Facts about John Fahey

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John Fahey was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between February 28, 1939 and February 22, 2001. He/she became 61 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by John.

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Famous quotes by John Fahey (20)


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"I just want to be treated like an average guy"
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"But I say these things in an objective dispassionate manner because, you know, and I can't explain why, but being one of the greatest guitarists in the world simply is not very important to me"
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"As for fame, it can go to your head and you can become full of yourself"
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"See my father knew a lot about music, he played the piano and he would do theory and stuff like that, but I didn't learn anything from him, but I played that for him and he liked it a lot"
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"Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money"
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"I was using them as teachers for technique but I was never trying to be a folk"
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"I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head"
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"I also know that I am not a great technician"
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"How can I be a folk? I'm from the suburbs you know"
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"I thought I'd be wasting my time to go to commercial record companies and make demos for them, because don't forget, I was doing what I was doing and nobody understood what I was doing"
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"Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that"
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"When I play, I very quickly put myself into a light hypnotic trance and compose while playing, drawing directly from the emotions"
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"So I learnt a few country western songs, I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff, which nobody else did that, I don't know why"
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"Being worshipped is a horrible experience"
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"Well when I made my first record I thought it would be a good joke to have me on one side, have the lable say John Fahey on one side, and this guy Blind Joe Death on the other side"
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"Well folks, that's about it for the show tonight"
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"Well I was on the one hand, the more I played the guitar the more I began to really love the guitar and to love virtually any kind of music that anybody played well on guitar"
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"From a social perspective, I am looking for friends, not acolytes"
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"As soon as the groupie finds out that you make errors in everyday life like everybody else does and that you are human, they turn on you and hate you"
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"The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious"


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