Gina Schock Quotes About Interest, Magic, Play, Attention

Gina Schock Quotes About Interest, Magic, Play, Attention

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Gina Schock Quotes:

All these years later there’s still something magical when we play. Who would’ve thought when we started out that 40 years later we’d still be together and people would still be interested.

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At first, being girls got us a lot of attention. But no one would take us seriously.

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Being in this band is like being in high school all over again. We’re like a bunch of little maniacs.

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Commercial success certainly helps pay the bills.

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Every time I see a story about the Go-Go’s, it sounds like a gossip column about our health or our love life.

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Everybody was apprehensive about a documentary. When we’re all dead and gone, we don’t want to leave something that is not going to be representing the band in a true and honest way that shows everything that’s important.

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Everybody’s been blessed with something, and my gift is my timing. Let’s face it, it’s all about keeping time and having a groove.

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Everything happened relatively quickly in our rise to the top. But we were like robots. We were told what to do and we just did it. We didn’t have time to look inside ourselves. It was all just a constant whirlwind.

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First of all, The Go-Go’s have always had pop melodies, OK? And the punk aspect was just at the root of it.

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Growing up, getting older, your age – you get to the point where you’re comfortable in your own skin, you know who you are.

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I always thought: ‘Oh my God, we are going to be famous, we’re going to be huge.’ We were 21, 22 years old.

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I always want to be touring.

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I can’t see us getting into, like, long solos.

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I don’t want someone taking up half my time. I don’t need to get my heart broken.

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I don’t want to be in love.

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I just don’t like to be called a ‘woman’ or a ‘lady’ because I don’t feel like either a woman or a lady. I feel like a musician.

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I just love being in this band.

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I mean, all the record companies said no, you know, say 10 record companies, whatever. But one said yes, and it took only one to make The Go-Go’s happened.

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I went to see the Go-Go’s on a Saturday night in ’78 and had the best time. I was so serious about the way I played but they were having a blast. They weren’t quite ready, but man there was something special. The girls just needed someone to push ’em a little and I eventually pushed.

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I wish that we all would have slowed down and savored the moment, loved what was happening and then appreciate it. It was going by so fast. Whatever the record told us to do, we’d do. We were just constantly touring, and then MTV happened and that kicked things up a notch for everybody.

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I’d keep the bay windows open, and neighbors would walk by and say, ‘Oh, that’s Gina playing music.’ They were fascinated.

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I’ll tell you, girl fans were actually pushier than the guys. The guys got scared, because when the five of us were together, we were out of control. If I were in the room with the five of us, I’d leave. It’s like a five-headed monster.

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In the beginning, we’d walk off stage and burst into tears, ’cause we were getting bottles thrown at us, and boys were spitting all over us.

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In The Go-Go’s, my philosophy is that I contribute whatever the song requires. I never think, ‘What can I put in here to show off the latest trick that I just picked up?’ What I think is, ‘What’s required from me as a drummer to make this a better song?’

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It wouldn’t be in the typical fashion of the Go-Go’s that anything isn’t a struggle.

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Mick Jagger visited us backstage and told us how much he liked our show. Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts came back too, and they wanted to get their pictures taken with us. Bill Wyman knew our chart positions. I couldn’t believe it.

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Most people think that girls can’t play because they’re girls.

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One thing I did inject was a different work ethic: Guys, no, we don’t rehearse once or twice a month, we rehearse every day after work and on weekends, and that’s how we’re gonna get better. And everybody adopted that work ethic, and it did pay off.

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So I had an operation. So what? If I die, I die. I’m more interested in my music.

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Sometimes the recognition gets weird.

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The first album is a special one for most bands or most artists in general. The first record is your whole life, and then after that you have a couple of months to write stuff and get it for the next record.

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The girls are such a part of my life. When times are tough, we sort of pull together as like a family does – not always liking each other, but certainly love each other at the end of the day.

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The only problem is, that the musicians, the guys, their careers can go from the time they’re 18 ’till they’re 50 years old and when they get wrinkles, they’re ‘character lines.’ But when girls get ’em, they’re wrinkles!

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They’re my sisters. We don’t always like each other, but we’ll always love each other.

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Things have never been easy for us, from the beginning.

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To influence people to do something they love, it’s a wonderful thing.

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We always thought if ‘Beauty and the Beat’ sold even 100,000 copies, we’d be real happy and a successful group, so when it reached a million… Hey, we just laughed about it.

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We definitely were a punk band. When we got in with our producer, Richard Gottehrer, he slowed everything down so that you could actually hear what Belinda was singing.

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We didn’t like the way that our ‘Behind the Music’ came out at all, to say the least, and so it made everybody kind of gun-shy about ever doing anything like that again.

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We got a thumbs-down from every label. But you gotta keep the faith, man. You gotta hang in there and be tenacious.

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We made some mistakes, but we made some great strides too. Certainly we changed the way that record labels looked at women.

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We may have broken up at the height of our fame, but it was not the height of our success.

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We showed record companies that they shouldn’t be scared just because it’s an all-girl band. We could play just as well as the boys.

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We talk about, ‘Wow, thank God that we were out when we were, because it was much easier then.’ There wasn’t paparazzi following you every step of your day, every move you make.

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We used to be such prima donnas.

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We were so poor. Every item of clothing came from a thrift store.

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We’re family, like it or not. I can’t tell you how many times we were going to break up for this or that, and then something would just bring us back together.

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We’ve been lucky with our music; people have liked it.

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We’ve had that carefree, light-hearted image of fun, fun, fun. Everyone knows it’s not really like that.

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When I left Baltimore I put everything I owned in my dad’s pick-up truck and drove cross-country to make it as a rockstar in L.A.

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When I left Baltimore, I told everyone, ‘Next time you see me, I’m going to be a rock star.’

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When I was in Baltimore, I played in several different bands, doing four sets a night, two sets of originals, two sets of covers, that kind of thing.

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When we play live, we go back to our punk roots.

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You had to fight every inch of the way, that’s what made us trailblazers.

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You know, you can only get beat up so much. And then you turn it around, and you’re like, OK, we’re not taking this anymore.

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Who is Gina Schock?

Regina Ann “Gina” Schock is a singer and musician from the United States. She is most known for being the drummer for The Go- Go’s, an all-female rock band.