groupies have to go through the roadies to get to the rock stars. It's not necessarily true.
Decadent self-expression has no place in rock and roll.
punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying 'This is who I am
The biggest problem in rock journalism is that often the writers main motivation is to become friends with the band. Theyre not really journalists; theyre people who want to be involved in rock and roll.
Randolph Randy Camp
Just hold on.
Well all of Chuck's children are out there playing his licks, get into your kicks. Come back baby, rock and roll never forgets.
Lord, I am a surgeon and music is my knife. It cuts away my sorrow and purifies my life.
He shook his head at her question. Did women really think men cared about that stuff? Did he care if she did this all the time? Definitely, definitely not. He could honestly say he did not give a flying fuck whether this girl dragged guys home every other day to have her way with them for seven hours. He was just glad as hell she’d decided to do it with him. Today. And hopefully maybe again. Sometime.
My sister got lucky, married a yuppie, and took him for all he was worth. Now she's a swinger dating a singer, I can't decide which is worse.
Kid's little binges, his forays into intoxication were affecting everyone now. They were affecting their goals and dreams. They were affecting Natasha. She was probably drinking just to deal with him.
Drive away and try to keep smiling. Get a little rock and roll on the radio and go toward life with all the courage you can find and all the belief you can muster. Be true, be brave, stand.
But tonight, this is what I can give you. I can offer you the vault of heaven, the firmament of the stars in the sky, and me
Now, some guys' five minutes are worth other guys' fifty years, and while burning out in one brilliant supernova will send record sales through the roof, leave you living fast, dying young, leaving a beautiful corpse, there is something to be said for living. Personally, I like my gods old, grizzled and here.
My guitar wants to kill your mama.
Ain't singing for Pepsi, ain't singing for Coke, I don't sing for nobody, makes me look like a joke.
When I first got famous, Greg Dulli was also just starting to cook with the Afghan Whigs, and because of the MTV awards I met Dave Grohl and Nirvana and all these rock and roll bands. So I had experience with what it was like when people were taking off at that time.
Cats on the bandstand, give them each a big hand, anyone who sweats like that must be all right.
Sex, dr... inking and rock'n'roll.
I soaked my soul in Rock and Roll
Rock and roll has probably given more than it's taken.
Rock and roll cola wars, I can't take it any more.
Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal.
Brenda Sutton Rose
A real musician ain’t gonna choose his own guitar like an evil master choosing his slave. The guitar will choose his master and when he does, you’ll know it.
I first met Jimmy Page in London in 1961, and he was listening to James Burton, Scotty Moore and Cliff Gallup with Gene Vincent, as was I ... these were the rock and roll guys who really sparked our interest in the guitar, and later we delved into other things and went different directions ... during my time with Eric Clapton, we talked about what we'd listened to early on, and he was a huge fan of Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis
Jon Bon Jovi
It's a little hard for me to stand behind the walls of the great mansion and play rock and roll star. I feel the need to give back.
Don’t beat yourself up, son. I’m sure there is a culture on this spinning ball of dirt where you can be pretty. If not, do rock ‘n roll, or practice words. That shit’s pretty as well.
All I want to do, is write rock and roll that you could listen to as you got older, and it wouldn't lose anything; it would be timeless, in the subject matter and the literacy of the lyrics.
Sex and drugs and rock and roll.
I'm not a big fan of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's just a personal thing, not an ego thing.
When you look at me, tease my desire with a mere gaze, it shreds the edges of my soul… ~ Ripp Collins
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'
Find myself a rock and roll band, that needs a helping hand.
I don't want to be a playwright, I want to be a rock and roll star.
Tonight I am going to defecate on stage because I think that is the only way to express the nature of my soul according to rock and roll.
I'm forty-two," he said. "That's eighty-four in musician years.
A girl playing rock and roll, it's saying I own my sexuality and I'm going to tell you what I'm going to do. And I think people just find that threatening.
Rock and roll hoochie koo, lawdy mama, light my fuse.
I always felt that I was one of the women who helped lay the foundation for rock and roll. But I'd always been overlooked by the Hall of Fame.