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You often hear people say ‘Luck is self made.’ I think it is, to a certain extent; if you work hard on something, you are…
Songs are like children. They are all special to me – you can’t just pick a favorite. Of course, ‘Lucky Man’ was a special tune…
Progressive music probably wouldn’t even really exist if not for the people of the United States having picked up on it and nurtured it in…
When you play music with someone who has a heart rather than playing with someone who is just doing it for money or is cynical…
The less people that are on the stage, there’s more drama. You start living the music with each individual. When you see a band with…
Most of my career has been about standing on a stage performing music to an audience, and once the show is over, they go home…
‘Lucky Man’ I wrote when I was twelve years old. I wrote it when I first was given a guitar by my mother. I only…
I’ll have periods when I write and periods when I don’t. But you don’t want it to become a discipline, really. If it becomes a…
I would like to involve myself in some black music. I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try…
I picked up the guitar at 12 yrs old – basically, my mother and father bought it for me for Christmas. I played one at…
Certain things you learn through exposure. It’s really the elements which make up any artist. You really learn by example. You learn by influence. And…
I just got a call one day from Ringo asking me if I wanted to go out on the tour. It was as simple as…
What I learned then was there is a certain power in a three piece band. The more people you put on that stage, the more…
Unless you go forward then you are going back.
The early ELP albums were pioneering in a way.
Things like ‘Lucky Man’ were never written to even be a record, let alone a hit record.
I think good music comes from the heart. That’s my belief.
I love touring in the United States. It’s dramatically different wherever you go. North to south, you’re going from snow to palm trees.
When you are in a band for a number of years you loose your identity in a way. You become a part of that band…
When we made that album with Gary Moore, I was still kind of searching for the right direction for myself. Although the music is quite…
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