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Born: 1947-01-24
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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Piano is like drudgery.

Tags: Drudgery, Piano

Recording at home enables one to eliminate the demo stage, and the presentation stage in the studio, too.

Tags: Home, Stage, Studio

So I guess I had, I think they tell me I had, about three years total of piano lessons, off and on.

Tags: Off, Tell, Three

That's my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business.

Tags: Active, Business, Wish

The primary one being, like I said, I don't like rock 'n' roll piano.

Tags: Piano, Rock, Said

Well, I don't think it ever did, but in the early '60s I got interested in folk music.

Tags: Early, Interested, Music

Well, I was interested in playing the piano from as early as I can remember.

Tags: Interested, Playing, Remember

Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano. I find it a little grating.

Tags: Interested, Piano, Rock

You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles.

Tags: Him, Singles, Town

I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music, obviously.

Tags: Attention, Mean, Music

Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off.

Tags: Might, Off, Pay

I'll sleep when I'm dead.

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Enjoy every sandwich.

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And I think it's safe to say that the single very impressive figure to me was Merle Haggard.

Tags: Impressive, Safe, Single

I have no guitar technique.

Tags: Guitar, Technique

Dylan can do no wrong.

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But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging.

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It took me 10 years to realize that I don't know 'em, 10 years to realize that it's possible to learn them, then another 10 years to learn how to do things.

Tags: Another, Learn, Possible

But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals.

Tags: John, Often, Originals

Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade.

Tags: Partner, Past, Projects

Dylan doesn't have to make Blonde On Blonde every time.

Tags: Blonde, Dylan, Time

Everywhere I go, I have my little Steinberger, and I like it very well.

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Glenn Gould was my hero. Glenn Gould was my idol. I loved him.

Tags: Hero, Him, Loved

I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.

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I don't like piano solos.

Tags: Piano, Solos

I had a good guitar, and I was a young, young kid.

Tags: Good, Guitar, Young
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I loved Hendrix. I mean, really, really loved him. As if he were one of the great classical composers. And he was. That's how I saw him.

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I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly.

Tags: Enjoy, Life, Time

I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions.

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I remember certain lines and whose they are.

Tags: Lines, Remember, Whose

I wish I sang better.

Tags: Sang, Wish

I'm not a big jazz fan.

Tags: Big, Fan, Jazz

Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.

Tags: Album, Mine, Stage

My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think.

Tags: Father, Interest, Though

My first album is like a terrible John Hammond album, with drums.

Tags: Album, Drums, Terrible

My memory is not even what most people's is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.

Tags: Discussion, Less, Memory