Facts about Jim Capaldi

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Jim Capaldi was a famous Musician from United Kingdom, who lived between August 2, 1944 and January 28, 2005. He/she became 60 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Jim.

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Famous quotes by Jim Capaldi (26)


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"You try to be moody when you're young and it had a good ring to it"
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"You know, I had the ability like a catalyst to really get everybody hyped up"
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"You have to have a strong title. It's got to say something"
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"We played at a club called, the Elbow Room. Don Carlos, the nightclub owner, was very hip and a very important person who made a big impact on my life"
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"We loved everything. We wanted to be able to do anything"
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"We all had a desire and appreciation for such a wide range of music"
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"We all ended up jumping up and down, hugging each other when Ali won;cause Ali is the greatest"
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"Traffic was very, very free. It was great"
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"This was an important part of my life. But it was also sad that we didn't play there, cause we had such alot of fans that were waiting for us and Brazilians are great people. It's now my second home"
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"This kind of music was just hitting England, so we were getting this following in clubs in Birmingham just cause we were trying to do something different"
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"They gave it to us for about five bucks a week, and we just went there to live. Probably the first band that ever did that back then and it became the famous cottage"
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"There I met Gordon Jackson and Dave Meredith who were playing in local bands"
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"So the name of a group has to say something. The name has to be strong"
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"Mr. Fantasy was the only song that was scribbling on a piece of paper"
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"I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?"
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"I turned everybody on so, psychologically, I guess I was pushing the boundaries creativity"
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"I think you do better when you are really up for it, cause passion goes up"
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"I have to confess that a strong contributing factor was that I had just taken what was probably the first acid ever made, given to me by a guy called Johnny Fellows, who had just returned from America"
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"I have always had a tremendous amount of energy and any band I was ever in from the age of fourteen, I would always be the one who would describe the future and vibe everyone up"
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"Guys would hang out in groups just to be with the music"
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"For me, naming bands was the forerunner to really writing lyrics, because I work off titles"
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"Far From Home was also my idea from a magazine I'd seen"
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"Everything that Traffic ever did, I'd give Steve a complete lyric, titled, written out with the verse, the bridge, the shape and rhyme and then Steve had to figure out how the meter of the words would fit musically"
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"But then you have to write a song, so at that point, I picked up the reins and started to write lyrics"
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"Because I would just tell everyone it was going to be great and just put that belief in them"
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"After that, I specifically started writing lyrics. I would like sweat and think and get it all together"


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