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Jon Landau – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Jon Landau

 

On the surface, rock and roll changes at an amazing pace. The influence of a figure like the Maharishi can appear and disappear in a matter of months. Talk about old fashioned rock and roll finds itself dead before it begins.

– Jon Landau


What makes the Stones’ arrogance so divine is that we all believe that long ago and far away they weren’t rich and famous but poor and struggling, just like us.

– Jon Landau


To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours.

– Jon Landau


I saw rock n’ roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.

– Jon Landau


It didn’t matter that Charlie Chaplin may not have been a great director or a great anything else. He made great movies.

– Jon Landau


Bob Dylan has always sealed his decisions with the unexplainable. His motives for withholding the release of the magnificent ‘Basement Tapes’ will be as forever obscure as Brian Wilson’s reasons for the destruction of the tapes for ‘Smile.’

– Jon Landau