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Rock Music Quotes

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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.'
- Elvis Presley

I have very eclectic taste in music,
but when it comes to going to concerts,
I like going to rock concerts.
- Fran Drescher

Country music is completely punk-rock.
It's the original punk-rock.
- Neko Case

I was listening to music long before rock 'n roll.
- Bill Wyman

 

But there are rock and roll fans all over this continent and all over the globe,
really, and we're just set at marking the planet with
Styx music until the day we die.
- James Young

I pick up the New York Times or Time and it's talking
about the latest rock group,
which I'm sure is exciting to some people,
but it neglects a huge area of music.
- George Crumb

My music isn't anything but me.
It has jazz in it, and rock'n'roll, and it has an urgency to it.
- Neil Young

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I think what I'm going to do is get more balance in
my life to still be able to go out and play the hard
rock 'n' roll and do what I like to do in music.
- Joan Jett

I played Big Band jazz music.
I wasn't into rock and roll.
I was just there because it was a living.
I surprised everyone.
I'm still surprising people.
- Bobby Vinton

I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973.
The music was sanity and balance.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

I'm not trying to overcome my father or fill his shoes
or reach any kind of level that he did.
We're talking about a Mozart of rock music.
- Sean Lennon

I mean, there's times to rock and roll,
and I love that too.
But I think my first love is acoustic music.
- Graham Nash

There are times when what's happening in rock is the best music in the world,
and there are times when there is nothing worthwhile at all.
- Carla Bley

You're talking to someone who really understands rock music.
- Tipper Gore

So when you enjoy the beats, the rock music -
maybe even toned down with an orchestra -
you are enjoying the spirit of the black race.
And that's what I emphasize to the students.
- Warren Jeffs

I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord
straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty
music and three minute good songs.
- Joan Jett

Rock 'n' roll music is what gets me off.
- Joan Jett

The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world.
It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills.
They really nailed how dumb rock can be.
- Jack Black

Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it.
It gets up and drops its trousers.
- Bruce Dickinson

Rock became an incredible commercial success,
people just became bored with serious music,
and it was forgotten.
- Henry Flynt

I'm starting to feel like so much of rock music is derivative and boring.
- Mary Timony

I hate the rock music tradition.
I can't bear it!
- Brian Eno

I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme.
That was my goal.
Once I was good enough, I quit.
Now my music has to have some rock.
- Jack Black

I didn't plan on rock-n-roll.
I wanted to learn jazz; I got to know some people doing rock-n-roll with jazz,
and I thought I could make some money playing music.
- Robby Krieger

By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum.
- Steve Albini

Rock is young music, it is youth oriented.
It just speaks for a generation.
- Ruben Blades

Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still,
I don't want to be singing music like that.
- Hilary Duff

I think the world is ready for some rock 'n' roll.
Some real time guys that play their own instruments,
write their own songs, and sing the music and have a good time doing it.
- Vince Neil

I hate most of what constitutes rock music,
which is basically middle-aged crap.
- Sting

I would have quit before I went rock-n-roll.
I know one way, and that's natural, and when I can't make it,
I'll come home and stay.
I believe in my music.
- Ralph Stanley

I think it had something to do with my love of music,
especially rock music.
- Gary Cole

Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens
people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
- Salman Rushdie

If anyone asks you what kind of music you play,
tell him 'pop.' Don't tell him 'rock'n'roll' or they
won't even let you in the hotel.
- Buddy Holly

I'm sure there are a few things in my CD collection
that might surprise people.
I like classical music, the blues, and I'm a big fan of alternative rock.
- Brad Paisley

We've got great fans that rock and roll won't have,
because you can have a one-hit record and country music used to,
not so much anymore and you have a fan forever.
- Tanya Tucker

I had never done TV.
I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music.
Nobody ever comes off well on TV.
- Dan Fogelberg

Latin music has many international influences -
pop,
rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
- Ednita Nazario

I always felt rock and roll was very,
very wholesome music.
- Aretha Franklin

I didn't want to go out and change anything.
I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background,
which was rock and blues and hip-hop.
- Kid Rock

If rock-and-roll is well done, there's nothing so terribly
wrong with that kind of music.
But the lyrics are another story.
- Kate Smith

I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music.
I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll.
- Adrian Mitchell

Yeah, man I am going to be writing a book soon.
The reality of being in a rock band in the music business'.
- Steve Brown

Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll;
women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly
they're angry and militant.
- Ani DiFranco

That's what drew me to rock music in the first place -
that sense of remaking the world on your own terms.
- Stephan Jenkins

I've always liked pop music.
There was a bit of a misunderstanding with the avant-garde rock scene,
because I think I was sort of swimming the wrong way,
really.
- Robert Wyatt

We've been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring,
which is very different, a change of style for us -
it's going to be almost like rock music.
- Neil Tennant

I don't limit my taste.
There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera.
I've been listening to what was essentially country music,
but it crossed over to rock.
- Rick Moranis

Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted
with the idiom of country or rock music,
it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar.
Bars are a rehearsal place.
- Garth Hudson

I have to admit, I do not listen to much rock music.
- Giorgio Moroder

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards.
- Keith Richards

I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother.
It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music.
- Kevin Bacon

Rap actually comes out of punk rock,
not black music.
- Stanley Crouch

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

Style has always been very important to us.
We grew up in the '70s.
Music was glam rock, punk rock and a very stylish movement.
- Nick Rhodes

I can play punk rock, and I love playing punk rock,
but I was into every other style of music before I played punk rock.
- Travis Barker

I wanna show that gospel, country, blues,
rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing.
Those are the American music and that is the American culture.
- Etta James

I'm very moved by Renaissance music,
but I still love to play hard rock -
though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I'm John Lee Hooker in the sense that he was a blues
man and he played blues his whole life.
I'm a rock guy and I'm going to play rock music my whole life.
- Sammy Hagar

There's not much music I'll listen to if it doesn't have pretty heavy swing.
Rhythm is so important.
Punk rock would have more power and feeling if it had swing.
- Greg Ginn

Good rock music always tends to be around.
- Dave Davies

The biggest misconception about us is that we're just a rock band.
We think our music is a cross-section of many genres;
a hybrid of what the six of us have grown up on.
- Brad Delson

It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country.
We were all struggling to learn music,
it might be Country, Jazz, Classical,
Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll.
- Jim Sullivan

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.
- Keith Richards

When we started making electronic music I imagined
that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must
have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad.
- Trevor Horn

It is, we wanted to make a record that reflected our
love of Hard-Rock music and it is sort of Metal though
we don't really describe ourselves as Metal.
- Adam Rich

When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became
less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps
they might not regain the value they have to music -
they are music.
- Dinah Shore

I'm not terribly happy about rock and roll.
Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing;
it makes you feel like an idiot.
- Manuel Puig

I grew up mostly with classical, big band,
and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening
to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
- Moira Kelly

The country experience was more of a departure.
When you consider my education and my upbringing,
you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth
of my popular music aspirations.
- Tom Wopat

We didn't go for music that sounded like blues,
or jazz, or rock, or Led Zeppelin, or Rolling Stones.
We didn't want to be like any of the other bands.
- Michael Giles


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