„I am a ham. I've no business being rock 'n' roll. I've said it over and over again that I'm a classical composer, dishevelling my personality by dabbling in rock 'n' roll.“

—  John Cale, Attributed without citation at
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John Cale
musicista, cantautore e polistrumentista britannico 1942

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„Classical musicians go to the conservatories, rock´n roll musicians go to the garages.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
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„Rock 'n' roll. Deal with it.“

—  Bret Easton Ellis, The Rules of Attraction

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„Rock n roll stops the traffic“

—  Bono Irish rock musician, singer of U2 1960
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„It's quite spiky, quite dramatic, theatrical rock 'n' roll really.“

—  Shingai Shoniwa British musician 1981
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„Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is easy. True christianity…that's rebellion.“

—  Alice Cooper American rock singer, songwriter and musician 1948

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„He could very well be the Duke Ellington of Rock 'n' Roll.“

—  Miles Davis American jazz musician 1926 - 1991
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„I think my chances of getting into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame are about as good as Milli Vanilli's.“

—  "Weird Al" Yankovic American singer-songwriter, music producer, accordionist, actor, comedian, writer, satirist, and parodist 1959
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„When the first list was being drawn up in the rock 'n' roll book of Genesis, it would have been: In the beginning, God created Pink Floyd.“

—  Rick Wakeman English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, and author 1949

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„The magic's in my hands
When in doubt I whip it out
I got me a rock 'n' roll band
It's a free-for-all“

—  Ted Nugent American rock musician 1948
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