Jon Fishman Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Jon Fishman Quotes and Sayings

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    But I do think that we approach music, in of itself, with a religious attitude. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    For me from a pretty young age up until about 21 years old hallucinogenics had a huge place in my life. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I don't know how you can go your whole life and not listen once to Bob Marley - what's the point? Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I just wanted to say one more thing: I also think that when you go to play music, you're there to play music. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I mean people have compared us to like the Grateful Dead and all these like psychedelic sixties bands. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I think it's like music for the sake of music, and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot, wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour, and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I think that Phish has been a band, we've all had- I've had a great life growing up and everybody in my band's had a really good life, none of us have got anything to complain about at all. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    I think that you really don't have a choice, when you see that things are wrong the only choice you really have is to just do what you can to make it better. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    Led Zeppelin was pretty much what made me pick up drum sticks. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that- it was like the same thing, Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this big scene that was thrust upon America. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    People are trying to live freely outside of, or within a system that maybe for them on a day-to-day level isn't as free... I definitely think we're positively orientated. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren't by a long shot the biggest influence. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    We like where we live and we wanna participate in our neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to- we're not like benevolent- it's pretty basic. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    When I go on stage man I just want people to have fun, I don't want people to think about their problems, I want people to get energy and nutrition and food from that so they can go back into the real world and work on their problems. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    When I was seven or eight I was really into Cream, really into Led Zeppelin. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    You look at the fact that for millions of years species on earth have been developing and we've been knocking them off at like a hundred a day. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF
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    You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat. Jon Fishman | Refcard PDF






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