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Ken Hensley Quotes

Ken Hensley Quotes & Quotations
Ken Hensley
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    All of our most successful songs were simple, straightforward and understandable. I still don't know what makes one song a hit and not another! Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    All of us would like for everybody to be the kind of person we want them to be. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect his early work very much. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I always write lyrics first and the rhythm and the melody come from the lyrics. It always comes from the lyrics: words have rhythm and words have melody. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I am, first of all, a Christian and, secondly, a person with very very serious personal opinion, so I'm motivated by many many things and, certainly, not by the need or desire to satisfy other people's ideas of who I am. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I do seem to be in the most creative phase of my life... ever! I am really enjoying it and I just let it flow as naturally as it wants to. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I had written some songs while I was living in Colorado and wanted to record them there. At that time I was essentially retired, actually. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 8
    I have never learned to read or write music so I am not a virtuoso musician like the others you mentioned. I am completely unable to play like them because I never learned classical music, I just developed my own crazy style! Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 9
    I have spoken to Rick Wakeman a couple of times but we move on different musical lines at the moment. And I am happy for his success. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that! Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 11
    I lived in an area where there were a lot of rock musicians, and we got together regularly in our studios. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 12
    I never played in Ozzy's band. We played a lot of festival shows together and my company did supply Ozzy's bass players with equipment. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 13
    It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 14
    People often forget this - a vinyl album could only contain a maximum of 20 minutes per side! Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
  • 15
    The band projects just took natural priority. I didn't really have a solo career, just wanted to share the music in another way and to learn more about writing, recording, etcetera. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    The past has infinite value if one learns from it. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    When I left HEEP I didn't know what I wanted! It took me a long time to adjust to life away from the band and the only thing I knew was that I didn't want to repeat my mistakes! Ken_HensleyKen Hensley
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    When we were making vinyl records we had a lot of time limitations for each record so songs were left off for a number of reasons. Now, with CDs, much more music can be included. Ken_HensleyKen Hensley