Peter Tork - Quotes

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Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.

Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.

Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins.

Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins.

Oh, the most fun thing I've ever been asked to autograph was breasts. ---->>>

Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards. ---->>>

I am more of an old black and white movies fan. ---->>>

I did as well as I knew how and have nothing to be ashamed of. ---->>>

It was so much fun to do, play the blues and then play a Monkees' set on the same night. ---->>>

Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year. The Band consists of four members. ---->>>

The groupies are far more real now than there were then. ---->>>

Michael Sunday and I are the original members of the band. We first did it just for charities and benefit concerts. It was very ad-hoc, and before we knew it, we were really a band. We went through several drummers and guitarists before we were happy with the line up. ---->>>

Ringo is one of the world's true humans. The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda. Ringo was just into the music. ---->>>

Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me. I can't say if my finest hour is yet to come, you want to make a dent in this world, well I do anyway. ---->>>

I don't know about friends, but what time I spent with The Beatles they were very courteous to me. ---->>>

Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch. ---->>>

Yes, I am a good singer. ---->>>

I get to play a scorching lead guitar, and there's not much that's more fun than that. ---->>>

Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music. ---->>>

Every country has it trade offs.

Every country has it trade offs.

I am a still friend with Dave Crosby, he's a weird duck but I like him a lot. ---->>>

I like to listen the blues and some classical. ---->>>

I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car. ---->>>

My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo, before The Monkees ever happened. ---->>>

No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music. ---->>>

Original Monkees' songs were produced very thinly, on purpose. ---->>>

The blues brings you back into the fold. The blues isn't about the blues, it's about we have all had the blues and we are all in this together. ---->>>

There hasn't been one show that we did, that I didn't enjoy to some extent. ---->>>

We did very little improvisation on camera, and once in a while we did. ---->>>

I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen. ---->>>

Only one of us would usually sing lead. Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave. They thought it was perfectly a natural routine, because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors. ---->>>

The four of us couldn't have made a record with the time left over when we were shooting the show. We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning 'til 7 at night. Later on, when there was a break from filming, and we were sick of doing it the old way. ---->>>

The Monkees was a straight sitcom, we used the same plots that were on the other situation comedies at the time. So the music wasn't threatening, we weren't threatening. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-13, 1942
Occupation: Musician

Peter Tork (born Peter Halsten Thorkelson, February 13, 1942) is an American musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees.(wikipedia)