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Robin Trower Quotes and Sayings

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Radio is commercial, isn't it.
Its a business.
- Robin Trower

I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present,
and went from there.
- Robin Trower

I have short hands.
That's why I have to bend up to notes;
I can't always reach the frets.
- Robin Trower

While I was with Procol Harum, the only time I'd see
my guitar was either when I walked onstage or in the studio.
- Robin Trower

 

I don't tend to have a favorite album;
I tend to have favorite tracks.
There are flaws in every album that spoil it for me.
- Robin Trower

The first real thing I heard was Three O'Clock Blues by B.B.
King.
That's where it all began for me.
- Robin Trower

I feel that my playing on the first album was probably some of my best.
- Robin Trower

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If I could sing, I wouldn't be a guitarist.
- Robin Trower

I think the fundamental part of my technique is my vibrato.
- Robin Trower

I go through about two Fender mediums a night because
I don't pick straight down;
it's sort of sideways,
and it shaves them off.
- Robin Trower

I was very keen on people like Elvis,
Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Gene Vincent.
- Robin Trower

It all comes down to the density of the wood.
Every guitar's different.
- Robin Trower

I didn't want to get attached to one guitar;
I didn't want to have an instrument that was irreplaceable.
- Robin Trower

I have done some things that I'm very proud of.
I don't think you can say any more than that,
really.
- Robin Trower

I can't say I feel influenced by today's guitar players.
- Robin Trower

The States still has the best audiences by far.
- Robin Trower

A wah-wah is important as well.
I love it; it makes the guitar scream.
- Robin Trower

I wouldn't count myself as being a true blues guitarist
because I feel you have to live it.
- Robin Trower

It's impossible to play a run with as much feeling as a single note.
I've never been so much into runs as making single notes cry.
- Robin Trower

I think it's a sensible thing not to read your fan mail -
not to take it too seriously.
- Robin Trower

It was an experience being on a Beatles tour.
They weren't very good.
The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
- Robin Trower

I've always been the first to admit that Jimi was a
very big influence on my early stuff.
- Robin Trower

When you start believing you're something special,
then you're not going to be striving to move forward.
- Robin Trower

Music has nothing to do with your technical ability.
- Robin Trower

My songs are more arrangements than they are songs.
- Robin Trower

When I was a little kid, I was very impressed with Elvis.
- Robin Trower

The ability to make music is a gift that you're born with;
it's not something you can learn.
- Robin Trower

A certain death of an artist is overconfidence.
- Robin Trower

I go for as much feeling as I can rather than show
what I can do up and down the neck.
I don't play to show people ability.
- Robin Trower

I feel I've been blessed with a gift of creativity and composition.
That's why I've been able to keep going.
- Robin Trower

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth
are rotting when I listen to the radio.
- Bono

We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and
the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded
at a radio station on the stairway,
and we did a record and it got put out.
- Tommy Chong

You know, a left-winger, the barrier to success if
you're on the left in commercial radio is a mile and
a half higher than it is if you're on the right.
- Robert McChesney

I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons
of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about
the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly.
It was a dream gig.
- Joe Rogan

But you know, I always said that no one else on my block was on the radio,
and it was fun.
- Ed Bradley

I love listening to new stuff, at home in LA I always
have the radio on to hear what is happening.
- Tom Jones

We host some trips all over the world.
We go to Alaska.
We go to Mexico.
We're going to Venezuela in December.
We've been to Russia, all in conjunction with the radio show.
- Martin Milner

Gleason became like a mentor of mine.
I had Gleason helping me on television,
Godfrey on radio.
- Larry King

Recently I've been participating in radio and television
talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences,
and shooting my mouth off and really going to town.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

Politics is developing more comedians than radio ever did.
- Jimmy Durante

Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life.
In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television
and leave something to see it.
- Robert Redford

Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.
- David R. Gergen

Watching television in those days was not the same
experience as it is today.
After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
- Annette Funicello

Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness
book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots,
just little things and found I really liked it.
- Matthew McGrory

In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle.
Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts,
Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians.
- Jack Irons

I could tell my parents hated me.
My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I never listen to the radio unless I rent a car.
- David Byrne

Our parents came home one day and heard us,
and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us.
- Barry Gibb

The college stations have a big voice,
and I would like to become more involved with them.
I would like to have symposiums with the members of
various college radio stations.
- Angie Stone

My dad heard of a studio on the radio,
and it was advertised as a place for kids to meet kids,
and it was actually a studio, and that's where I met my manager and agent.
- Mila Kunis

I get younger people who watch Conan or The Daily Show,
but before that it was mostly people who knew me from public radio.
Those people are kind of old.
- Sarah Vowell

Radio is immediate.
- Wink Martindale

Talk radio doesn't need to be political.
- Jim Sullivan

I think you have to have a jazz pedigree to be on jazz radio.
- Rita Coolidge

Politics is not my life.
I have a career in radio and another career in film.
- Jesse Ventura

There is not a lot that keeps me glued to the radio as I used to be.
- Boz Scaggs

The radio was my pal.
I was just crazy about it.
- Bob Edwards

Whatever had been on the radio in the '60s;
I mean we were always listening to the radio.
- Tom Araya

The majors, they have to control the distribution,
the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases,
even the venues.
And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors.
- Roy Ayers

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and
television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice.
Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
- Tom C. Clark

Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media.
But the Interne is making an end run around talk radio.
Suddenly we're faced with an information age.
- Pete du Pont

That's why I've always been appreciative of truly creative radio commercials.
- Richard Roeper

I don't listen to the radio too much,
but usually I listen to Stanley Brothers and Ralph
Stanley more than I do anybody!
- Ralph Stanley

As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum,
we can do these adequately from the ground because
the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves.
- Claude Nicollier

Then I went to radio with Sinatra and I watched that disappear.
- Skitch Henderson

I would recommend that anyone who wants to do comedy on TV to do radio first.
- David Walliams

In scoring we have a lot that was not evident in the shooting.
The radio is on all the time.
- Debbie Allen

We were lumped into the Lite Metal radio bands.
- Kip Winger

I still tune in to the radio and listen to pop music
and enjoy it as much as I ever have.
- Kim Wilde

I was born in 1942, so I was mainly aware of Howard
Hughes' name on RKO Radio Pictures.
- Martin Scorsese


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