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Les Paul

American,  Musician
Total Quotes : 13
Go Ear Buy

You can't go to the store and buy a good ear and rhythm.

- Les Paul

Cases Directions Altering

We go in there and we work on altering those ideas and in many cases go in different directions.

- Les Paul

Want Go Times

There are times when you want to go where you used to go and you can't go there.

- Les Paul

Big String Took

When I got my first guitar my fingers wouldn't go to the sixth string so I took off the big E and played with just five strings. I was only 6 or 7.

- Les Paul

More Very Mellow

I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound.

- Les Paul

Play Concerned Entertain

As far as I'm concerned, I'm just a guitar player, and my job is to go out there and play and entertain and do my thing.

- Les Paul

Good Sound Had

Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist - whatever.

- Les Paul

Doing Younger Going

I have younger friends who don't work, and they aren't doing so well. My secret is to keep going, keep working.

- Les Paul

Next Over Here

One minute we're over here, the next minute we're doing something completely different. But it's interesting because you are producing so many things you couldn't do with analog.

- Les Paul

Learn Play Necessarily

You learn fast from others how to be an entertainer as well as a musician; you don't necessarily have to get out there and just play - you can be an entertainer, too.

- Les Paul

Sound Telephone Part

I used my mother's radio as a PA system. I'd take the telephone, the speaking part, and take those two leads off and lead them into the radio and the sound would come out of the speaker.

- Les Paul

Everyone Go Telling

If I have to go around telling everyone how great I am, then there's something wrong with my act.

- Les Paul

Love Play Over

The audience, they're not professionals. They just love music. It isn't necessary to play over their heads to be admired.

- Les Paul