All my friends got crooked tales. That’s the way I like it, that’s the company I keep.
The fact that music can induce goosebumps, draw a tear, inspire, & connect is one of my favorite parts of being a human.
You don’t necessarily have to write to be a poet. Some people work in gas stations and they’re poets. I don’t call myself a poet, because I don’t like the word…I’m a trapeze artist.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
They didn’t tell you when you make it, you gotta keep making it.
In your life, you meet people. Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And then there are some you wish you never had to think about again. But you do.
You are what you listen to.
As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself.
“If you pour some music on whatever’s wrong, it’ll sure help out.”
Levon Helm of the Band
I do believe that there’s 3 basic ingredients in American music, and that’s country, gospel and the blues.
Ah Youth…..”Anyway, Ginsberg came up, introduced himself and announced he wanted to fuck Bobby. And I said, “Well, hello, what’s holding you back?” And he said “I’m shy”. I said “Isn’t that sad?” I can’t remember much more about that meeting except that’s all Ginsberg wanted to talk about. I was a little insulted myself. I hadn’t realised he wouldn’t have any interest in me at all and was just using me to get to Bobby. Then Bobby was completely and totally drunk. We got him out in the car and he was, oh, maudlin. I don’t remember what he was saying, but I said “Ginsberg wants to go to bed with you,” and he said “Oh, oh, far out,” and then he passed out…
No rain in Newport today!
“As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don’t get our civility back, we’re in trouble.”