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On Ecstasy, Joan Rivers looks like Pamela Anderson, so imagine what Pamela Anderson looked like. — Tommy Lee

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Sometimes when you cut your bed tracks right off the bat, you don't really know where the vocal is landing and where the background vocals are, and other loops and stuff that are going on. — Tommy Lee

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I don't have a problem with my temper. — Tommy Lee

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At 17, I signed a recording contract right out of high school, so I started touring and traveling the world. I sort of missed out on the college experience. — Tommy Lee

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John Bonham was probably the most influential in terms of playing style and timing. — Tommy Lee

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A lot of hip-hop artists wear fur, and they think it's a status symbol. That doesn't register for me; I just see dead animals. — Tommy Lee

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When I got home from The Ozzfest in September 2000 with Methods ... I just locked myself in my house and I started writing. — Tommy Lee

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I don't really put too much emphasis on what somebody else might think of it. Otherwise your putting limits on yourself. — Tommy Lee

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The New York Dolls are the only band that we grew up on that we haven't played with. — Tommy Lee

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The very first thing I look at on a woman is her toes. — Tommy Lee

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By the age of 17, for me, we had got an recording contract, and, boom, I was gone. — Tommy Lee

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Trust me: all of us walk around and look at each other, and without saying it, we all know we're thinking, 'Really dude? Were still here!' and pinch ourselves. Typically, careers have short life span, 10 years if you're lucky, so what we've done is amazing. — Tommy Lee

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It sounds kind of strange, but Jail time was almost a good experience for me. — Tommy Lee

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My oldest boy is 14, and he's not in that kind of awkward stage where, when we talk about girls, or there's a hot girl walking by - they're just so shy; it's weird. — Tommy Lee

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I just write ... if it's really good, it's going on the record. If it's average, it's going in the trash. — Tommy Lee

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I did the marching band all throughout junior high and high school. Music was one of my favorite things in school. — Tommy Lee

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The only thing that's changed for me is that I've figured out a new way to do this; when I go to record, I like to do the drums last, if that makes any sense to you. — Tommy Lee

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There are things you do that just come natural, and sometimes those are amazingly in synch, and sometimes they're horribly out of synch, and you're like, 'Ooo! That wasn't very good tonight.' Most of the time, it's just on. — Tommy Lee

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I don't listen to anybody's full record anymore and when I did, I don't think I listened to the whole record. I'm sorry, and I don't care who it is, if it's the Beatles, I can't listen to an hour and a half of anybody straight so I guess that's just my personal preference. — Tommy Lee

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There was no way we were going to let this band hobble around on three legs. We chose the route that every professional actor, athlete and musician should do - leave the legend intact and bow out at the top. — Tommy Lee

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Phil Rudd from AC/DC was someone I really liked a lot ... Not because I was dazzled by his playing ability - he was just a rock, y'know? — Tommy Lee

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Our music will continue to have an impact in people's lives long after we finally call it quits. — Tommy Lee

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When you're playing upside down, it takes twice the strength. — Tommy Lee

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Playing upside down is insane. It's two or three times more difficult than what's normal. Your feet want to come off the pedals, your arms want to drop down - all of your body is fighting gravity. — Tommy Lee

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It's been a while since I've studied: since high school. It's a lot of work, a lot of work. — Tommy Lee

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Being married to two extremely high profile, you know, actresses, and being sort of chased by, you know, paparazzi and people, it's a whole different dynamic happens to a relationship when that happens. All of a sudden, things get a little crazy, a little crazy. — Tommy Lee

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There's Tommy, Tommy Lee the rock star, and Tommy the dad. I'm wearing several hats these days. — Tommy Lee

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If it's successful and it sounds awesome, and looks killer live, then I guess I can pat myself on the back and take all the credit too. — Tommy Lee

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I don't think anybody should ever touch anybody in anger, ever. — Tommy Lee

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Whatever we do as a band, none of us can do as individuals. We all know that, whatever we have gone through with each other and as a band. — Tommy Lee

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On our first record, man, I didn't know what I was doing. I was just playing. I was over playing. You're as green as you can be with no experience in recording or knowing how sometimes a song can work: when it's too much, when it's not enough, when it's not right. — Tommy Lee

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One day I would love to do rock a gig on the moon - how rad would that be? Isn't Richard Branson flying planes to outer space? Motley Crue could be the first band to play on the moon. — Tommy Lee

