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 Dave Grohl - “All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work.”
 Dave Grohl - “I like to keep things going, ... No breaks... We have such little time together”
 Dave Grohl - “I don't really know how to explain it, ... I think that those are just the type of songs that I imagine standing onstage and singing for the rest of my life. Each one of them means a lot to me. It's important I have those songs on the set list because they keep me up onstage. I'm not much of a storyteller. I am, but I get tired of the same story after a few spins. I can't really imagine writing an album of urban folk tales.”
 Dave Grohl - “taking money from my child for years.”
 Dave Grohl - “We'd pull into small towns, and thousands of people would come to be rescued by this man,”
 Dave Grohl - “I don't like to have people do stuff for me. I don't like to have runners go out and get me meals - it's just not normal.”
 Dave Grohl - “Going out and playing music - that's what I do. I don't do much else.”
 Dave Grohl - “When he comes in and listens to a song that you're asking him to play on and he turns to you and says, 'Hmm, that chorus goes a little long, doesn't it' you (acquiesce) 'Yes it does. Yes, of course , Mr. John Paul Jones, sir. You are absolutely correct.' It really was one of the most special things that happened to me in my entire life. Sitting down with an acoustic guitar, teaching John Paul Jones a song I'd written while he's playing it on piano - it was too much.”
 Dave Grohl - “CBGB was a wild place. The first time I ever played there was in 1987, I think, with my hardcore band, Scream. And I remember the craziest thing about that club was you could be in front of the stage and it could be louder than any show you've ever been to in your life. But if you were towards the back of the club at the bar, you could sit and have a conversation with someone. It was the weirdest thing to me.”
 Dave Grohl - “CBGB was a wild place, ... The first time I ever played there was in 1987, I think, with my hardcore band, Scream. And I remember the craziest thing about that club was you could be in front of the stage and it could be louder than any show you've ever been to in your life. But if you were towards the back of the club at the bar, you could sit and have a conversation with someone. It was the weirdest thing to me.”
 Dave Grohl - “Usually after making a record, you imagine it to be your last, ... You just feel tapped out. This time, for whatever reason, this album inspired me to keep writing. It made me feel like we still have good albums in us, that we're still capable of making good records for years to come.”
 Dave Grohl - “I love BLACK SABBATH . They made an amazing contribution to music today. Almost every band that made it big in the 1990s owes a debt to them.”
 Dave Grohl - “Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.”
 Dave Grohl - “I never really think about it that way. Only in the past year or two have I started to notice people asking for advice or people asking for my perspective, as it may be different from some of the younger musicians,”