I don't know about five guys against the world. It's more like five guys against these three chords, and we're gonna wrestle 'em down no matter what it takes.
I loved Mal Evans holding one note down on You Won't See Me from Rubber Soul.
Fortunately, as we all know, it's impossible for anybody but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith.
I did enjoy Nashville a lot of the time, because I made really good friends who were really good songwriters, and they would be a joy to hang out with.
I think that with Bob Dylan around, we're living in an era where we have Whitman presenting new work, we have Dickens presenting new work, we have Yeats and Shakespeare presenting new work. It's that level.
If you call attention to yourself at the expense of the song, that's the cardinal sin.
I try to find little things that you can do to move the song along and things that serve the song.
We started with Denny Cordell, and he was a great record producer. He knew exactly how to take a band that knew absolutely nothing, and guide you without trying to tell you what to do.
Besides, I'm fairly incompetent. I can't play that fast.
I think I drift toward sad love songs.
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