You're everything I hope for. You're everything I need. You are so beautiful to me.
Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends.
For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.
Love lift us up where we belong.
I have one message for young musicians around the world. Stay true to your heart, believe in yourself, and work hard.
It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style.
Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary, isn't it?
Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis... you know in the '60s.
Unfortunately I was in New York when 9/11 happened.
Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around.
I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter.
Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. Its somewhere I can just get away and relax and think.
Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move.
God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles, before we both get too old.
Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people, it's a very weird place to be.
I was in Germany when the wall came down.
I think to be a good songwriter, you have to be able to play an instrument.
It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover.
Ive been touring now since about 68.
Making music, if youre a real musician, you carry on, regardless in this world.
I have always been a sucker for ballads, but you have to be careful these days, you can't overload people.
I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not.
I only look at things in a short term of a few years, but admittedly, I reevaluate what I'm doing, and whether I want to continue touring or not.
I love songs that have a rocking and grooving feeling.
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