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Robin Trower Quotes

A certain death of an artist is overconfidence.

A wah-wah is important as well. I love it; it makes the guitar scream.

I can't say I feel influenced by today's guitar players.

I didn't want to get attached to one guitar; I didn't want to have an instrument that was irreplaceable.

I don't tend to have a favorite album; I tend to have favorite tracks. There are flaws in every album that spoil it for me.

I feel I've been blessed with a gift of creativity and composition. That's why I've been able to keep going.

I feel that my playing on the first album was probably some of my best.

I go for as much feeling as I can rather than show what I can do up and down the neck. I don't play to show people ability.

I go through about two Fender mediums a night because I don't pick straight down; it's sort of sideways, and it shaves them off.

I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present, and went from there.

I have done some things that I'm very proud of. I don't think you can say any more than that, really.

I have short hands. That's why I have to bend up to notes; I can't always reach the frets.

I think it's a sensible thing not to read your fan mail - not to take it too seriously.

I think the fundamental part of my technique is my vibrato.

I was very keen on people like Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Gene Vincent.

I wouldn't count myself as being a true blues guitarist because I feel you have to live it.

I've always been the first to admit that Jimi was a very big influence on my early stuff.

If I could sing, I wouldn't be a guitarist.

It all comes down to the density of the wood. Every guitar's different.

It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.