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learning is sometimes painful but we rock and roll!


Music is spiritual. The music business is not
-Van Morrison (b. 1945), Irish rock musician. Times (London, 6 July 1990).

There are two kinds of artists left: those who endorse Pepsi and those who simply won't
-Annie Lennox (b. 1954), British singer. Guardian (London, 30 Nov. 1990).

Rock 'n' roll is a combination of good ideas dried up by fads, terrible junk, hideous failings in taste and judgment, gullibility and manipulation, moments of unbelievable clarity and invention, pleasure, fun, vulgarity, excess, novelty and utter enervation
-Greil Marcus (b. 1945), U.S. rock journalist. Mystery Train, "Randy Newman" (1976).

Rock & roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. . . . It's that question of trying to be immortal
-Malcolm McLaren (b. 1946), British rock impresario. "Punk and History," transcript of discussion, 24 Sept. 1988, New York City (published in Discourses: Conversations in Postmodern Art and Culture, ed. by Russell Ferguson, et al., 1990).

No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to
-Frank Zappa (1940-93), U.S. rock musician. The Real Frank Zappa Book, ch. 9 (1989; written with Peter Occhiogrosso).

Awop-bop-a-loo-mop alop-bam-boom!
-Little Richard (b. 1932), U.S. rock'n'roll musician. Tutti-Frutti (1955). The song is credited to Little Richard (named Richard Penniman), J. Lubin, and Dorothy La Bostrie.
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