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Jeff Beck Quotes


"My personal favourite is Jeff Beck. All the others are wonderful as well." - Noel Redding

"Glenn Beck has Nazi Tourettes'." - Lewis Black

"I probably owe as much to Jeff Beck as I do to Son House with connections to the blues." - Billy Gibbons

"I decided early on that I wanted to be Michael Bloomfield, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton - not George Harrison." - Todd Rundgren

"Jeff Beck is one of my heroes and has been since I first picked up a guitar." - Kirk Hammett

"I got married to an amazing woman, had 2 awesome kids and toured with Jeff Beck, I can die a happy man now." - Gary Hoey

"When we toured... I was hungry to take out people like Jeff Beck in front of us; Fleetwood Mac, just before they hit; Heart, just before they hit." - Paul Kantner

"Every time I listen to Jeff Beck my whole view of guitar changes radically. He's way, way out, doing things you never expect." - Brian May

"I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me." - Ronnie Montrose

"I have not watched Glenn Beck. I don't watch him." - Gary Johnson

"Jeff Beck is probably my favorite and biggest influence on the guitar. Touring with him in 2010 was such a milestone. I used to show up early every day just to hear his sound check, which sometimes lasted an hour." - Gary Hoey

"The great British blues guitarists of the Sixties - people like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Peter Green - could play like virtuosos, but they also understood the importance of energy and intensity" - Joe Perry

"There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days; a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes, trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar." - John Fogerty

"Ever since I was a child I've always been very attracted to melodies. Whether I hear Jeff Beck, a choir, an ocean or the wind, there's always a melody in there." - Carlos Santana

"Jeff Sessions is the lone voice in the Senate..." - Rush Limbaugh

"I know Jeff Bezos because I cater at his home." - Tom Douglas

"Jeff Bridges wants you to take it easy, man." - Stephen Rodrick

"I love watching Jeff Bridges act. He's brilliant." - Michael Sheen

"Glenn Beck is offended! Glenn Beck thinks playing the Nazi card is going too far. Glenn Beck. this is a guy who uses more Swastika props and video of the Nuremberg rallies than the History Channel." - Lewis Black

"Ya hafta be there for Beck. He only has you." Riley sighed. "I'll get the car." - Jana Oliver

"You phrase tormenting fantastic chorus, With strangest words at your beck and call." - William Watson (poet)

"Sober Evening takes her wonted station in the middle air, a thousand shadows at her beck." - James Thomson

"I think if we give Glenn Beck the numbers, he can solve this [the national debt]." - Michele Bachmann

"The arrangement was simply FreedomWorks paid Glenn Beck money and Glenn Beck said nice things about FreedomWorks on the air. I saw that a million dollars went to Beck this past year, that was the annual expenditure. I put it down now as basically as paid advertising for FreedomWorks by Beck." - Dick Armey

"I watch Glenn Beck and he's taught me well. Progressive is the new word for Communist" - Victoria Jackson

"Forty minutes in front of Beck isn't really where it's at." - Gene Ween

"Glenn Beck is Rush redux - Limbaugh with liposuction, partying like it's still 1993." - Tina Brown

"... I always use the Jeff Beck model. Jeff Beck is just a genius, and he keeps getting better ... If there's anybody in your field you want to aspire to be like, it is a guy who does what he wants to do. Every record at least he comes out with one thing that makes everybodys' jaw drop ... I would hope that Jimi Hendrix would have done that, although, man, the odds are against him because he did so much in such a short amount of time ..." - Joe Satriani

"... Jeff Beck is my idol .. sometimes he finds notes that I just do not have on my guitar. Frank Zappa's another one .. I loved Frank Zappa ... I do think Van Halen reinvented the guitar ... he's an excellent musician, a shrewd guitarist and as a person he's wonderful..." - Ritchie Blackmore

"Jeff Beck is compelled by his inner artistic drive to keep evolving the instrument. He'll use the whammy bar with the volume knob and the tone control all at the same time - creating harmonics that no human being should be able to hit." - Steve Vai

"When I started reaching teenage years, I listened to everything that was on the radio like everyone else did, which was Chuck Berry, Beach Boys and then of course The Beatles, Stones. And of course in the 60's, I was completely blown away like everyone else by Hendrix, Cream, Deep Purple, Jeff Beck and all of that... so those were my influences." - Ronnie Montrose

