James Hetfield

In His Own Words: James Hetfield talks Donald J. Trump

James Hetfield is a singer and guitar player in a rock band.   “Everyone has an opinion about Donald Trump, I think. My opinion stays with me. I’m a singer and guitar player in a rock band. I hate politics. I don’t wanna talk about politics. It’s not important to me. What’s important to me is…

rodney crowell

In His Own Words: When Rodney Crowell Met Hank Williams

Rodney Crowell – Close Ties pre-order on iTunes.   “My father took me to see Hank Williams on December 14th, 1952, I was two years and four months of age. And I remember a little cool eddy of hair hitting my cheek and I remember the smell of his hair oil, and I remember the mingling…

Suzanne Vega - Lover, Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers

Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega – Lover, Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers, OUT NOW. “My mother wanted me to understand that as a woman I could do pretty much whatever I wanted to, that I didn’t have to use sex or sexuality to define myself.” – Suzanne Vega   kindly share

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey Quotes.     “When you’re an introvert like me and you’ve been lonely for a while, and then you find someone who understands you, you become really attached to them. It’s a real release.” ― Lana Del Rey   Website   /    Twitter         SPONSOR kindly share

Moby

When Moby Discovered Hope from Diana Ross

Moby has a stunning memoir; Porcelain, OUT NOW Penguin.   ‘Diana Ross was promising me that there was a world that wasn’t stained with sadness and resignation. Somewhere there was a world that was sensual and robotic and hypnotic. And clean,’  ‘A disco song on AM radio had given me a glimmer of hope: Someday…

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams The First Time I Was Rattled by a Heckler (Excerpt from New York Times) (New album, Prisoner out 17 February 2017)   “As I approached the heckler’s wooden pew, I was shocked. He was only a few years older than me. Unshaven, bleary-eyed. He had on a baseball hat and seemed so drunk that…

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav quotes.   “I grew up playing about 15 instruments and the way that I was able to accomplish that was by cutting my classes, hanging out in the band room all day, and going from one instrument to the next to the next, until I learned how to play everything by ear.” –…

lin-manuel miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda quotes.   “We just wanted to hear music that tells a story.” – Lin-Manuel Miranda     Lin-Manuel Miranda   Website   /   Marc Maron       ORDER NOW 2017 Calendar German version also available!       kindly share

The Smiths Meet

The Smiths meet? Johnny Marr recounts meeting Morrissey for drinks and getting the band back together.   “Then our conversation turned to deeper things. Morrissey started to talk about how our relationship had become owned by the outside world, usually in a negative way. We had been defined by each other in most areas of…

Queen Latifah quotes

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah executive produces the brilliant documentary “The Art of Organized Noize” on Netflix       “You can’t let fear paralyze you. The worse that can happen is you fail, but guess what: You get up and try again. Feel that pain, get over it, get up, dust yourself off and keep it moving.” –…

Dave Cobb

Dave Cobb

Dave Cobb talks about getting into music on Walking The Floor Podcast.     “I’ve always wanted to be in a band I mean since I can remember, I never had any other back-out plans.” –  Dave Cobb   Learn more about Dave Cobb and the artists he works with here and the full Walking the…

Evan Egerer

Evan Egerer Carry Me Home

Evan Egerer talks the single “Carry Me Home”       “This one’s the first song I ever wrote with the intention of putting out music under my own name. It’s kind of heavy in lyric. I was sitting on a farm one morning with my guitar, just thinking about how hard we all try…

Graham Greene

Graham Greene

Graham Greene talks the guitar.   “There has always been something about the guitar that feels perfectly natural to me, the way it sounds, looks, feels… My first impressions were uninformed ones, of course, so it was really just the feeling of purpose when I made those notes. It was like having a magic power,…