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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.'
If you want to release your aggression, get up and dance. That's what rock and roll is all about.
The whole world loves American movies, blue jeans, jazz and rock and roll. It is probably a better way to get to know our country than by what politicians or airline commercials represent.
The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the Queen.
What would rock and roll be without ambition, craziness, danger, and fun?
People who got on their feet and freaked about were called idiot dancers. and nobody wants to be called an idiot dancer. But the whole idea of rock and roll is to get people off their arses - that's what it's about.
Energy is so important. If you don't have it, don't bother with rock and roll.
Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.
I wanted to have the adoration of John Lennon but have the anonymity of Ringo Starr. I didn't want to be a frontman. I just wanted to be back there and still be a rock and roll star at the same time.
You see, rock and roll isn't a career or hobby - it's a life force. It's something very essential.
All the skateboarding brands that I was into had graphic T-shirts. In the '90s, there were different styles that went along with the different influences in skateboarding, whether that be hip-hop or rock and roll and grunge. And that's what I was into, so I was following all that.
What are the symbols of American strength, wealth, power and modernity? Certainly not jazz and rock and roll, not chewing-gum or hamburgers, Broadway or Hollywood. It's their skyscrapers. Their Pentagon. Their science. Their technology.
If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
Rock and Roll has no beginning and no end for it is the very pulse of life itself.
You gotta remember: we're musicians... we're just crazy people who can't get along sometimes. I've definitely come to the table with my knife in my pocket a couple of times; you know how it is. It's part of being human. Now add fame and money and all that rock and roll craziness to it - we're lucky we don't eat each other in this industry!
Half of the modern world goes back as far as Pearl Jam. The real historians go back to U2. But they need to go back further. They have to go back to the '50s and '60s, where things started. That's how you get to be your own personality, by studying the masters. Rock and roll was white kids trying to make black music and failing, gloriously!
Steven Van Zandt
Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards.
The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
I am fascinated by the places that music comes from, like fife-and-drum blues from southern Mississippi or Cajun music out of Lafayette, Louisiana, shape-note singing, old harp singing from the mountains - I love that stuff. It's like the beginning of rock and roll: something comes down from the hills, and something comes up from the delta.
Rock and roll is here to stay.
I'm ready to rock and roll.
It was always my belief that rock and roll belonged in the hands of the people, not rock stars.
I'm not in the leftist controlled Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of my political views, primarily my lifelong militant support of the NRA, the Second Amendment, and my belief that the only good bad guy is a dead bad guy.
Rock and roll has probably given more than it's taken.
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