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Early Rock And Roll Quotes


"Rock is rock, and, rock and roll, rock is just short for rock and roll." - Chuck Berry

"It's Only Rock and Roll." - Mick Jagger

"Rock and roll outfits, commence!" - Tre Cool

"Peace Love Rock and Roll!!!" - Carrie Underwood

"Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play. It's very minimal." - Joni Mitchell

"Sex and drugs and rock and roll." - Ian Dury

"Rock and roll is the new pornography." - Jimmy Swaggart

"All rock and roll is homosexual." - Richey Edwards

"Rock and roll is my religion." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Rock and Roll is instant coffee." - Bob Geldof

"All rock and roll is homosexual." - Richey James Edwards

"Rock and roll is here to stay." - Neil Young

"I'm a rock and roll singer." - Adam Ant

"I love old school rock and roll." - Don Lemon

"I'm ready to rock and roll." - Tony Romo

"Rock and roll is commitment. Rock and roll is passion and spirit." - Mick Fleetwood

"You can't have rock and roll without drugs, you can't have rock and roll without sex." - Rick James

"Growing up, I never listened to English music. I was more into Motown, as well as early rock n' roll like Chuck Berry and Little Richard." - Alex Winston

"There's always gonna be rock n' roll bands, there's always gonna be kids that love rock n' roll records, and there will always be rock n' roll." - Dave Grohl

"Get some sleep and dream of rock and roll." - Sammy Johns

"This is serious business, sex, violence, and rock and roll." - John Mellencamp

"Rock and roll is - and should be - a kid's place." - Ben Folds

"I like rock & roll, and I don't like much else." - John Lennon

"Be cool and you'll be alright. That's rock & roll religion." - Paul Mccartney

"Rock and roll is about having a good time." - Andy Biersack

"I may be gone, but Rock and Roll lives on." - John Belushi

"They should've built a city on rock and roll." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"By no means, I can't sing any rock and roll." - Kelli O'Hara

"Hey, hey, my, my, rock and roll will never die." - Neil Young

"I sold my soul to rock and roll." - Bette Midler

"Rock and roll hoochie koo, lawdy mama, light my fuse." - Rick Derringer

"What has Rock and Roll ever done for us? Everything." - Stevie Nicks

"Where would rock and roll be without feedback?" - David Gilmour

"Rock and roll never sleeps. It just passes out." - George Thorogood

"I'd rather play jazz, I hate rock and roll." - Ginger Baker

"By no means, I can't sing any rock and roll." - Kelli Ohara

"Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world." - Peter York

"Well, all rock and roll is based in artifice." - Billy Corgan

"I usually listen to classic rock and roll." - Caleb Landry Jones

"Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards." - Keith Richards

"Detroit: Cars and rock 'n' roll. Not a bad combo." - Kid Rock

"I'm not so rock and roll. I'm more techno." - Raf Simons

"Rock and roll has probably given more than it's taken." - Charlie Watts

"My music was too religious for the rock and roll stores and too rock and roll for the religious stores." - Larry Norman

"Hip-hop took some lessons from rock 'n' roll, and rock 'n' roll took some lessons from hip-hop." - Russell Simmons

"I always wrote like rock 'n' roll. And I always listen to rock 'n' roll as poetry." - Patti Smith

"Maybe roll in the sand with a rock and roll man." - Jimmy Buffett

"I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s: the start of early television and rock-and-roll, and I think everything seemed to get very generic. Not much has changed." - Rick Moranis

"I have absolutely no interest in rock and roll. I'm just being David Bowie. Mick Jagger is rock and roll. I mean, I go out and my music is roughly the format of rock and roll, I use the chord changes of rock and roll, but I don't feel I'm a rock and roll artist. I'd be a terrible rock artist, absolutely ghastly." - David Bowie

"In the early '70s, I started to feel like Philadelphia soul was the black-sheep brother of rock and roll. I decided to try to get away from it." - Daryl Hall

"There's always people saying that rock is dead, rock is over. People are always out to kill rock and roll." - Nikki Sixx

"There's rock n' roll in hip-hop, there's rock n' roll in pop music, there's rock n' roll in soul, there's rock n' roll in country. When you see people dress, and their style has an edge to it, that rebellious edge that bubbles up in every genre, that's rock n' roll. Everybody still wants to be a rock star, you know?" - John Varvatos