"'Sing It Again Rod' touches all the solo bases since Stewart's departure from the Jeff Beck Band, wherein he cut his teeth on American audiences for $75 a week plus expenses, and wisely ignores his generally inferior work with the Faces." - Jon Landau

"My guitar heroes are Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck and people like that - so I've tried to make an album of Robert Johnson covers that, well, while not totally faithful for blues purists, is faithful for people like me that grew up with the '60s and the electric blues-rock versions of Johnson's songs." - Todd Rundgren

"When I got out of high school, I was in a blues band. It was the kind of music I was interested in, and listening to, mostly because it was becoming a vehicle for a generation of guitarists - like Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton. Mike Bloomfield. And that's what I wanted to be, principally: a guitar player." - Todd Rundgren

"This guelder-rose, at far too slight a beck Of the wind, will toss about her flower-apples." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Go to the Martin Beck Theatre and watch Katherine Hepburn run the gamut of emotions from A to B." - Dorothy Parker

"All things are but masks at God's beck and call, They are symbols that instruct us that God is all." - Attar

"Nicolette, Kendalle, and Alexandra are my children. Their mother, Cynthia Beck, and I, love them very much." - Gordon Getty

"If the Obama administration is this afraid of Glenn Beck, how do they deal with the Iranians?" - Newt Gingrich

"Nothing can touch me now - I'm Jeff Koons and my art can defend me !" - Jeff Koons

"And you chose to fight for Artemis instead, what kind of stupid are you? (Jeff)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Yes, I am aware that I am the gayer version of Jeff Lewis." - Daniel Tosh

"I think my friend Jeff is gay. I don't know - I'm so bad with names." - Anthony Jeselnik

"The leader's (Jeff Denson"s) superb bowing.. showcasing Denson's haunting vocals" - Bill Milkowski

"Jeff, you bloated hack! Your jokes are so old, they know who George Hamilton is." - Greg Giraldo

"When art is defined by Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, you've got a society that's impoverished." - Robert Adams

"My brother Jeff is now my agent at Advantage International in Washington, D.C." - Tracy Austin

"Jeff Bridges taught me a lot about how to keep a scene fresh." - Robert Englund

"Great leaders, like Steve Jobs or Jeff Bezos, also focused on the long term." - Reed Hastings

"Jeff Bridges is one of my favorite actors in the history of ever." - Ben Barnes

"What I hated was doing what somebody in LA thought Jeff Foxworthy ought to do." - Jeff Foxworthy

"My favorite albumn ever is Jeff Buckley's GRACE. I feel a weird unexplainable connection to him." - Rachel Bilson

"The everybody-loves-Jeff Bridges home base is, of course, 'The Big Lebowski.'" - Stephen Rodrick

"I always wanted to sound like a man, like Jeff Buckley or Tom Waits." - Florence Welch

"I love James Taylor, Jeff Buckley, Elliott Smith and Nine Inch Nails." - Nat Wolff

"Jeff Bodine was saying that when he gets depressed, that he cleans house." - Tanya Tucker

"To me, Jeff Zucker is synonymous with winning. He's an incredible news executive." - Soledad Obrien

"The radio ad "Hi, I'm Jeff Healey from the Jeff Healey Band. Don't drink and drive. I don't". Well, I hope you don't drive sober either Mr. Healey. You're blind for God's sake!" - George Carlin

"Jeff Sessions wished he wasn`t the attorney general. The president Donald Trump has the most incompetent cabinet in history, and he`s unhappy with only one of them. Only Jeff Sessions." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"In February 1953, I was making a second picture with Jeff Chandler, one called War Arrow. Jeff was a real sweetheart, but acting with him was like acting with a broomstick." - Maureen O'Hara

"In February 1953, I was making a second picture with Jeff Chandler, one called War Arrow . Jeff was a real sweetheart, but acting with him was like acting with a broomstick." - Maureen O'Hara

"How did you become blind, uh, Jeff is it?" Yeah, Jeff. Well, I looked directly at the sun, you know, the way they always tell you not to. If only I had listened." - James Patterson

"I was very aware of Jeff Buckley. My brother actually bought me The Mamas And The Papas and Jeff Buckley for my birthday when I was in my early teens." - Imogen Poots

"You ever heard of a guy named Jeff Buckley? He's one of the best singers I've ever heard." - Sebastian Bach

"Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson." - Mike Brearley

"That's J, E, double F, J, A, double R, E , double T... I'm double J, Jeff Jarrett!" - Jeff Jarrett

