Don Henley - Quotes

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Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.

Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.

I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well. ---->>>

A man with a briefcase can steal millions more than any man with a gun. ---->>>

Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don't look back, you can never look back.

Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don't look back, you can never look back.

I don't care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him. ---->>>

I'm certainly not thrilled with everything the Eagles did, but there are some things I'm quite proud of. ---->>>

The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. ---->>>

I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment. ---->>>

Some records with drum machines on them sound phony and plastic. It all depends on how you use the tools. ---->>>

I don't mind doing two or three Eagles songs and playing the drums. I'm not one of those artists who's going to sit here and deny the past. ---->>>

The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends. ---->>>

Sometimes songwriters and singers forget that. They get a melody in their head and the notes will take precedence, so that they wind up forcing a word onto a melody. It doesn't ring true. ---->>>

Between each album I try to gain a new insight that I didn't have before and perhaps write a song about something that I've written about before, but from a fresh viewpoint. ---->>>

I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on. ---->>>

I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable. ---->>>

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.

I'm always jotting things down on pieces of paper. I've got pieces of paper all over my house. ---->>>

Selling eight million copies of your first album will mess you up. ---->>>

I'm blessed with a pretty good voice. So just sitting back there banging on the tubs wasn't enough. ---->>>

I'm fortunate that I've been in this business long enough that I've earned the right to be left alone by my record company. ---->>>

I'm not on any crusade. ---->>>

It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don't survive in solo careers. ---->>>

Playing the drums hurts my back. ---->>>

I could stand out front and sing Eagles songs that I sing in my set, but I think people enjoy watching me sing and play the drums. It seems to fascinate people. I don't know why. ---->>>

Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was. ---->>>

I played drums on Keith Carradine's first record. ---->>>

I could have played more complex stuff. I could have been a busier player. But that's not what I wanted to do. I played what I wanted to play. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-22, 1947
Birthplace: in Gilmer, TX, The United States
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Occupation: Musician

Donald Hugh Henley (born July 22, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career. Henley was the drummer and co-lead singer for the Eagles from 1971 to 1980, when the band broke up, and from 1994 to 2016, when they reunited (wikipedia)