Steve Cropper Quotes

14 Steve Cropper quotes:

"Garry Trudeau put me in the Doonesbury strip many years ago. So I've been a cartoon once."
"I am a very lucky guy. I've had a great career and I still get to do it and get to hang out with all these wonderful people. It's just a blast."
"I believe in technology going forward. I do like to work with an engineer, but I know how to run Pro Tools, and I have a system in my own studio."
"I could have gone on to be an engineer full time, except that there was more demand for my playing. But the love of working the board never leaves you."
"I had been raised on country and western in Missouri. But gospel was great."
"I lived in a hotel across the street from Disneyland for a month."
"I started getting calls to do sessions as a guitarist. I never thought I was that good of a guitarist, though I knew I could hold my own."
"I went from the really crude way we had of recording in Memphis to working with the top engineers and technologies in Los Angeles."
"Lorne finally said, Do the Blues Brothers thing. The response was amazing. People went nuts."
"Memphis is in a very lucky position on the map. Everything just gravitated to Memphis for years."
"Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks."
"My ears won't fool me. Even when I do a session on digital, we still warm it up somewhere in the process, in mastering or mixing, running the signal through some tubes somewhere."
"My favorite moment of the whole thing was when John Belushi suggested that I get a hold of all the blues records I could so I could research the music."
"They had been doing their Jake and Elwood Blues thing as a warm-up for the audience before the show, and the audiences loved it."

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