"Growing up, you look at guys like Jeff Thomson as heroes, so going past him is pretty special." - Brett Lee

"I am really lucky to have Jeff. He is my best friend in the whole world, not only my brother." - Matt Hardy

"Feel free to cover Amazon any way you want. Feel free to cover Jeff Bezos any way you want." - Jeff Bezos

"[Phyllis Schlaffley and Pat Buchanan and Jeff Sessions] do know conservatism, but I think they are wrong." - Erick Erickson

"When Ronald Reagan nominated Jeff Sessions for federal district court judgeship, the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected his nomination." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"He sits beside the ranking Democrat Patrick Leahy who voted against Jeff Session`s nomination in that committee in 1986." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"If Jeff Sessions had been an editor of something like "Breitbart", Ronald Reagan wouldn`t have even nominated him." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"Jeff knew full well what he was walking away from. Again, he needed to deal with this right away." - Kenneth Lay

"I love Jeff Bridges. You can never go wrong with that guy. I hope to work with him one day." - Chad Lindberg

"I remember working on movies like Gettysburg and feeling that Jeff Daniels was kind of a mentor." - Donal Logue

"I like many different kinds of music. My favourite band is Radiohead, and I'm also a giant Jeff Buckley fan." - Christopher Masterson

"Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' series and Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' books got 49,323,701 kids reading." - Jon Scieszka

"If the media isnt slanted toward the Left, why is everyone so worried about my affiliation with Glenn Beck but not with Alec Baldwin?" - Adam Carolla

"We sat like that for a long while, and when we stood up, all my sad things were in boxes, and Beck was my father." - Maggie Stiefvater

"What about Beck?" "Backwoods Boy? Are you crazy? It'd be a threesome - me, him and his overbearing ego. Definitely doomed to failure." - Jana Oliver

"I love you Denver Beck," she whispered. "I have for a long time." Then she stepped back. "Now it's your turn to decide if you love me." - Jana Oliver

"Glenn Beck does have a dream. Unfortunately, it's the kind of dream you have when you eat four pepperoni hot pockets right before bed." - Jon Stewart

"I want people to be like, 'Your album's just as good as Kendrick [Lamar]'s or Esperanza Spalding or Beck. I work just as hard as them." - Wale

"From their folded mates they wander far, Their ways seem harsh and wild: They follow the beck of a baleful star, Their paths are dream-beguiled." - Richard Eugene Burton

"Wacko Glenn Beck is a sad answer to the Sarah Palin endorsement that [Ted] Cruz so desperately wanted. Glenn is a failing, crying, lost soul." - Donald Trump

"There are people in this servile world who will endure any trampling, and at the first beck rush delightedly to proffer their assistance." - Richard Jefferies

"If the media isn't slanted toward the Left, why is everyone so worried about my affiliation with Glenn Beck but not with Alec Baldwin?" - Adam Carolla

"Most people are blown away by the fact that Beck is Jewish... and Billy Joel. I didn't know he was Jewish." - Guy Oseary

"I'm listening to a lot of Drake, and a lot of Frank Sinatra just because it's his centennial also. I'm going to be doing some tributes to him this year. I love that Beck album. It was funny to me because my two favorite albums of the year were definitely the Beyonce album and the Beck album." - Jose James

"Jeff Ross has a new show on Comedy Central where he roasts the news. It'll be perfect for people who find Jon Stewart too handsome and funny." - Seth Green

"I think everyone would love to see Jeff Gordon lose or get run into the wall, but I think he uses that - similar to me." - Bo Jackson

"After all, Fnick is Superman," said Iggy. "Shut up, Jeff," I said, but I was smiling. I lifted Iggy's fingers to my face so that he knew." - James Patterson

"What do I do? (Jeff) Well, not to insult a man who looks like a rocket scientist in comparison to you,, Forrest, run. (Rafael)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Sandy: Boy, you must really think I'm stupid or something. Jeff: Ahh, no one would call you stupid, to your face." - Teri Garr

"Jeff Bezos is opening a retail store and owns a newspaper. Turns out everything we thought about the Internet is wrong." - Aaron Levie

"The fact Jeff Teague has never been an All-Star is puzzling to me because he's certainly an All-Star-caliber player," - Frank Vogel

