Facts about Johnny Rivers

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Johnny Rivers is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is 77 years old and still alive, born November 7, 1942.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Johnny.

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Famous quotes by Johnny Rivers (26)


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"The first amp I had back in the '50s was a small Fender"
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"Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster. Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick"
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"I was working at this club in downtown L.A. from four to eight at night, just Eddie Rubin, the drummer, and I"
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"I loved playing and I was actually working two jobs"
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"I learned some chords and I started watching anybody I could, once I really got into it"
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"But I always loved songs with great lyrics"
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"Alan's publishing company was in the Brill Building, and of course, the Brill Building was where all the songwriters hung out because that's where all the publishers were"
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"After that initial success, every chance we got we'd hire that remote recording truck and just record stuff at the Whisky because it was so inexpensive"
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"One of the first groups we signed was the Fifth Dimension"
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"The first time I went to New York, I met Alan Freed"
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"One thing will lead to another and somebody will come up with a riff or a line or something we build from"
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"I've got a Fender Concert amp from the '60s, the one Joe Osborn used. He played his bass through it"
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"I think after 1970 or so, after I sold Soul City, I took off for awhile and didn't do too many gigs"
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"My first really good guitar was a Gibson J-45"
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"Jack and I usually get together and sit around in the afternoons and start throwing ideas around"
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"In early '57, I bought a Fender Telecaster"
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"In 1965, Gibson made the red one I use now, and a black one, which was the first black 335 they ever made"
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"I think my favorite album was probably Realization"
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"I got to see all these incredible blues players, like Jimmy Reed"
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"Guys like Otis Blackwell and Bobby Darin, and all the guys who were writing songs for Elvis at the time, just hanging around, writing songs, talking about music"
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"About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money and rented a remote recording truck"
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"When I came back to California in the early '60s I was hanging out with Jimmy Bowen, Phil Spector, and I wanted to be a record producer and work with other artists"
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"I accepted an offer to do a concert for the reopening of the Mall of Memphis"
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"What I really remember is that people camped out everywhere, and the fact everybody expected it might turn into a big nightmare with all sorts of hassles because back in those days everybody was smoking pot and taking acid"
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"The web site and the Internet are a whole new ball game"
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"I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time"


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