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I've tried to become a singer ...

I've tried to become a singer with the guitar and not let any technological licks run my life. Just write the licks and play them as best as I can as a part rather than ad libbing.

Jeff Beck 41 quotes

The Strat covers the complete ...

The Strat covers the complete spectrum of human emotion .. the tremolo enables you to do anything - you can hit any note known to mankind

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There was mass hysteria in the...

There was mass hysteria in the Chess Recording Studio when I did the 'Shapes of Things' solo ... they weren't expecting it, and it was just some weird mist coming from the East out of an amp.

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London is a dead duck, as far ...

London is a dead duck, as far as innovative new music is concerned, unless you want to have your head blown off with some outrageous, rubbish, pounding dance music.

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... by far the most astonishin...

... by far the most astonishing guitar player ever has got to be Django Reinhardt ... Django was quite superhuman, There's nothing normal about him as a person or a player.

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Things turn out better by acci...

Things turn out better by accident sometimes. But you can't organize accidents.

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I don't care about the rules. ...

I don't care about the rules. In fact, if I don't break the rules at least ten times in every song, then I'm not doing my job properly. Emotion is much more important than making mistakes, so be prepared to look like a chump. If you become too guarded and too processed, the music loses its spontaneity and gut feeling

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Some are skeptical. My mom tho...

Some are skeptical. My mom thought the guitar was going to fizzle out in two weeks, that it was just a fad-and that was in 1958.

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That old funny-shaped bit of w...

That old funny-shaped bit of wood is still staring me in the face every day saying 'come on, you haven't started yet!' It's infinite.

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If you don't have an album or ...

If you don't have an album or you don't have any tune, you can't start.

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I'm happy in English studios. ...

I'm happy in English studios. I just feel like there's no pressure anywhere.

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Yes, it's in my left ear. It's...

Yes, it's in my left ear. It's excruciating... I mean, it's the worst thing 'cause it's not... It never... It does go away - it's not true to say that it doesn't but, uhh... It doesn't... The doctors say it won't... It isn't actually going away - you've just gotta suppress... They try to come to terms with what it actually... Why some people fear it - that's the psychology behind it. They know it's there but why is it such a horrible sound? Well, you can say why is a guy scratching at a window with his nails such a hor

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If you can make it sound excit...

If you can make it sound exciting with a joke drum machine, you know you've got something.

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I've never stuck around long e...

I've never stuck around long enough to know if anyone would miss me. That's rock 'n' roll, though. Here today, gone tomorrow.

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I would have loved to have bee...

I would have loved to have been two people, but I was determined not to devote my entire life to my career.

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I wanted to be in Rolling Ston...

I wanted to be in Rolling Stone number two with a tomorrow feel to it, like an experimental Rolling Stones with Jagger singing.

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A lot of solos I hear sound so...

A lot of solos I hear sound so incredible, but they sound like somebody practicing. They sound a bit soulless - fiery, but at the same time, lacking in spirit and soul.

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At the end of the day, there a...

At the end of the day, there are a hell of a lot of notes being played out there and I defy the average middle-American or the average punter to differentiate between them.

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I do hear snippets on the radi...

I do hear snippets on the radio. I do hear a little bit of me, sometimes great chunks of me. But I have to take that as a compliment; there's no way you can get sour grapes about that. But if somebody starts taking your whole new thing lock, stock, and barrel, and do their own version of it before you do it, that's not on.

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I never really felt at home wi...

I never really felt at home with that - the headbands, the roses, the feet, the peace sign, all that bollocks. That wasn't me at all; I felt like a fish totally out of water during the mid-'60s thing.

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Майлин Класс без бюстгальтера на премьере фильма «Остров», 2005 г.и Кирстен Данст и Мара Уилсон на премьере «Джуманджи», 1995 г.

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Кирстен Данст и Мара Уилсон на премьере «Джуманджи», 1995 г. Майлин Класс с глубоким вырезом на MOBO Awards, 2004 г. Майлин Класс без бюстгальтера на премьере фильма «Остров», 2005 г. Майлин Класс без...

Ума Турман в фотосессии для Криминального чтива, 1994 год и Кирстен Данст на премьере фильма «Добейся Успеха», 2000 г.

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Кирстен Данст на премьере фильма «Добейся Успеха», 2000 г. Ума Турман в фотосессии для Криминального чтива, 1994 год. Шлем, который нам не рад. Это часть доспеха XVII века из Савойи — исторической об...

Безупречная Джоди Фостер и не менее безупречный Энтони Хопкинс и, 1991 год и Милица Богдановна Йовович в 1991 году.

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Безупречная Джоди Фостер и не менее безупречный Энтони Хопкинс и, 1991 год. Милица Богдановна Йовович в 1991 году. Засвет Тэнди Ньютон на премьере фильма «Возвращение» 2006 г....

Сальвадор Дали спаивает Брижит Бардо, 1960 год и Том Савини на съемках "От заката до рассвета", 1996 год

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Сальвадор Дали спаивает Брижит Бардо, 1960 год. Мирей Матье в Москве, 1967 год. Том Савини на съемках "От заката до рассвета", 1996 год. Ведущий передачи «Спокойной ночи, малыши» Владимир Ухин, с колл...

Группа «Кино» в Диснейленде, США, Новый год 1990-го и Совсем молодая Памела Андерсон, 80-ые.

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Группа «Кино» в Диснейленде, США, Новый год 1990-го. Совсем молодая Памела Андерсон, 80-ые. Джои Лэнсинг - сногсшибательная актриса и секс-символ Голливуда середины 20-го века. Сальвадор Дали спаивае...

Рик Флэр и Дуэйн "Скала" Джонсон, 1985 год и Твигги для Vogue, апрель 1970 г.

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Пенелопа Крус — Испанская актриса и модель. Свою карьеру Пенелопа начала в 1991 году на телевидении. Её кинодебют состоялся через год после выхода трагикомедии «Ветчина, ветчина» на широкие экраны.
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