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Entries Tagged as 'Keith Richards'

Coincidentally, I’m eating lunch as I post this

March 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

“We’ve been trained from babyhood to have three square meals a day, the full factory-industrial revolution idea of how you’re supposed to eat.  Before then it was never like that.  You’d have a little bit often, every hour.  But when they had to regulate us all, ‘OK, mealtime!’  That’s what school’s about.  Forget the geography […]

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Hellishly efficient

March 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments

“I take the view that God, in his infinite wisdom, didn’t bother to spring for two joints–heaven and hell.  They’re the same place, but heaven is when you get everything you want and you meet Mummy and Daddy and your best friends and you all have a hug and a kiss and play your harps.  […]

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When you are a vessel

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

“Great songs write themselves.  You’re just being led by the nose, or the ears.  The skill is not to interfere with it too much.  Ignore intelligence, ignore everything; just follow it where it takes you.” — Keith Richards, Life Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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Coming down again

March 14th, 2012 · 4 Comments

“I’ve been through more cold turkeys than there are freezers.  I took the fucking hell week as a matter of course.  I took it as being part of what I was into.” — Keith Richards, Life Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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Gettin’ some satisfaction

March 13th, 2012 · 5 Comments

“To write a song that is remembered and taken to heart is a connection, a touching of bases.  A thread that runs through all of us.  A stab to the heart.  Sometimes I think songwriting is about tightening the heartstrings as much as possible without bringing on a heart attack.” — Keith Richards, Life Share […]

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File under: Pursuit of Happiness

March 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments

“If I sleep with someone, I at least have the right to wear her clothes.” — Keith Richards, Life Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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Gotta try it sometime

March 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments

“Nothing like a good ten, fifteen minutes of pubescent female shrieking to cover up all your mistakes.” — Keith Richards, Life Share this… Facebook Pinterest Twitter Linkedin Email Print

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