“The Clash were a major influence on my own music. They were the best rock ‘n’ roll band. Thanks, Joe.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“The hungry and the haunted explode in a rock’n’roll band.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don’t have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don’t deny anything, I don’t advocate anything, I just live with it.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“Rock music should be gross: that’s the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers.”

 

Bruce Dickinson

“If you really want to annoy me, ask me when I’m going to retire from rock n’ roll.”

 

Bruce Dickinson

“No one gets teased for being a geek anymore- science is the new rock n roll”

 

Brian Cox

“Rock ‘n’ roll. Deal with it.”

Bret Easton Ellis

“Guitar playing isn’t really for everybody.”

 

Brad Paisley

“Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it.”

 

Bono

“Im more in love with Rock n Roll today than other things. It grows, you know?”

 

Bon Scott

“Turn on, tune up, rock out.”

 

Billy Gibbons

“Country music belongs to America.”

 

Bill Monroe

“What I see in a lot of music movies, or rock ‘n’ roll movies, that feature a band is that they’re lip-synching.”

 

Billie Joe Armstrong

“Rock ‘n’ roll can be fun and dangerous at the same time.”

 

Billie Joe Armstrong

“Rock ‘n’ roll is just entertainment, and the kids who like to identify their youthful high spirits with a solid beat are thus possibly avoiding other pursuits that could be harmful to them.”

 

Bill Jay

“I was brought up on rock-‘n’-roll. It was sort of funny because I couldn’t get interested in anything else – I tried and tried but I couldn’t get into science…or mathematics, I just cut myself off from anything else there was to get interested in.”

 

Bette Midler

“I refuse to age disgracefully in rock ‘n’ roll.”

 

Ben Harper