” I was obsessed with politics in the ’80s. I’ve recovered and I’m feeling much better now, thank you. “


” The simple fact is we do not live in a democracy. Certainly not the kind our Founding Fathers intended. We live in a corporate dictatorship represented by, and beholden to, no single human being you can reason with or hold responsible for anything. “


” You think your congressman is working all day to get you a job? He may want to. He or she is probably not a bad person. They probably want to do the right thing. But they can’t. “


” I’m a real band guy, you know? I’m really good at certain things, and the band stuff is one of them. “


” The first rule of rock and roll is it’s all about live. Then you have to learn a second craft, which is making records. It should go in that order. “


” The energy that comes when you compel people to dance stays with you your whole career – whether you are playing to 100,000 people at Glastonbury or 1,000 kids in a club. “


” Half of the modern world goes back as far as Pearl Jam. The real historians go back to U2. But they need to go back further. They have to go back to the ’50s and ’60s, where things started. That’s how you get to be your own personality, by studying the masters. Rock and roll was white kids trying to make black music and failing, gloriously! “



All 7 Steven Van Zandt Quotes about You in picture


I was obsessed with politics in the
The simple fact is we do not live in a democracy. Certainly not the kind our Founding Fathers intended. We live in a corporate dictatorship represented by, and beholden to, no single human being you can reason with or hold responsible for anything.
You think your congressman is working all day to get you a job? He may want to. He or she is probably not a bad person. They probably want to do the right thing. But they can
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The first rule of rock and roll is it
The energy that comes when you compel people to dance stays with you your whole career - whether you are playing to 100,000 people at Glastonbury or 1,000 kids in a club.
Half of the modern world goes back as far as Pearl Jam. The real historians go back to U2. But they need to go back further. They have to go back to the

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