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When I first started writing songs and being very explicit, it was hard, but one of the main things people respond to in my writing…
When all you can think of is your own personal problems, you have nothing to give to your society. If you’re trying to figure out…
I’ve been collecting some more high-end guitars. I have an old Martin D28 from the ’60s, a beautiful, classic Martin that I know I played…
It can be very frustrating and very deflating to be constantly defined and described by other people, so I’ve stopped reading anything written about me,…
I don’t know if there are artists out there who love their own records. I haven’t met any, and I’m kind of extreme in the…
My political mission is as acute as ever. For me, in addition to kind of looking at the world and trying to engage in my…
I’ve never had a very closely connected family. My parents split up when I was young and I was living with my mom for a…
I had a little bit of resistance to the idea of taking energy away from my work, and the baby comes along and, lo and…
I really have been enjoying performing more lately than I have in a long time and you know, it’s all about that sort of centered…
I hate it when people don’t recognize the work of women as being universal, or having any import to the world at large, as opposed…
They taught me different was wrong.
Playing show after show is like my bread and butter.
People need something or someone to fasten themselves to in order to reassure themselves that they are real.
I’ve been saying the Occupy Movement has got the ball rolling, and now we need to take the fight to the great indoors!
My songs are just little letters to me.
I’m not one of those people who has an act.
Music has as many roles as people make it.
Men make angry music and it’s called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.
I seriously hate pop music and all things super-commercial.
I see a lot of connections between folk and punk music just because they’re both subcorporate music – I mean, traditionally.
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