In His Own Words: Dave Grohl on why he didn’t write songs for Nirvana

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“I didn’t like my voice, I didn’t think I was a songwriter, and I was in a band with one of the greatest songwriters of our generation. I didn’t really want to rock the boat.

“That’s the famous joke: What’s the last thing the drummer said before he got kicked out of the band? ‘Hey guys, I’ve got some songs I think we should play.’ So I just kind of kept it to myself.”



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The quote comes from the CBS Sunday Morning interview. (video)


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