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Graham Nash Quotes


A British singer-songwriter known for his light tenor vocals and for his songwriting contributions with the British pop group The Hollies, and with the folk-rock band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
(1942 - )

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After six or seven performances of any song, you begin to perform it rather than feel it.
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All the signs were right. And when I mean all the sings were right, the only signs that we care about when we start a project of making a record is, do we have the songs - it's that simple.
 

Being in a different band always brings great musical experiences to be able to draw on.
 

Generally, my writing is influenced by living, by absorbing everything that happens to me and my actions.
 

I don't have to ask anyone's permission to do anything. It's nice not have to get decisions out of three, sometimes four people, which can be like pulling teeth. So the amount of control that I have over what I'm doing is better for me as a solo artist.
 

I fail to see the issue that will shock the people of this great country of ours into some decisive action.
 

I find it somewhat difficult to write with other people, although it has happened occasionally.
 

I mean, there's times to rock and roll, and I love that too. But I think my first love is acoustic music.
 

I only do solo albums when songs are screaming at me to be let out of my mind.
 

I realized at one point that David and I had not made a record together in almost 26 years and I thought that that was absurd because, first of all it had gone so fast, I didn't really realize, neither did David, that it had been that long.
 

I think Stills has been playing better than ever. I know a lot of it sounds self-serving, but he truly has.
 

I wasn't thinking of the longevity of any of my songs, but I am extremely pleased with the lasting effect.
 

I worked very hard on me and David's record and I'm extremely proud of the record, as most people are who were involved with it. And, it's been wonderfully received by people who like our kind of music, they think it's something special, and so do I.
 

I'm not so sure that people consider homelessness to be as important as, say, the Vietnam War. One should never even try to equate them because, of course, they're tragedies on both sides of the coin.
 

I'm trying to communicate here. I'm a communicator, I like to communicate, and if a million people buy it then we've touched a million people, if only 10 people buy it, then we've only touched 10, and that's important, because I'm satisfied with only 10. But, I love a million.
 

I've been a photographer all these years... I haven't been in my own darkroom for 10 years.
 

I've been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately, and it's beginning to sound pretty good to me.
 

If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms.
 

If I read or listened to critics of our music, I'd have been discouraged a long time ago.
 

If you don't want to be there, it shows in the energy that you put out and in your actions.
 


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