Keith Emerson Quotes

32 Keith Emerson quotes:

"We can all put weight on or lose weight."
"I was always playing the Hammond Organ back to front even during the days of the Nice, going back to 1968. Really what I was doing there, was choosing notes at random and trying to make some sense of them, improvising back to front."
"At the Isle of Wight, the sound went out and kind of kept on going. And I wasn't... when I came off stage I was kind of unhappy about how we had played. But now, I listen back to those recordings and it's not bad."
"Find a good teacher, as I found for my sons. I feel the worst thing you can do is to try and teach your own children yourself, because there is a natural rebellion that occurs."
"I consider everything I compose a gift."
"I don't care who I play to, as long as they enjoy listening to what I play."
"I don't regard myself as a great classical or jazz pianist. I like country music, but I'm not a great player. I just like music. Drums 'n' bass is pretty exciting and I'd love to explore it."
"I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth, then we might have a go at something. We'd like to, we're open to it, and we've been talking about it."
"I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit."
"I love my mother dearly, but it wouldn't be suitable for me to live with her all the time."
"I remember that I used to mix with my friends who had brothers and sisters. I was an only child."
"I'm not a rich man, and Greg Lake is certainly not. I don't know how he can survive. I don't know how he can be that suicidal. But having said that, I'd love to be there to help Greg."
"I'm probably too forgiving sometimes. You have to understand that when you have a commitment to do a tour, you have to keep everything on an up level."
"I'm proud of my kids, they are doing what they want to do."
"I've never written a book before."
"If it wasn't good, I wouldn't be going back out on tour."
"If they want a photograph, then just take it."
"If we didn't do the tour, it would have been disastrous."
"If you're a good parent, see the changes that are happening in your kids."
"My mother had all these scrap books she kept and the reviews, I was also fortunate to have a list of every gig I've ever played in my life."

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