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Chuck Berry Quotes & Sayings

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You know, your ears record. You might can sing a song once you hear it. — Chuck Berry

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They're drinkin' home brew from a wooden cup. The folks were dancin' there got all shook up. — Chuck Berry

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My music is simple stuff. Anybody can sit down, look at a set of symbols and produce sounds the music represents. — Chuck Berry

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Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two. — Chuck Berry

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You don't just go to the studio and say, 'I'm going to write a hit.' It becomes a hit when people like your compositions. — Chuck Berry

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All were artists, playing foolish, having fights and making love as if the rest of the world had no racial problems whatsoever. — Chuck Berry

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dont let the same dog bite you twice — Chuck Berry

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A song is a song. But there are some songs, ah, some songs are the greatest. The Beatles song 'Yesterday.' Listen to the lyrics. — Chuck Berry

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A contract is an ask game, and if it asks for an hour, and I submit to an hour, then it's an hour. When I look at a contract, I look at the obligation - where, when, how long, the compensation. If I agree to it, that's the way it is. I have an obligation. They have an obligation. — Chuck Berry

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All in all it was my intention to hold both the black and the white clientele by voicing the different kinds of songs in their customary tongues. — Chuck Berry

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Roll over Beethoven, tell Tchaikovsky the news. — Chuck Berry

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Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather. — Chuck Berry

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Music is an important part of our culture and record stores play a vital part in keeping the power of music alive — Chuck Berry

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My ding-a-ling, my ding-a-ling, won't you play with my ding-a-ling. — Chuck Berry

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Curiosity provoked me to lay a lot of our country stuff on our predominantly black audience and some of our black audience began whispering "who is that black hillbilly at the Cosmo?" — Chuck Berry

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I think I see her, please let me off this bus. Nadine, honey, is that you? — Chuck Berry

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He never ever learned to read or write so well, but he could play his guitar like he was ringing a bell. — Chuck Berry

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Everything I wrote about wasn't about me, but about the people listening. — Chuck Berry

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Rock 'n' roll accepted me and paid me, even though I loved the big bands ... I went that way because I wanted a home of my own. I had a family. I had to raise them. Let's don't leave out the economics. No way. — Chuck Berry

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Describe Elvis Presley? He was the greatest who ever was, is or ever will be. — Chuck Berry

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I'm a millionaire, but I cut the grass. And each time I cut it, it's my grass. And that is satisfying. — Chuck Berry

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It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest. — Chuck Berry

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If the people in the audience are talking, you're being ignored. If the people are gazing at you, you've got something they want to hear. — Chuck Berry

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He could play the guitar just like ringing a bell. — Chuck Berry

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Praise doesn't mean anything to me. I don't judge myself. — Chuck Berry

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Maybellene, why can't you be true? — Chuck Berry

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Science and religion are both the same thing. They're there; they're life. If it's not science, it's not a fact. — Chuck Berry

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Hail, hail rock and roll / Deliver me from the days of old, — Chuck Berry

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Rock is my child and my grandfather. — Chuck Berry

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Don't bother me, leave me alone. Anyway, I'm almost grown. — Chuck Berry

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The gateway to freedom ... was somewhere close to New Orleans where most Africans were sorted through and sold. I had driven through New Orleans on tour and I'd been told my great grandfather had lived way back up in the woods among the evergreens in a log cabin. I revived the era with a song about a coloured boy named Johnny B. Goode. My first thought was to make his life follow as my own had come along, but I thought it would seem biased to white fans to say 'coloured boy' and changed it to 'country boy'. — Chuck Berry

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The Big Band Era is my era. People say, 'Where did you get your style from?' I did the Big Band Era on guitar. That's the best way I could explain it. — Chuck Berry

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It used to be called boogie-woogie, it used to be called blues, used to be called rhythm and blues ... It's called rock now. — Chuck Berry

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Back in the class room, open your books, keep up, the teacher don't know how mean she looks. — Chuck Berry

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Could you imagine the way I felt, I couldn't unfasten her safety belt. All the way home I held a grudge, for the safety belt that wouldn't budge. — Chuck Berry

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I would sing the blues if I had the blues. — Chuck Berry

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Prejudice doesn't make me mad. It just - I guess 'pisses me off' is the word. — Chuck Berry

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Up come a flat top, he was movin' up with me. — Chuck Berry

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I grew up thinking art was pictures until I got into music and found I was an artist and didn't paint. — Chuck Berry

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It's gotta be rock and roll music, if you wanna dance with me. — Chuck Berry

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Looking hard for a drive in, searching for a corner cafe, where the hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day, — Chuck Berry