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My father lived by the philosophy, 'Be yourself, because everyone else is taken,' and he made sure I did, too. Whatever I wanted to do, he supported me. I don't mean that I was spoilt - he didn't believe in material gifts - but he watched my back while I worked to achieve things. — Tommy Lee

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Too many drummers sit at the back covered in drums, and you never see them. — Tommy Lee

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My house is really clean. It's a really big house so I have three ladies who come in and clean it twice a week, but let's just say that, in between times, maybe it's not quite so clean. — Tommy Lee

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The Radiohead record, The Bends is my all-time favorite record on the planet. — Tommy Lee

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I didn't have the opportunity to go to college. I was busy touring since the age of 17. — Tommy Lee

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I'm a hopeless fu**ing romantic. That's a part of me that a lot of people don't know about. They know everything there is to know about another part of me, but not a thing about my heart.'-
Tommy Lee — Tommy Lee

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I've always been kind of a - you know, I have my moments, where I can be Tommy, and then I flip a switch; when you're on stage, you turn into this other personality. — Tommy Lee

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Getting married in four days was the biggest ... mistake I've ever made. I have two beautiful kids, but ... how can you know somebody in four days? Bonehead. — Tommy Lee

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I've always loved the mixture of crushing live drums with a programmed groove, that really cool blend, like in the verse there's a really funky drum beat that is programmed then it comes in to the chorus; you've got that enormous human feel where the band kicks in. — Tommy Lee

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I wouldn't specifically say rock n' roll is dead, but I don't see a lot of charismatic performers in the way of new blood who are edgy and dangerous on stage, like Marilyn Manson, who you never quite know if he's going to make it through his own show. — Tommy Lee

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I'll never forget when I was, like, 17, and 'Highway to Hell' came on the radio, and I was like, 'Dude, listen to that guy's voice!' — Tommy Lee

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I take the best of all the styles I like and put them together in one package. — Tommy Lee

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The crowd is a pretty good indicator when it's good, because it's kind of a universal energy that gets passed around. — Tommy Lee

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I'm really a cool, mellow guy. I'm not as crazy as everybody thinks. — Tommy Lee

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The best thing about being rich is the freedom; freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want. It doesn't suck. — Tommy Lee

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The record is definitely a musical journey. It's kind of all over the place, which I like. — Tommy Lee

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Well, some people die and then they sell more records, go figure. — Tommy Lee

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Most drummers are covered with a million drums, and everyone is like, 'What are you doing back there?' — Tommy Lee

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I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. — Tommy Lee

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No, I don't have a problem with my temper. — Tommy Lee

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Drumming's pretty physical. We sit at the back of the stage getting beat up like a workhorse. — Tommy Lee

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I don't know how much you know about me, but I kind of have my fingers in a lot of different pies. — Tommy Lee

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So there we were shooting Jack Daniels into our veins, like what the fuck we can just drink it. — Tommy Lee

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Just because we are wearing lipstick doesn't mean we can't kick your ass! — Tommy Lee

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The horses forced into the chuckwagon races die of heart attacks, broken necks, broken legs, and other injuries. It'd be easy to get off on western tradition without this bloody spectacle. Dude, it's the Old West, not ancient Rome! — Tommy Lee

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I guess I always think the people that know me or fans that have followed me and know my solo work would know that I've always had really eclectic tastes - even in Motley, dude. — Tommy Lee

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It's all about the music. For me, that's truly what I live for. Just music constantly. Always listening to, writing, or playing music. That's definitely me. — Tommy Lee

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If you show up late [for anger management], you don't get credit for the class, which made that car ride even more of a test of your temper. Being late was great-you could leave if you wanted to, but that wasn't going to help you at all. I was late a few times and I always stayed, hoping to get credit for good behavior. I never did, and that made me really fucking angry. Thank God I was learning how to deal with that. — Tommy Lee

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Drums isn't my one thing anymore. I love to produce. I love to make tracks, write tracks, produce tracks, and I can't just sit back as a drummer anymore. — Tommy Lee

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Pamela Anderson: 'He called and called, leaving about twenty messages, just drunk dialing. One of them was him singing his version of the Oscar Mayer theme song:
"My baloney has a first name, it's L-A-R-G-E. My baloney has a second name, it's P-E-N-I-S. I like to use it every day and if you ask me why, I'll saaay, 'Cuz my Large Penis has a way with P-U-S-S-Y today!"
Actually that was the message that got me interested. — Tommy Lee

