Famous Quotes & Sayings

Neil Innes Quotes & Sayings

Enjoy the top 29 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Neil Innes.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Neil Innes Quotes 906806

We weren't by any means like the Grateful Dead or something, who could just roll on and on and on. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2154239

So we used to look for funny songs, and learn them and play them. And we used to play them in pubs. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1358191

I see my role in the Bonzos as being the straight man, in many ways. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1469287

It was just us lampooning our own peer group, saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly? — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 683953

Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 323047

We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1146328

But Dennis was a really solid musician, and we really needed somebody who could play bass like him. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 306778

In fact, Moon came on tour with us for a bit just before a big festival in Brighton, I think. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 401517

But we used to go to flea markets and things, and look for old 78 records that had silly song titles. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 482608

Larry only ever wrote one song, and he wrote that with Tony Kaye, I think it was, from Yes. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 787073

In many ways, Viv and I were the only ones who were really songwriters. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 883119

We weren't going to play the show-biz game, and be obsequious. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 929761

But I remember we sold nearly 18,000 records in one day. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 989180

I suppose we all loved those kind of sci-fi movies where terrible things came out of swamps and came to Mars. And there's usually some poor girl. All the guys are trying to desperately handle levers and saying, go to something or other. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 991891

But mostly, I wrote songs and Viv wrote songs. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 998061

When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1007036

I suppose Roger had the license to do anything that fitted the venue. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1333544

I mean in recent years, I think you've only got to sell thirty or forty thousand to get a #1. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1398139

I wasn't aware that Track Records were interested in the Bonzos. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1461718

Answers given with authority negate the search for truth. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1561333

Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1595127

And Roger was crazy with his robots and everything. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1742758

Viv had this kind of stage presence where you couldn't ignore it. He walked onstage, he looked dangerous. You just didn't know what he was going to do. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 1758430

I mean Gorilla was really our first sort of goes at songwriting. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2080776

I think most musicians do like to have a laugh. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2097677

But I mean, again, Zappa's far more musical than the Bonzos ever were. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2181770

As I said, when we needed to move over to rock'n'roll, Sam and Vernon couldn't quite make the shift. So that's when Larry took over on drums, and we needed a bass player. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2183876

I used to help Viv with the chords and melodies sometimes. — Neil Innes

Neil Innes Quotes 2232945

Ladies and gentleman, I've suffered for my music, now it's your turn. — Neil Innes