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#1. I remember my first moment onstage was at a 4-H contest at the Pratville Junior High School cafeteria auditorium around 1965. I had my first electric, a Silvertone with the amp built into the case, and I won first prize. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#2. When a song gets its legs and begins to come to me, this is the euphoric hook that keeps me wanting to continue. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#3. There were some older guitarists on my side of town, and I got to know many of them. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#4. When I was a kid, I liked the newer music that was coming out. I have never really felt confined by any style of music. I would play in bands that were soul bands or that played standards - any kind of music that I enjoyed playing. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#5. Around '75 when the recession hit, club owners started going to disco because it was cheaper for them to just buy a sound system than it was to hire a band. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#6. When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#7. Success is fickle, but creativity is a gift. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#8. I don't like looking back. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#9. When it stops being fun, stop. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#10. I'd better be on the road, or I'll be going nuts. I'm not the kind of guy who sits around with a pipe and slippers watching soap operas. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#11. By the time I did that third solo album, I'd finally learned how to do it, but I'd also learned that I liked being in a band. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#12. I don't write on tour. There is so much to do day in and day out when you are on the road. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#13. I'm not the kind of guy who deserves to play a vintage guitar because I'm too rough on instruments. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#14. I soon gave up instruction for self-teaching. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#15. As a solo artist, I just felt cemented in front of the mike stand. There was very little time to play with the audience and be a band member. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#16. If I have an idea, I write it down, although I usually carry a little dictation machine with me because I'm too lazy to write. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#17. Make sure you know what you are signing when you sign a recording contract. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#18. I feel like I have the greatest life an artist could dream of. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#19. You can have fun, but you also have to put on your thinking cap every day. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#20. On acoustic guitar I tend to stay in the key of D for some reason. On electric guitar I keep basic: C, G, D, and A. The key of D minor is also real good for me. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#21. We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#22. Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side of the scale from touring. They balance me out creatively. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#23. I love the idea of stepping out of the band situation into a solo world with no boundaries, no expectations, where nothing is out of bounds. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#24. I never did heroin, because I thought that meant I was doing heavy drugs, which shows you the insanity of doing drugs. I probably should have done heroin, because I understand heroin actually makes you feel good. Cocaine just makes you stupid. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#25. I've always stuck with Gibsons. I've had Guilds and Fenders, too, but I always wind up going back to Gibsons. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#26. I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#27. If music became extinct now, I don't know what I'd be good for. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#28. I like being on the road, living in hotels. While I've got a real nice house, I go crazy when I'm there. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#29. I wish I had a nickel for every song that I've left in the bathroom, written down on a matchbox, or just totally forgotten about. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#30. I have always been a sucker for the big, upbeat chorus. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#31. We're kind of defined by our mistakes. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#32. When you sign with a label, they do insist upon certain rights, and if you have a competent attorney, your rights will be protected. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#33. Les Pauls work out real well for me because I'll beat the hell out of them and they'll still work. The only trouble with them is finding good ones. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#34. Once you start thinking about it in a mercenary frame of mind, then you're finished. You're a joke, because there are too many mercenaries out there already. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#35. It was more fun trying to figure out I Want To Hold Your Hand than to take lessons. By this time I knew basic chords. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#36. I wrote songs all my life, where anyone wanted to hear them or not. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#37. When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#38. It is all about being open and paying attention to the music in your head. I think most people have original music playing in their heads from time to time. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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