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Warren Zevon Quotes


An American rock singer-songwriter and musician.
(1947 - 2003)

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

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

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

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

Dylan can do no wrong.
 

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

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

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

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

I don't like piano solos.
 

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

I have no guitar technique.
 

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.
 

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.
[Attention]
 

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

I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions.
 

I remember certain lines and whose they are.
 

I wish I sang better.
 

I'll sleep when I'm dead.
 

I'm not a big jazz fan.
 


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