When we toured... I was hungry to take out people like Jeff Beck in front of us; Fleetwood Mac, just before they hit; Heart, just before they hit.
You can't plan for the future, because some guy's going to land in a spaceship with three heads and a big beak and take over everything.
I believe the Rolling Stones wanted to play in Golden Gate Park.
The starship thing is really political action and reaction, the natural outgrowth of Volunteers.
Compared to what they were, rock concerts now are like business meetings.
San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality.
I don't blame it on the Hell's Angels. I blame it on the people who were there.
Correcting it, I don't know; just shedding the light of day on it is a first major step, being one of the earliest generations not to just accept the words.
I was raised by the Christian Brothers, who believe in that, fortunately. They were, to me, the most rebellious arm of the Catholic Church - and one of the most liberal and forward thinking.
I think most non-Christians who try to be good people are probably better Christians than Christians.
We printed all the words out because otherwise nobody would be able to understand them.
You can't just sit around and make protest albums all your life; eventually it comes to the point where you have to do something.
I wouldn't have expected an audience of ours to burn down our equipment.
Maintain yourself and everything maintains itself around you.
It's a lot of random situations that combine in a certain volatile form and create a bigger-than- the-whole situation that nobody could have predicted.
Then you get to be involved with all the people, meet all the beautiful girls, get all the good food, get ready and locked in before all the crowds hit.
The '80s seem a real positive force. The '70s were deadening, in a lot of ways.
The studio scene in California is sort of ridiculous anyway.
There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.
At first I was iridescent, then I became transparent, finally I was absent
If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren't really there.
Life is change, how it differs from the rocks.
You couldn't have fed the '50s into a computer and come out with the '60s.