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Yeah, I wanted to know where they got it from, what it was all about, you know, and it seemed to strike something in me…
When you’re onstage with an electric band going through a massive P.A. system, it’s very artificial. You can’t really hear your own voice as it…
It’s very dependent on your state of mind. And your emotional state as well. And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don’t really…
The first one was quite cheap, but that was expensive for us. For my folks to buy on the Never Never. It was quite, you…
It’s taken me to be an older guy, an old man, to have an old man’s voice. Because I only liked old men’s voices. As…
I’m not a big fan of lead vocalists, people who sing but don’t play. I never wanted to be in a band where the guy…
I think I deliberately sold out a couple of times. I picked the songs that I thought would do well in the marketplace, even though…
I tried when I was 13, when my grandparents gave me an acoustic guitar, and I tried for a year. It hurt so much to…
I remember when I thought of singing as the bit that went between the guitar playing – something I couldn’t wait to get out of…
Although they can do it all the time, you know, they’re far better than me, on a musically, on a theoretical music level. You know,…
The first guitar I ever had was a gut-string Spanish guitar, and I couldn’t really get the hang of it. I was only 13, and…
They looked great, you know the drawings of the guys playing looked great and bits of string around their necks. So it didn’t seem to…
Leave bands, go back to obscurity if I choose to, without a great sense of loss of security because it’s all been based on the…
It was a mystery to me, how the tuning was, or the style seemed to come out of nowhere, it obviously had roots in America…
I remember hearing Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Big Bill Broonzy, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley and not really knowing anything about the geography or…
I mean, the sound of an amplified guitar in a room full of people was so hypnotic and addictive to me, that I could cross…
I’ve got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I…
The first band I identified with from Chicago was the Muddy Waters band.
To sing in a lower key is harder work. You have to use your diaphragm more.
I grew up playing in clubs – that’s my spiritual stomping ground.
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