Jimmy Page Quotes About Guitar, Life, Love, Light, Shade, Music

Jimmy Page Quotes About Guitar, Life, Love, Light, Shade, Music

Jimmy Page Quotes

In the 1960s and into the ’70s, everyone in their own way was trying to open up the musical horizon. There shouldn’t be a wall that you’re going toward and bouncing off.

Jimmy Page

The only way to have time is to shut down and then do what you want to do.

Jimmy Page

I was really competitive with myself.

Jimmy Page

We were lucky in the days of Led Zeppelin. Each album was different. We didn’t have to continue a formula or produce a certain number of singles. Because, in those days, radio was still playing albums. That was really good.

Jimmy Page

I do not recall ever seeing Spirit perform live.

Jimmy Page

Almost the moment he died, they put him in Playboy as one of the greatest drummers, which he was – there’s no doubt about it. There’s never been anybody since. He’s one of the greatest drummers that ever lived.

Jimmy Page

I’m not trying to be flippant here, but I just play the guitar, don’t I? That is my characteristic, and it’s my identity as you hear it.

Jimmy Page

I was always good at hearing complete arrangements in my head.

Jimmy Page

I do know there’s a lot of music where Led Zeppelin has been leant on. We didn’t do anything about it. And I wouldn’t want to, either.

Jimmy Page

I liked the Sex Pistols’ music. I thought it was superb.

Jimmy Page

If I pick up a guitar, I don’t practise scales. I never have. I come up with something I haven’t done before, new approaches to chord sequences, riffs, rhythms, so it becomes composition. It’s not like the music I’m doing is just a single thread.

Jimmy Page

My vocation is more in composition really than anything else – building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army.

JIMMY PAGE

Led Zeppelin was a band that would change things around substantially each time it played… We were becoming tighter and tighter, to the point of telepathy.

Jimmy Page

Jack White is an extraordinary person because he’s like a three-dimensional chess player. He thinks so far ahead.

Jimmy Page
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