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John Sebastian - Quotes

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But, what did happen is I went to Woodstock as a member of the audience. I did not show up there with a road manager and a couple of guitars. I showed up with a change of clothes and a toothbrush.

But, what did happen is I went to Woodstock as a member of the audience. I did not show up there with a road manager and a couple of guitars. I showed up with a change of clothes and a toothbrush.

To the extent that '60s guys own things, yes... but I don't have the publishing, just like most '60s guys, and that was an error, you know... part ownership in publishing was the kind of era that started a little bit later, when real businessmen started to manage artists. ---->>>

When I left the band I said Look, I am ready to move on. I was interested in playing with some of the other people that I had bee a studio musician with. ---->>>

Sometimes you really dig a girl, the moment you kiss her, And then you get distracted by her older sister. ---->>>

You have to remember now, I was not being terribly successful at going solo. ---->>>

I was wildly out of style when that television theme song suddenly pushed its way onto the Top Ten. It was certainly not the record company trying to make that happen. ---->>>

I'm seeing and hearing lots of B to B instruments, and everybody isn't, you know, using them... a lot of these guys are trying to do it on conventional guitars, although that has its own sound, and maybe its okay. ---->>>

My father was invited to play on a television show when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television, a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show. ---->>>

I think that my past stands me in good stead in that it does have a certain strength for musicians. ---->>>

In other words, musicians know that going back to the Spoonful, what we were doing was not copying. ---->>>

It might be thematic work. It might be theatrical. I enjoy that kind of work. ---->>>

My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer. ---->>>

Now, I was the Summer Concert guy. I played every Summer concert there was. ---->>>

The Jug Band was exactly what I wanted to do, and it wasn't my idea. ---->>>

Well, I did a harmonica instruction tape for Homespun tapes. ---->>>

First of all, I think that is true, if you are a musician, particularly on the come, that you do have to end up in one of these musical centers, some way, to be viable, saleable and so on. ---->>>

Geez, I wish I could tell you I had a whole bunch of '80s hair bands, you know something you really wouldn't expect, but I don't know that the music police would be that surprised, because most of the stuff that I am influenced by is in evidence in the music. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-17, 1944
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Occupation: Musician

John Benson Sebastian (born March 17, 1944) is an American-born singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonicist, and autoharpist, who is best known as a founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, a band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000; for his impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969; and for his No (wikipedia)