Keith Richards Quotes
about rock these days; the problem is they forget about the roll.
comes out of people playing together, knowing what they want to do and going for
it. You have to sweat over it and bug it to death. You can't do it by pushing
buttons and watching a TV screen.
Hey, we just
enjoy it. I think we think we're getting the hang of this thing, you know?
I have no idea
what the audience makes of me.
I look for
ambiguity when I'm writing because life is ambiguous.
I never thought
I was wasted, but I probably was.
I only get ill
when I give up drugs.
been suspicious of TV, I've always found music and video to be an unhappy
I've never had
a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.
If you don't
know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock
and roll or any other form of popular music.
If you're going
to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.
addiction... and addiction is something I should know something about.
It's good to be anywhere
It's great to
be here. It's great to be anywhere.
Let me be clear
about this. I don't have a drug problem. I have a police problem.
Rock and Roll:
Music for the neck downwards
The only things
Mick and I disagree about is the band, the music and what we do.
The Stones in a
club is still the ultimate rush.
substitute for live work to keep a band together.
To make a
rock'n'roll record, technology is the least important thing.
To me, as long
as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was
that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting
You've got the
sun, you've got the moon, and you've got the Rolling Stones.