It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don't survive in solo careers.
I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well.
I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable.
Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was.
I don't care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him.
Sometimes songwriters and singers forget that. They get a melody in their head and the notes will take precedence, so that they wind up forcing a word onto a melody. It doesn't ring true.