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I was impressed by Hendrix.
by Ritchie Blackmore

I was impressed by Hendrix.
His attitude was brilliant.
Even the way he walked was amazing.
- Ritchie Blackmore

But you have to give your whole life to a cello.
When I realized that, I went back to the guitar and
just turned the volume up a bit louder.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I can do the old hand vibrato just fine,
but I like attacking the strings.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Everything I do is usually totally spontaneous.
- Ritchie Blackmore

 

When you're recording, if you're not really clean in your playing,
it sounds like a mess.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I like leaping around on stage as long as it's done with class.
None of this jumping up in the air and doing the splits.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Johnny Winter is one of the best blues players in the world.
He's very underrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

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I'm very moved by Renaissance music,
but I still love to play hard rock -
though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I can turn on some jazz guitarist, and he won't do a thing for me,
if he's not playing electrically.
But Jeff Beck's great to listen to.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I don't see myself as such an important guitarist.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Simplicity is the key.
- Ritchie Blackmore

What's the point of re-releasing an album? The original sounded good,
why change something about it?
- Ritchie Blackmore

The only way you can get good, unless you're a genius,
is to copy.
That's the best thing.
Just steal.
- Ritchie Blackmore

The cello is such a melancholy instrument,
such an isolated, miserable instrument.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I'm not good enough, technically, to be a classic musician.
I lack discipline.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I don't use the twang bar anymore.
It's become too popular.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I however don't go to clubs to show off and to be seen,
and certainly not to make statements.
I just want to be able to quietly watch a band.
- Ritchie Blackmore

If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to
get out looking clumsy that counts.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Pete Townshend used to crash chords and let the guitar feed back.
He's overrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

When you're around someone good, your own standards are raised.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I've always played every amp I've ever had full up,
because rock and roll is supposed to be played loud.
Also, that's how you get your sustain.
- Ritchie Blackmore

When something is not good, it's bad.
Period.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Learning to play with a big amplifier is like trying to control an elephant.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and I wanted to be a hard rock band -
we wanted to play rock and roll only.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I'm not into that Keith Richard trip of having all
those guitars in different tunings.
I never liked the Rolling Stones much anyway.
- Ritchie Blackmore

When you've toured for about 10 years like me,
you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something.
The whole day is a drag.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I was impressed by Hendrix.
Not so much by his playing, as his attitude -
he wasn't a great player,
but everything else about him was brilliant.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense.
Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention.
As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I had given up the guitar between '75 and '78.
I completely lost interest.
I was sick of hearing other guitar players and I was tired of my tunes.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I can never remember what I do even in the studio.
- Ritchie Blackmore

When I was 20, I didn't give a damn about song construction.
I just wanted to make as much noise and play as fast and as loud as possible.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level,
but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be
working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I criticize my own work pretty harshly.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Session work makes you more strict.
You can't hit notes all over the place.
You've got to make each one really count.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I have never met one person who likes Grand Funk.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Those record companies don't know what's happening at all.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Jimi...
He was the gov'nor and that's it.
He was brilliant, wasn't he?
- Ritchie Blackmore

Playing a Fender is an art itself.
They're always going out of tune.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I can imagine that Rod Stewart likes giving autographs
because he's pure showbusiness.
- Ritchie Blackmore

If you can play well in the studio, you can play well on stage.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I feel like I own the stage.
- Ritchie Blackmore

My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with
the popular ignorance and also with the great need
of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
- Cleveland Abbe

Usually when attorneys are assembling a jury,
they're just looking for sheep that are easily impressed.
- Johnny Kelly

Tim Burton is underrated.
I loved Big Fish, loved that movie, think it's the best movie of the year,
hands down.
Really impressed with that.
- David Zucker

I have dined with kings, I've been offered wings.
And I've never been too impressed.
- Bob Dylan

Nevertheless during these two seasons,
Chapman impressed me a lot because he had the faculty
to pull himself out of the most critical situations.
- Jacky Ickx

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one.
Many people go right through life in the grip of an
idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
- Agatha Christie

An idea in man is first impressed upon him and afterwards expressed in things,
but in God it is only expressed, not impressed,
because it does not come from anywhere else.
- William Ames

It is an honor to be on the cover of this game because
the World Cup is such a big thing around the world.
My kids are really quite impressed so that's fun.
- Claudio Reyna

I was little impressed with this rough and ready way
of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided
that I was now quite free of any obligations.
- Pietro Mascagni

In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased
that a story of mine had been honored.
I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers
and I was impressed with him.
- A. E. van Vogt

We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one
than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
- Aristotle

It's the first time I've seen myself act,
and I can't say I'm impressed.
- Lillie Langtry

I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster
impressed upon me three cardinal virtues;
cleanliness in person,
cleanliness in mind; temperance.
- John Burns

He who is not impressed by sound advice,
lacks faith.
- Abu Bakr

Saturn seems to have impressed the seal of melancholy
on me from the beginning.
- Marsilio Ficino

We were impressed with the size and scope of the Persian
Gulf as we traveled to Islamabad,
Pakistan.
- Jon Porter

Nasser Hussain is brilliant.
I am very impressed with him.
With no disrespect to the current players,
he has had to work with material which is not of the highest quality.
- David Gower

The temporal quality of all things was being firmly impressed upon me.
- George Peppard

I didn't start working on children's books until I
got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor.
When I started reading some of the books,
I was so impressed.
- Kate DiCamillo

Tom is the most eccentric person I have ever worked with.
We get on very well and I am most impressed with how
he can hold an audience in the palm of his hand.
- Louise Jameson

And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16.
I hadn't heard a symphony orchestra before,
and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor.
- Kurt Masur

This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational,
and gladly it stayed that way.
What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block.
- John Blair

I am impressed with what happens when someone stays
in the same place and you took the same picture over
and over and it would be different,
every single frame.
- Annie Leibovitz

The important thing is to remember what most impressed
you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible.
- Pierre Bonnard

Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein,
I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film,
so impressed with what cinema could do.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I had been impressed by the fact that biological systems
were based on molecular machines and that we were learning
to design and build these sorts of things.
- K. Eric Drexler

Most of my friends aren't actors - and not one of them
is overly impressed with what I do.
- Jeremy London

I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal,
and believe that they can make a difference and then
go ahead and do just that.
I think it's incredible.
- Fiona Apple

I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake.
- Dan Quayle

Yeah, I'm very impressed with Lifetime,
this is the first time I've worked with them.
I really like the kind of programming that they're into,
so I'm hoping that I will.
- Beau Bridges


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