Monday, March 21, 2011

30+ unforgettable sayings and slogans from the world of music

Do I have time to think about it?

1. I saw rock and roll's future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen. - Jon Landau

2. Don't follow leaders, watch the parking meters. - Bob Dylan

3. Maximum R & B. - The Who

4. Rock isn't music - it's a disease. - Mitch Miller

5. Give peace a chance - John Lennon

6. The Beatles are more popular than Jesus. - John Lennon

7. I Want My MTV - MTV

8. Ready Steady Go! - British TV program

9. If it ain't Stiff, it ain't worth a fuck - Stiff Records

10. Kill For Peace - The Fugs

11. Gabba Gabba Hey! - The Ramones

12. I Hate Pink Floyd - The Sex Pistols (see photo, below)

13. Disco Sucks - Rock and rollers

14. Choose Life - Wham!

15. 4 Real - Manic Street Preachers (carved into arm)

16. Slave - Prince (written on face)

17. The Sound of Young America - Motown Records

18. Cool as Fuck - Inspiral Carpets

19. We Will Rock You - Queen

20. Fifth-Generation Rock and Roll - Sigue Sigue Sputnik

21. Frankie Say Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

22. Kick Out the Jams, Motherfuckers - The MC5

23. Elvis Lives - Elvis fans

24. The New Dylan - Rock critics

25. Three Days of Peace and Music - Woodstock Music Festival

26. Duty Now For the Future - Devo

27. We love you Beatles, oh yes we do. - Beatles' fans

28. Masterpiece? - Promo for Elvis Costello's Imperial Bedroom

29. The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World - Rolling Stones

30. Kill Ugly Radio - Frank Zappa

31. Hey Ho - Let's Go! - The Ramones

32. The Day the Music Died. - Don McLean (singing about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens).

33. Yeah, yeah, yeah. - The Beatles

Any more? Include 'em in the comments!

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  1. Kenton, you definitely missed Neil Young's timeless lyric, "keep on rockin' in the free world."

  2. Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell- Dave Matthews

  3. Neil Young: of course. How about Twister Sister? "I wanna rock."

  4. Fleetwood Mac - Don't stop thinkin' about tomorrow.

  5. When asked what his mega-hit "American Pie" meant, Don McLean replied, "It means I never have to work again."

  6. ``The only band that matters.`` CBS Records, re: The Clash


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