Roy Harper short quotes

Every song has a bouquet, which is the music. If you can put words with something that is really apt, then you've done it.

Every song has a bouquet, which is the music. If you can put words with something that is really apt, then you've done it.

I got into trad jazz, then modern jazz, then avant-garde jazz, between the ages of 16 to 18. ---->>>

I was determined if I was going to become a superstar it would be on my terms. I've had that ethic since the beginning. ---->>>

It's fantastic to put your hands in the earth. I enjoy spending my time in heaven here. I don't care what you say, this is my heaven. ---->>>

What is our destiny? Does it matter? Is it bound up with 'our' planet? In my opinion, yes. ---->>>

As a really young child, I was listening to the echoes of the age before, music hall and stuff like that, as well as classical bits on the radio. ---->>>

As soon as I heard skiffle, I loved it and I knew that I wanted to play it. ---->>>

Don't shift because fashion has shifted. Don't move from the original ethic you had, the original reasons. They're part and parcel of you. ---->>>

I wanted to modernize music, but more than that, to completely modernize people's attitudes towards life in general. ---->>>

I was never really a bone fide member of the folk scene. ---->>>

I'm an amalgam of the 19th-century romantics and the beat poets. ---->>>

I'm careful, controlled, bodily conservative: if someone offered me a pill I'd only ever take a half. ---->>>

I've seen such things as you would not believe. I've seen motorbikes driven down hotel corridors - and had a go myself. ---->>>

I've taken a stand against religion for as long I've been able to write and think. ---->>>

I'm inspired by the poets, so I'm always going to give in that direction, rather than in any other. It's the making of me... and also the downfall of me. ---->>>

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