Joe Perry Quotes

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Joe Perry Quotes

I know that some of the great painters and some of the great artists didnt even start to peak, as you say, till they were in their fifties and sixties. And God knows, history is full of artistic people that werent even recognized till they were dead and gone.
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I think people have to be more aware of what the repercussions are of their actions.

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I'm turned off by the groupie thing. I'm a romantic; I like finding the right woman, and if it works, it works.

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The Beatles had some juice when it came to distortion, but Clapton was finally able to break through those early studio engineers' fear of overloading. He defined the sound that guitarists spend the rest of their lives trying to get.

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Hopefully I'm bringing to rock n' roll the kind of spontaneity that I love, and always believed rock and roll stands for.

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That's what I love about music. It's immediate. There's a connection whether you are playing at Hyde Park or Chicago, and it's been happening since the beginning of time and the troubadours.

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The bottom line is fans just want to hear a good song. Some people will look underneath to see who wrote it, but they just want to hear a good song. And if they don't hear it, they're not going to buy it just because you wrote it.

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There are definitely things about 'Legendary Child' that echo the music we did earlier in our career. It's got the right stuff.

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I have seen more bad songs make it because of MTV than good ones that haven't.

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I love to listen to the music that first inspired me - I get that fresh feeling back.

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I think that ... the age of just slapping songs into movies, that's done.

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Music is music; you don't have to put a label on it.

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When Tom Morello picks up the guitar, I'm sure what he sees is totally different from what I do, but I love the way he plays.

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I really didn't like 'Done With Mirrors.' I really didn't like 'Just Push Play.' Then there are other records I really think were good for their time, like 'Toys and Rocks.'

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Rhythm and sex go together and that's where I come from as far as the music goes. Rag Doll and Love In An Elevator are such sexual songs that you put them on & the strippers go NUTS!

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The great British blues guitarists of the Sixties - people like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Peter Green - could play like virtuosos, but they also understood the importance of energy and intensity

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