quote by Carole King

I listen to both oldies and contemporary stations. I enjoy listening to current stuff because there's an energy to it that's inspiring.

— Carole King

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Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created.

Say goodbye to the oldies, but goodies, because the good old days weren't always good and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems

I love oldies just kind of sweet, slinky, Fifties music. The slow stuff. And Billie Holiday.

When I used to play nightclubs, you had to play Top 40 or favorite oldies that maybe people could relate to.

I figure the oldies are real close to what rocking country use to be.

If you start watching the oldies, you're in trouble.

I feel ancient if "Grand Hotel" or "The Bride Wore Red" comes on. I have a sneaking regard for "Mildred Pierce", but the others do nothing for me.

I'm listening to a lot of oldies.A lot of Al Green, Marvin Gaye. Luther Vandross... they were some of my icons.

Well, yeah! Now they're considered golden oldies, which is awesome.

I was watching Little Women recently, and I didn't want to get up for fear of missing something. And Heathers is like my own Rocky Horror Picture Show; I recite the lines when it's on. It may seem odd, but I think it's because they're really good movies.

Every few years, I go back into all the songs and I update them so that it never sounds like an oldies show. If you come to the shows, they're full of muscle. 'Copacabana' sounds like it could have been released yesterday.

I'm more of an oldies guy. I'll say this - Michael Jackson, best entertainer of all time. Luther Vandross, best male singer of all time. Whitney Houston, best female singer of all time...and when Teddy Pendergrass says turn off the lights, turn 'em off. That's what I got for you.

So every time I make a new circuit, a new time around, then I change the show.

You can't change the songs; people still want to hear "Lady Sings the Blues" and they still want to hear some of the oldies.

God is forever using especially young people, not oldies like us, God likes using young people.

So many people mentioned this at these rallies.

You go to these things and it's kind of like an oldies concert. I mean, it's not hostile.

I wouldn't want to get stuck being an oldie-goldie group, but I don't mind.

I think all the trouble you go through these days to go to one of these concerts, I think I owe them a bit of what they came to hear.

To me 30 isn't old. But it's definitely the beginning of no longer young. Because you notice little subtle things happen to you. You'll be in your car driving around listening to the radio and hear stuff like, That's was an oldie from The Clash.

I never expected that, 20 years later, Chucky would be considered a classic, if I may invoke that term. A golden oldie anyway, something that people still care about 20 years later.

I write whatever shows up. That's good enough for me. I'm part of the first generation that wants to still do original material and not tour around as an oldies act.

I hate it when bands do that; they're so proud of their new album, they have to play all of it and a couple of golden oldies.

I listen to oldies but goodies stations, '60s and '70s music.

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