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Whenever I write, I only write about what I know or what I have experienced or feeling. — Tommy Lee

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I'm still that rowdy dude who has after-parties in his dressing room with a concert-sized PA system blasting away. — Tommy Lee

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I find that doing the drums last, coming from a drum history, really works well for me. — Tommy Lee

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Why is it that the hot chicks never can sing? — Tommy Lee

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It's always interesting to me that we all hear music differently. It's an awesome experience to hear what other people hear. — Tommy Lee

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I'm always getting injuries like bruised and bloody knuckles from catching a cymbal or the edge of a drum. — Tommy Lee

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I'm not Superman. I can't handle all of these women. — Tommy Lee

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You know what's weird, I just write to write, with no intention, I just write. — Tommy Lee

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What I wanna do with Methods is keep that around as sorta my freak out, creative free for all- anything goes project. — Tommy Lee

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Of course drums weren't meant to be played other than sitting on the ground. When you're upside-down, your feet don't want to sit on the pedals. — Tommy Lee

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Sometimes when you have children they're the opposites of you. — Tommy Lee

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I don't specifically sit down to write a Motley Crue song, so for me, that's how it works. The things that sound like they might be Crue, I put aside on my hard drive and keep them in that pile. — Tommy Lee

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We thought we had elevated animal behavior to an art form. But then we met Ozzy. — Tommy Lee

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Nikki lives around the corner from me and I see him all the time. We talk a lot, and of course we're still friends. That was our baby, Motley Crue, we put that band together. — Tommy Lee

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I really wanna get my paws on scoring a film. — Tommy Lee

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Every tour we do, everybody's always wondering, 'What's Tommy Lee going to do next? What new, wild and crazy thing is he going to come up with?' — Tommy Lee

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Going through life solo isn't very exciting if you can't share it with somebody, you know? — Tommy Lee

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I've loved roller coasters since I was a kid. — Tommy Lee

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I'm driven by music. It's in my blood, and I've never been able to stay away from it for too long. — Tommy Lee

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When I'm single, I'm one guy, and when I'm in a relationship I'm totally another. They're both a good time. — Tommy Lee

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I've always gravitated towards the beats, obviously. And when I was growing up, I always loved funk music or even - dare I say it - disco. — Tommy Lee

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Being a drummer, I'm always like, 'Oh, that's got a funky beat. That's cool,' and I like to dance. — Tommy Lee

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Obviously, I'm a little more responsible these days. — Tommy Lee

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But you know what I'm trying to say, it's that there's a couple of really dangerous drugs out there and I've lost some friends to them. — Tommy Lee

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I start my own frat, and try out for the women's swim team. — Tommy Lee

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One of my favorite things in the world is to be seeing two people that are really old, still holding hands, still kissing. — Tommy Lee

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The quad toms are a completely different animal than the standard drum set/trap kit. Playing wise and stylistically, they are two different beasts. — Tommy Lee

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Aerosmith's 'Rocks' is on the list of my top favorite albums of all time. — Tommy Lee

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The older I get, the more I don't care what people think or what people say. I just do what moves me. — Tommy Lee

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Whether I'm writing solo stuff, electronic stuff, or material for Motley, I just write to write. I come up with it and put things in different piles. — Tommy Lee

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One day, after practice, he came up behind me, tapped me on the shoulder, and as I turned around, he sucker-punched me and relocated my nose to the other side of my face. What up, Mr. Drum Captain? How's your drumming going, bro? Played any arenas lately? — Tommy Lee

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There was one dude in a jeans jacket who I swear to God shit in his pants when all of a sudden I was inches away from his face playing drums in the air. — Tommy Lee

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It's so funny because no matter what you say, fans only read and hear what they want. — Tommy Lee

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I am such a gearhead. In my recording studio, I personally engineer and edit everything on computers. — Tommy Lee

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The drums are about gravity. Your hand naturally falls down on the drums as you hit them. — Tommy Lee

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If Trent Reznor calls and says he needs a drummer for his tour ... I'm there. — Tommy Lee

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There was a time when cowboys respected their horses instead of riding them to death just to show off for a crowd. — Tommy Lee

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I'm constantly evolving as a musician. — Tommy Lee