"Rock & roll is instant coffee." - Bob Geldof

"It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country. We were all struggling to learn music, it might be Country, Jazz, Classical, Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll." - Jim Sullivan

"No matter what though, there's always rock & roll. There's rock 'n' roll in hip-hop, there's rock & roll in pop music, there's rock 'n' roll in soul, there's rock 'n' roll in country. When you see people dress and their style has an edge to it, that rebellious edge that bubbles up in every genre, that's rock & roll. Everybody still wants to be a rock star." - John Varvatos

"Sex, drugs, and rock and roll is all my brain and body need. Sex, drugs, and rock and roll is very good indeed." - Ian Dury

"Rock and roll and swing never quite mixed. Rock and roll came in and just blew everything out of the water. Big bands were dead." - Brian Setzer

"Rock 'n' roll is a participatory sport. It ain't passive. It ain't TV. Go out there and rock 'n' roll and dance and have fun." - Steven Van Zandt

"Every 15, 20, 25 years, a new rock and roll record needs to come out and a new rock and roll band needs to come out." - Steven Adler

"Hopefully I'm bringing to rock n' roll the kind of spontaneity that I love, and always believed rock and roll stands for." - Joe Perry

"I was born at the beginning of rock and roll. I got to experience the entire evolution of popular rock and roll music even before it started." - John Oates

"People say that rock 'n' roll is dead, and I am making it my mission to resurrect it. I have rock 'n' roll pumping through my veins." - Kesha

"I don't really inject the rock 'n' roll thing, what I take from rock 'n' roll is probably the melodies and the musical behind it." - Cedric Gervais

"I love classic rock, rock and roll, that's the top notch. I love soul - bluesy music as well." - Haley Reinhart

"Some days I pray to the God of sex and drums and rock and roll." - Meat Loaf

"Tonight, it's the rock and roll all night and party every day hall of fame" - Tom Morello

"I got into rock and roll to piss my parents off and the establishment around me." - Kid Rock

"Rock n' roll is about attitude and rebellion. It's supposed to be fun and spontaneous." - Slash

"Songwriting is an emotional medium, and rock and roll is an emotional medium." - Will Sheff

"Take a dose of rock and roll, and wash it down with cool clear soul." - Ringo Starr

"Blue jeans and Hollywood and rock & roll won the cold war." - Ben Dreyfuss

"The blues had a baby and they called it rock and roll." - Muddy Waters

"Everyone should be spiration and artistic freedom is the cornerstone of rock and roll." - John Cale

"I'm an old rock and roll buff. I love Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty." - Nick Carter

"I'm the greatest rock and roll drummer on the planet and you suck." - Tre Cool

"Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America." - Bill Griffith

"It's not some great work of beauty and love to be a rock-and-roll singer." - Robert Plant

"Rock n' roll is dirty, and it's bad, and it's either clever or it's not clever." - Nikki Sixx

"What would rock and roll be without ambition, craziness, danger, and fun?" - Pete Wentz

"It's pretty much rock-'n'-roll. I sit down and start feeling stuff and writing." - Sean Penn

"It is entirely possible to create something totally artificial within the realms of rock and roll." - David Bowie

"I guess my main influences are Jesus, rock n roll and ex-wives. In that order." - Sam Kinison

"Link Wray and Gene Vincent.... two of the greatest unknowns of rock 'n' roll." - John Lennon

"Hot funk, cold punk, even if it's old junk, it's still rock and roll to me." - Billy Joel

"Rock and roll has had a powerful anti-Christian subtheme for decades now." - D. James Kennedy

"Let's face it. Rock and Roll is bigger than all of us" - Alan Freed

"I love the classic trucker jacket as an icon of rock 'n' roll and rebellion." - Shepard Fairey

"Rock and Roll is simply an attitude. You don't have to play the greatest guitar." - Johnny Thunders

"I've always felt that blues, rock 'n' roll and country are just about a beat apart." - Waylon Jennings

"I like the comfort in knowing that women are the only future in rock and roll." - Kurt Cobain

"If it hadn't been for Jazz, there wouldn't be no rock and roll." - Louis Armstrong

"It's gotta be rock and roll music, if you wanna dance with me." - Chuck Berry

"Lord please save his soul, he was the king of rock and roll." - Robbie Robertson

"Give me a mandolin and I'll play you rock 'n' roll." - Keith Moon

"Rock and roll cola wars, I can't take it any more." - Billy Joel

"Rock and roll just used to be for kicks, now a days it's politics." - Billy Joel

"Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is easy. True christianity...that's rebellion." - Alice Cooper

"Find myself a rock and roll band, that needs a helping hand." - Rod Stewart

"I love rock and roll, so put another dime in the juke box, baby." - Joan Jett

"I still believe in rock and roll, it pays my bills." - Jimmy Buffett

"Just because she's leaving, don't start believing, that your rock and roll days are gone." - Willie Nelson

"You can't kill rock and roll without a silver bullet because she's a werewolf." - Anthony Langston

"Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does." - David Carson

"I don't want to be a playwright, I want to be a rock and roll star." - Sam Shepard

"Rock 'n' roll can be fun and dangerous at the same time." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"I got into rock-and-roll because I wanted the chicks. The Dixie Chicks." - Slash

"Hail, hail rock and roll / Deliver me from the days of old," - Chuck Berry

"Rock and roll ain't nothing but jazz with a hard backbeat." - Keith Richards

"I immersed myself in books and rock 'n' roll, the adolescent salvation ..." - Patti Smith

"If you want to do rock and roll, forget about those who've come after '65." - Robin Trower

"I know my ambitions are big, but you've got to have something after rock and roll." - Meredith Brooks

"I don't like old people on a rock and roll stage. Me included." - Grace Slick

"I'm a rock-and-roll drummer, so my job is to create chaos." - Greg Saunier

"That old rock and roll song, "looking for love in all the wrong places," it's true." - Robert Englund

"My encyclopedic knowledge of rock and roll is a millstone around my neck." - Horace Panter

"No matter what happens in the future, rock and roll will save the world." - Pete Townshend

"You have to be kind of sensitive to be in rock and roll." - Kemp Muhl

"My mother loved rock and roll. She loved high-energy music." - Patti Smith

"I knew the bride when she used to rock and roll." - Nick Lowe

"I'm not really a musician. I'm a performer and I love rock 'n' roll." - Patti Smith

"It's only rock and roll, my god! It's not rocket science." - Steven Adler

"If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!" - Kurt Cobain

"They wanted to start recording rock 'n roll, and thought I had the right voice." - Freddy Fender

"I saw rock n' roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen." - Jon Landau

"Rock and roll might be summed up as monotony tinged with hysteria." - Vance Packard

"Elvis is the king of rock and roll, who made white kids shake there shackle." - Gene Simmons

"Rock and roll mainly but I can play passable jazz also." - Suzi Quatro

"I was 12 in '55 when rock and roll hit. It just completely transformed me." - Robert Quine

"I mean, like, rock n' roll was always about spirit and fun." - Joey Ramone

"Jesse Stone did more to develop the basic rock-and-roll sound than anybody else." - Ahmet Ertegun

"I always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music." - Aretha Franklin

"Where is this great love for rock and roll that existed for 50 or 60 years?" - Billy Corgan

"I think God is the most unexplored territory in rock and roll music." - Billy Corgan

"I guess my main influences are Jesus, rock 'n' roll and ex-wives. In that order." - Sam Kinison

"I don't think there should be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, period." - Josh Klinghoffer

"Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt." - Captain Beefheart

"I'm inspired by the words: 'electrifying', 'epic', 'minimalistic', 'transcendent', 'timeless' and 'rock n' roll." - Janelle Monae

"Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the Queen." - Little Richard

"In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity, in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll." - Yahoo Serious

"Energy is so important. If you don't have it, don't bother with rock and roll." - Yoko Ono

"Prince presented us at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame." - Bernie Worrell

"Rock and roll stars have it much better than writers when they're on a tour." - Neil Gaiman

"I wanted to be a rich, famous rock-and-roll star in that order." - Dee Snider

"Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt." - Don Van Vliet

"I don't really remember a whole lot of sex, drugs and rock n' roll, really." - Bill Bruford

"Back to basics Rock & Roll capturing the beauty and simplicity of punk" - Gary Crowley

"I'm inspired by the words: 'electrifying', 'epic', 'minimalistic', 'transcendent', 'timeless' and 'rock n' roll.'" - Janelle Monae

"I'll do a cappella stuff, rock 'n' roll and swing stuff." - Juice Newton

"Rock and roll is a misconception. It should no longer be a term for music." - Debbie Harry

"The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star." - Elton John



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