The best Quotes by Jimmy Page

The best Quotes by Jimmy Page

James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Prolific in creating guitar riffs, Page’s style involves various alternative guitar tunings and melodic solos, coupled with aggressive, distorted guitar tones.

I may not believe in myself, but I believe in what I'm doing.
Let me explain something about guitar playing. Everyone's got their own character, and that's the thing that's amazed me about guitar playing since the day I first picked it up. Everyone's approach to what can come out of six strings is different from another person, but it's all valid.
I'm always looking for the creative spark. Always.
I'm just looking for an angel with a broken wing.
I don't think drums had ever sounded so big until Led Zeppelin's first album.
Almost the moment he died, they put him in Playboy as one of the greatest drummers, which he was - there's no doubt about it. There's never been anybody since. He's one of the greatest drummers that ever lived.
But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn't do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs - Early Days - which is what it is - and Latter Days.
I don't think the critics could understand what we were doing.
I always believed in the music we did and that's why it was uncompromising.
I think it was that we were really seasoned musicians. We had serious roots that spanned different cultures, obviously the blues.

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When I first joined the group, I didn't know Jimmy, and I felt a bit shy. He was the big star, and had been around for ages with The Yardbirds.

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And as we wind on down the road
Our shadows taller than our soul
There walks a lady we all know
Who shines white light and wants to show
How everything still turns to gold
And if you listen very hard
The tune will come to you at last
When all are one, and one is all
To be a rock and not to roll

And she's buying a stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven, Album: Led Zeppelin IV
And it's whispered that soon if we all call the tune
Then the piper will lead us to reason
And a new day will dawn for those who stand long
And the forests will echo with laughter
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven, Album: Led Zeppelin IV
There's a feeling I get when I look to the West
And my spirit is crying for leaving
In my thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees
And the voices of those who stand looking
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven, Album: Led Zeppelin IV
We come from the land of the ice and snow
From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song, Album: Led Zeppelin III
Oh, the sea was red, and the sky was grey
Wondered how tomorrow could ever follow today
Led Zeppelin - Going to California, Album: Led Zeppelin IV
Made up my mind to make a new start
Going to California with an aching in my heart
Someone told me there's a girl out there
With love in her eyes and flowers in her hair
Led Zeppelin - Going to California, Album: Led Zeppelin IV
And so today, my world, it smiles
Your hand in mine, we walk the miles
And thanks to you it will be done
For you to me are the only one
Led Zeppelin - Thank You, Album: Led Zeppelin II
If the sun refused to shine
I would still be loving you
When mountains crumble to the sea
There will still be you and me
Led Zeppelin - Thank You, Album: Led Zeppelin II
Ramble on, and now's the time, the time is now
To sing my song, I'm going 'round the world, I gotta find my girl
On my way, I've been this way ten years to the day
Ramble on, gotta find the queen of all my dreams
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On, Album: Led Zeppelin II
The leaves are falling all around, time I was on my way
Thanks to you, I'm much obliged for such a pleasant stay
But now it's time for me to go, the autumn moon lights my way
For now I smell the rain, and with it pain, and it's headed my way
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On, Album: Led Zeppelin II
The hammer of the gods
Will drive our ships to new land
To fight the horde, sing and cry
Valhalla, I am coming
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song, Album: Led Zeppelin III
What anybody else thinks about you is really of no consequence. It's what you think of yourself.
You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins.
I think we have two very important missions in life. One is to find out who we really are and the other one is to taste as much of life and experience as much of life as we can.
Whitesnake more than most rock bands would get a very significant percentage of women in the audience and those were the ones I'd hear the voices because from where I am on stage is a pretty good spot.
I'm the last person to ask 'what do you remember' from a particular time period... I like to learn from the past... not 'live' in it.
I don't think I had any idea the group would achieve so much.
Drumming was the only thing I was ever good at.
Mistreating your drum set is just one step below child abuse.
Brushes..? Nah. Hit 'em as hard as you can!
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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The guitar was my weapon, my shield to hide behind.
Love is like a flower; even the most beautiful one dies eventually.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
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Someone will always be prettier.
Someone will always be smarter.
Someone will always be younger.
But they will never be you.
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This skull between my ears, that is a bad neighbourhood. I should not be in there alone.
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Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny.
There's nothing glorious in dying. Anyone can do it.
It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.
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Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.
Let's play it f*cking loud!
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In her own good land here she's been abused
She's been burned, dishonored, denied an' refused
And the government for which she stands
Has scandalized throughout the land
And she's getting thread bare, and she's wearin' thin
But she's in good shape, for the shape she's in
Cause she's been through the fire before
And I believe she can take a whole lot more
Johnny Cash - Ragged Old Flag, Album: Ragged Old Flag

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