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You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don’t. There’s just no…
To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true… I’ve never been much of an actor either. If something is…
There’s only one drummer. We all travel to his beat. Well, I couldn’t sing his song. Because for me, it wasn’t a truthful statement. Well,…
There was a report that used to come out back in those days, I don’t know if it was the Gavin Report or something like…
That’s why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show,…
The big turning point, really, was the Beatles’ influence on American folk music, and then Roger took it to the next step, and then along…
My buddies worked with me for weeks, and I went up to take my test, and started crying because I couldn’t remember the words. I…
It was really fun. Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer. He didn’t play with any bands or anything, like all the rest of…
If you listen to the left track on their album, if you get The Best of the Mamas and Papas, you listen to the left…
I was very laced with drugs myself, but Fred seemed to be even more so than me. That might have had something to do with…
I did about a 100 concerts this year. All over the United States. We’re cutting back next year to about 40. We generate money for…
I know great songwriters. Fred Neil would come up when he was in L.A., we all used to hang out. He would sit there and…
But times changed, and I changed, and I didn’t feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing.…
Hate your next-door neighbor, but don’t forget to say grace.
When I wrote ‘Green, Green,’ it was like a really a statement of where I was at philosophically in my life.
Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space, but when you return, it’s the same old place.
I remember we woke up one morning at Denny’s house and John Phillips called. He said, you guys okay? We said, yeah, what’s wrong, what’s…
So gradually, and then I had an Italian roadster that I built, it took me five years to build it, it was stolen from me…
And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party…
Marches alone won’t bring integration when human respect is disintegratin’
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