Jimmy Carl Black quotes

  • We never got anything out of the recordings. I'm still as broke as I was when I was with the Mothers.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Broke #Stills

  • I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I still would like to see that happen. I enjoyed making 200 Motels and did try out for a few things when I lived in LA, but nothing ever happened. I'm still hoping though.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Careers #Trying #Motels

  • Most people are really cool and I really don't mind talking to them and answering their questions.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Talking #People #Mind

  • I had pretty much raised my kids and my first wife and I were divorced, so I began, in earnest, to start my musical career again. Going for the big record deal and all of that.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Kids #Careers #Wife

  • I really don't have a theme when I start a sculpture. The rock guides me to the final sculpture. I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Artist #Thinking #Rocks

  • It would make me feel that creative art has a chance in this crazy world that we all live in.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Art #Crazy #Creative

  • My drum sticks are in the "Hall of Fame." I know that.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Sticks #Fame #Halls

  • I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Rocks #People

  • I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Use #Months #Computer

  • Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Good Friend #Noel #England

  • As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius - in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Knowing #Genius #Frank

  • First of all; Frank was the BOSS. We didn't question any of his motives or decisions at the time.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Fog #Decision #Boss

  • I think that the old Mothers started that trend of rehearsing long hours. We went as long as the later bands did except we didn't get paid for it like they did.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Thinking #Long

  • Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Doors #Boss #Argument

  • I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Beautiful #Years #Names

  • My webmaster lives in Munich and is a very dear friend of mine. He is doing a great job on the site and it is constantly being updated and always will.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Jobs #Munich #Great Job

  • We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of Invention and I think a lot of those songs were complex.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Song #Thinking

  • I think a lot of the Mothers stuff that we recorded was written while we were on the road.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Thinking #Stuff

  • I've done every tour with them since then and will always be with them as long as they're together.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Journey #Long #Together

  • I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Mother #Book #Might

  • Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much.
    -- Jimmy Carl Black

    #Girl #Creativity #Mtv