"Nobody does ladders like Jeff Hardy." - Matt Hardy

"People are like, Hey, Jeff, lemme tell you... I'm like, Hold on, let me get a pen and a piece of paper." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Jeff Ross has been roasting people since Whitney Cummings was nothing but a glint in the eye of the man who raped her mother." - Anthony Jeselnik

"To me, there was no better drummer than Jeff Porcaro. His musicianship and kindness to me will never be forgotten. Our loss is heaven's gain" - Richard Marx

"I think the Democrats are right to protest, but I don't think Jeff Sessions is so far out of the range of normalcy that he shouldn't be confirmed." - David Brooks

"DJ Jazzy Jeff is the best DJ you can have at a party. Did you see his playlist? He has good taste." - Common

"Senator Jeff Sessions is reportedly on the [Donald] Trump shortlist to be either the next Secretary of Defense or the next Attorney General of the United States." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"According to the old rules, Senator Jeff Sessions could not be confirmed by the United States Senate because in fact he wasn`t." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"Something the committee had not done in 50 years. Jeff Sessions is now the Chairman of the Committee that rejected him." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"He addressed a black lawyer as "boy". That`s why Jeff Sessions couldn`t get through Senate confirmation process under the old rules followed by Democrats and Republicans." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"Someone who traffics in much more than what Jeff Sessions said back then will be with the president every day in the White House as his senior strategist." - Lawrence O'Donnell

"The case against Jeff Sessions was threadbare three decades ago. It's based on hearsay and innuendo and a joke he made about the Klan." - Rich Lowry

"I am not the Jeff Sessions my detractors have tried to create. I am not a racist. I am not insensitive to blacks." - Jeff Sessions

"I`m not as concerned about what Mr. [Jeff] Sessions expressed, except for the fact that he did say that, you know, these things would be enforced." - Al Sharpton

"I`m deeply concerned about Jeff Sessions, who has clearly expressed opposition to the use of consent decrees and has advanced a lot of this states` rights rhetoric." - Al Sharpton

"Will Ferrell is a dangerous man. If he thinks you're in his way in show business, he will crack your head open. He's the Jeff Gillooly of comedy." - Tina Fey

"I certainly do care for you Jeff Campbell less than you are always thinking and much more than you are ever knowing" - Gertrude Stein

"As astute followers of 'Life in Hell' will notice, Akbar and Jeff wear the same striped T-shirt as Charlie Brown. 'Peanuts' was very important to me." - Matt Groening

"People like Jeff Buckley, the Mars Volta and Bjork made me listen to music differently. You learn the voice is an instrument you can do crazy things with." - Kimbra

"I am totally and completely addicted to movies. Jeff, my husband and I, watch movies every night and go out to the movies constantly." - Caroline Leavitt

"I really like Jeff Lewis and 'Flipping Out' and 'Interior Therapy.' I don't know why I'm obsessed with American real estate and renovation." - Chris Lilley

"I can turn on some jazz guitarist, and he won't do a thing for me, if he's not playing electrically. But Jeff Beck's great to listen to." - Ritchie Blackmore

"The director is a Canadian, Jeff Stephenson, and any time I get a script that has any Canadian component, I'm always immediately much more interested." - Kathleen Robertson

"My agent, Jeff Andrews, suggested I write a book. For some reason. he doesn't like it when I'm not doing anything." - Colin Mochrie

"It's a dream for me to work with Ron MacLean and Don Cherry as well as my old friend Jeff Marek, who I started my career with." - George Stroumboulopoulos

"And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time." - Beau Bridges

"Glenn Beck: Frog Killer... Glenn Beck Lies About LGF... Beck portrayed this as if I accused him - literally - of killing a frog." - Charles Foster Johnson

"Yes!' Beck crowed, pumping his fist into the air. 'That rocks!' Then he charged off in search of another Three to decapitate. Riley sighed to herself. 'I've created a monster." - Jana Oliver

"With a few honorable exceptions the press of the United States is at the beck and call of the patent medicines. Not only do the newspapers modify news possibly affecting these interests, but they sometimes become their agents." - Samuel Hopkins Adams

"Simon had been all lined up and he'd managed to throw away the best girl he'd ever meet. "What a dumbass," Beck muttered. "No way I'd have done that." - Jana Oliver

"Yes!" Beck crowed, pumping his fist into the air. "That rocks!" Then he charged off in search of another Three to decapitate. Riley sighed to herself. "I"ve created a monster." - Jana Oliver

