Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I’d rather be out playing.
When you first get money you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!
We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started to split up and Yoko came into it. It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.
To keep the record straight it wasn’t always John and Yoko. We’ve all accused one another of various business things we tend to be pretty paranoid by now as you can imagine. There’s a lot of money involved.
It’s time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone.
In the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.
I hate the idea of success robbing you of your private life.
George wrote Taxman and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money.
And I loved Fats Waller. I love his instrumental abilities his vocal abilities and his sense of humor.
It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ I thought this is it.
Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.