I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.— Jimi Hendrix
Killer Electric Guitar quotations
Let’s be realistic about this, the guitar can be the single most blasphemous device on the face of the earth. That’s why I like it . . . The disgusting stink of a too-loud electric guitar: now that’s my idea of a good time.
Being 16 years old and getting an electric guitar is never going to get old.
There's always going to be kids making music. There's always going to be kids in bands.
I heard the Beatles and the Stones, and Mom bought me an electric guitar.
I played lead for four years and then switched to bass. One day someone suggested that I should sing, so I sheepishly stepped up to the microphone and the rest is rock history.
I went to my friend's house one day, and he had an electric guitar he had just bought with a tiny little amp. I turned the volume up to 10 and I hit one chord, and I said, I'm in love.
The disgusting stink of a too-loud electric guitar; now that's my idea of a good time.
Electric guitars are an abomination, whoever heard of an electric violin? An electric cello? Or for that matter an electric singer?
One thing I really hate about people who play both acoustic and electric is if they try to play electric style on an acoustic guitar. You must develop it as a totally different thing.
I was interested in the electric guitar even before I knew the difference between electric and acoustic. The electric guitar seemed to be a totally fascinating plank of wood with knobs and switches on it. I just had to have one.
Rock & roll is not so much a question of electric guitars as it is striped pants.
The classical guitar has a dynamic to it unlike a regular acoustic guitar or an electric guitar. You know, there's times when you should play and there's times when you gotta hold back. It's an extremely dynamic instrument.
Well, I have been playing electric guitar all these years and acoustic was something new to me.
We play loud electric guitar music, and we'd hope that that doesn't mean you have to act like an asshole.
If your going to learn to play lead guitar, get an electric guitar .
. it doesn't have to be an expensive one .. acoustic guitars aren't good for learning lead, because you can't play up very high on the neck and they take heavier-gauge strings which makes it hard to bend notes
First of all, who's your A&R? A mountain climber who plays an electric guitar? But he don't know the meaning of dope, When he's lookin for a suit and tie rap That's cleaner than a bar of soap! And I'm the dirtiest thing in sight, Matter of fact, bring out the girls and let's have a mud fight.
Nobody seems to play Yamaha electrics, but it's the best guitar I own.
I wanted to be an actor, an astrologer, an astronaut;
a lot of different things were going through my mind. But I also wanted to play guitar. I mentioned to my parents that I wanted an electric guitar for Christmas. They got me one! I sat there all Christmas morning making a lot of loud horrible noise.
From the classical guitar right through to the furthest electrical experiments and everything in-between, it's amazing what the guitar can actually do. I mean, when one thinks about sounds.
They make this drink in Brazil Called cachaca.
It's sugar can alcholho. Costs 35 cents a quart. One quart of that stuff and you see God. Two quarts and you graow a pair of tight pants and an electric guitar.
Once I picked up an electric guitar, I lost interest in piano, and I just wanted to rock. I studied piano for so long, I got burned out on it.
All I want for Christmas is a rock n roll electric guitar.
I like loud electric guitars because I like how you can just lose your entire being in the sound.
I even played bass for a while. Besides playing electric guitar, I'd also get asked to play some acoustic stuff. But, since I didn't have an acoustic guitar at the time, I used to borrow one from a friend so I could play folk joints.
Charlie Christians' contributions to the electric guitar are as big as Thomas Edisons' contributions to the world.
On acoustic guitar I tend to stay in the key of D for some reason.
On electric guitar I keep basic: C, G, D, and A. The key of D minor is also real good for me.
As jazz fans, it was amusing for us to play jazz harmonies on these big, ugly electric guitars.
Strats are my favorite electric guitars, and I've got quite a collection.
I started playing bluegrass with my family, so there were the G, C and D chords.
I was playing a Martin acoustic because that's what Carter Stanley of the Stanley Brothers played. Then I got into the really raw blues of Hound Dog Taylor and started on electric guitar.
The electric guitar was vital in helping what I've achieved where would I be without it? Playing awfully quietly, for a start.
Swinging at daisies is like playing electric guitar with a tennis racket: if it were that easy, we could all be Jerry Garcia. The ball changes everything.
I've made my own music, and the way I've always described it is Peggy Lee with an electric guitar, or Billie Holiday with some PJ Harvey in there.
Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.
I do the protest stuff. I do country and western. I play both acoustic and electric guitar in a lot of different styles, from loud, psychedelic stuff to quiet finger-picking.
This band - because this is myself on electric and acoustic guitars - we've done three tours together now and I really, really like it which is why I did the DVD as well.
My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars.
He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way