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Jack Bruce Quotes

We all have roles in life. I’m a dad, a husband, this and that, but basically I only feel justified in being alive when I’m on the stage.
Jack Bruce
Life, Dad, Husband

I’ve always been interested in any kind of great music, and African music is, I think, the source of it all.
Jack Bruce
Music, Great, Interested

Between now and then and I just felt it was ready and it was a long enough period gone by. I obviously didn’t want to hurt anybody, you know. It was done out of a genuine memorial or tribute whatever you want to call it.
Jack Bruce
Hurt, Enough, Between

I’ve always had money because of my early success with Cream, so I tell young musicians to aim to write their own material, because owning the composition rights makes a very big difference.
Jack Bruce
Success, Money, Tell

At the age of 16 I started performing with a dance band in the evenings and began earning more money than my father, but he was pleased for me.
Jack Bruce
Age, Money, Father

Growing up in inner-city Glasgow, it sometimes seemed to me money hadn’t been invented.
Jack Bruce
Money, Growing, Invented

I had a lot of vocal problems when I was younger. I don’t know if it’s down to leading a healthier lifestyle or what but my range has increased.
Jack Bruce
Problems, Lifestyle, Younger

I know he played on the last record but I don’t wake up in the middle of the night thinking of Eric Clapton.
Jack Bruce
Thinking, Night, Last

Since I got my new liver, some of my tastes have changed. There are certain things I don’t like anymore. I loved Indian food before but not now.
Jack Bruce
Food, Since, Loved

Some musicians I know are incredible fathers. Like Keith Richards. A fantastic dad.
Jack Bruce
Dad, Musicians, Fantastic

What I’m trying to do, in my own small way, is trying to bring African and Afro-Cuban rhythms into rock.
Jack Bruce
Trying, Small, Rock

I think I’m an okay parent, but I’d put myself in the category of a musician-who-happened-to-become-a-father. I’m definitely not a father-who-happened-to-be-a-musician.
Jack Bruce
Parent, Definitely, Okay

I was 16 when I got a scholarship to study classical composition at a conservatory. By that time I had already listened to Scottish folksong with my mother, sung in church choirs, and had sung solo with Benjamin Britten conducting.
Jack Bruce
Time, Mother, Study

Thankfully I’m not endlessly ambitious, but I have done some crazy ambitious things like buying an island off the west coast of Scotland in the late Sixties.
Jack Bruce
Crazy, Late, West

Well all the big companies are really panicked by the internet thing and all that, and sales went down, although sales have gone up again in this country a bit and also the big companies, because they’re so big, they need big sales really so they’re not really interested.
Jack Bruce
Again, Bit, Interested

Well I like everything but my first love has always been piano because when I started out there was a piano in my house and it was there so I just started tinkling on it really so it’s always been my first love.
Jack Bruce
Love, Started, House

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