"I am very proud, revengeful, ambitious, with more offences at my beck than I have thoughts to put them in, imagination to give them shape, or time to act them in." - William Shakespeare

"In those days, I didn't know how guys like Clapton and Beck were getting that searing blues lead sound, so I developed my style to be rhythmic and chord-based, with simple lead lines that you could almost hum." - John Fogerty

"When people like Glenn Beck throw around the word Nazi without taking that kind of care, they are engaging in demagoguery. I am doing it with a concrete footnoted historical context." - Naomi Wolf

"Glenn Beck retired or got fired...and a lot of people are asking who will now speak for the raving lunatics who startle you outside of a parking garage?" - Bill Maher

"Simon had been all lined up and he"d managed to throw away the best girl he"d ever meet. "What a dumbass," Beck muttered. "No way I"d have done that." - Jana Oliver

"Ye who made war that your ships Should lay to at the beck of no nation, Make war now on Murder, that slips The leash of her hounds of damnation; Ye who remembered the Alamo, Remember the Maine!" - Richard Hovey

"I'm rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger. About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck, and They Might Be Giants." - Greg Egan

"That said, I, Beck Phillips, take full responsibility for being stuck in m y school's pitch-black venting system with my friend Jason, behind me and a garbage bag full of angry bees in front of me." - Obert Skye

"Palin, Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and others have made an art form of convincing far too many Americans to suspend their disbelief, and they have severely damaged the ability of our country to have serious discussions about serious challenges." - John Yarmuth

"Beck said he didn't believe in the theory of a song coming through you as if you were an open vessel. I agree with him to a certain extent." - Sheryl Crow

"We should be happy. We should be enjoying that there is all this bounty. Somebody can take an iPod and have all the world's music at their beck and call in an instant. What an amazing thing!" - Gregory Stock

"It's certainly a loss for us here at the University of Washington, because Jeff Compher has been a wonderful friend and administrator. Jeff is a football man first, but he has the compassion and desire to make all of Northern Illinois' programs successful. He's one heck of a guy." - Tyrone Willingham

"The only thing I took advantage of at Extreme Rules was an opportunity to cash in my Money in the Bank contract, which I did successfully, well within the rules. You know, Jeff knows this, you know this, the fans know this: nowhere on that contract does it say, under any circumstances, 'Do not cash in on Jeff Hardy.'" - CM Punk

"Ladies and gentleman of Florida, this is the real Jeff Ament...take a very good look because there's an imposter running around...if someone comes up to you and says he's Jeff Ament and says he wants to take your pot or wants to take you to a strip club, it's probably not him." - Eddie Vedder

"Jeff [Koons] called me because he'd seen a portrait of David Bowie, at the beginning of the 80s - I've known Jeff for a long time - and he said, Greg, I want to look like a high-profile celebrity, living on the edge. I think that says it all." - Greg Gorman

"I worked for Jeff Kelin. He was a marketing genius before his time. Coupons, car rebates and the value meal (as we know it today) all came from his marketing genius. At 19 years old, I had two jobs, one with Andy Warhol, and the second with Jeff Kelin." - Steve Kaufman

"Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post. I think a lot of this is the PR value. Look at what we're doing here. We are talking about how Jeff Bezos cares about the poor. And for some people that's all you need." - Rush Limbaugh

"Dr. Okun. Who's named after a special-effects guy named Jeff Okun, who had done Stargate for Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, who did Independence Day. But "Brakish" just came up one day when Jeff Goldblum and I were improvising, and he told me his character's name and I told him mine." - Brent Spiner

"Barbara was actually Jeff Foxworthy's interior designer when we first met. So, not only was Jeff responsible for my success in my career, he also introduced me to the woman who I'm going to spend the rest of my life with, which, I think, makes us even." - Ron White

"Jeff Lynne is an arranger, and I think it's probably much easier for him to go ahead and play a part himself than to try to show somebody else what he wants. But it's hard for me to say; I barely know Jeff." - Benmont Tench

"Jeff Eastin is good in that he'll tell me a plot twist that's coming up if he thinks it would be something Peter would know ahead of time, and if it's something that would be a surprise to Peter, I'll tell Jeff, 'Oh, don't tell me. I don't want to know.' And then it's exciting to read it and exciting to play it." - Tim Dekay

"Amazons Jeff Bezos, Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs did not start out wealthy, and actually added to income inequality, but we all benefit from their creative effort." - Foster Friess



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