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Quotes to fill space while we wait for better filler

If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet. Keith Richards

If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are. Alice Cooper

I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five. Mick Jagger, at age 27

Life is what happens to you when you're making other plans. John Lennon

The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side Hunter S. Thompson

Whenever society gets too stifling and the rules get too complex, there's some sort of musical explosion Slash

When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion Jeff Tweedy

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance Tom Petty

Todays useless music facts.

John Lennon named his band the Beatles after Buddy Holly's 'Crickets.'

Malcom Young used to play the solos in AC/DC, until one day he told his brother "You do them...cuz they keep busy the hand I use for drinking!"

The Sex Pistols were banned almost in every part of the UK, so they started touring under the name SPOT (Sex Pistols On Tour).

The money used to score the heroin that killed Sid Vicious was given to him by his mother, who was under the impression he was going to use the money to just buy cocaine (What a mom!)

Wilco named themselves after an acronym. The group named itself “Wilco” after the military and commercial aviation radio voice acronym for “Will Comply.” Jeff Tweedy found it to be an “ironic term for a rock band to name themselves.”

Van Halen's "5150" is named after Eddie's Peavey 5150 amp, which is built exclusively for him.

According to the Foo Fighters blog, Dave Grohl’s latest music purchase was Outkast’s album ‘Stankonia.’ Said Grohl: “I read somewhere, somebody called it ‘The Bohemian Rhapsody of Rap’, and in a way it works. They are doing a good thing for rap music by making it fun to listen to, rather than a threat to your well-being.”

The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is called like this because of an insult between bandmates. When Brian Wilson showed Mike Love (the band's singer) the new material, he said "Who the hell is going to listen to this?...the ears of a dog?"

"London Calling" was part of a catch phrase ("Good morning America, this is the London Calling!") of a BBC show during World War II, of which the The Clash's guitarists Joe Strummer was a fan.

The solo in The Beatle's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" is played by Clapton

"Layla" was written by Eric Clapton to steal George Harrison's wife, Patty Boid. Layla was the nickname Eric had given her inspired by a turkish legend (not so sure about that) in which Layla was the main character