Quotes by Robin Zander (Musician/American).

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Bun E.'s a member of the band, but he's not touring, and he's not recording... We've had our differences, but we're all settled up now, and hopefully we can forget about that era. These decisions that Cheap Trick makes, Bun E. is part of.
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I was a young boy. A stock car guy used to live across the street from us. He'd work on his car, and both of my older brothers became gearheads.
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We're from Rockford, Illinois, but we've always thought international.
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Early on, I was into David Bowie. Then someone in the band suggested I try a Bryan Ferry type of thing. That's when I started wearing three-piece suits. It wasn't unnatural for me.
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We've been around, and we've stayed around, and we go out, and people still enjoy listening to us, and we still sell a lot of tickets, so what do I got to complain about? Nothing.
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I'm a casual F1 racing fan. I'm probably more of a stock car, NASCAR guy.
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I've completely embraced life in Florida after growing up in the Midwest. This is home for me.
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Country music is worldwide - it's not just Nashville and Texas.
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I'd say it's harder to play with an acoustic guitar strapped over your shoulder for a few hundred people than it is to play in front of thousands with an entire bombastic band behind you.
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I think maybe we were just a little bit overdone. It was saturated. People may have gotten tired of us. We were everywhere, all the time.
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My father was indeed a musician, but he was a weekend warrior. He was a welder, actually, and worked all his life at the Ironworks in Beloit Wisconsin, and he played in a swing band on weekends.
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Some people ask why we bother to make new music, but we still love doing it.
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I hope the best for anybody in this business. It's hard enough as it is, and of course you don't get much respect from anybody, but when you do, you should appreciate it.
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We keep some distance between ourselves when we're not working. I think that's a really good thing.
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I could do James Taylor, Neil Young, and sound just like them.
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Nobody forced me to look any way. I just exaggerated what was already there.
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I think all of our records are a progression of some sort.
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'Dream Police' was in the can and ready to go when 'Budokan' started taking off worldwide, sales-wise.
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I used to collect comic books. I had a substantial collection. I collect records also, but those have gone the way of the world.
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Each record is sort of like a brand new baby, where it's your favorite thing at that moment in time.
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To me, it's like, what's good for me is good for Cheap Trick... and what's good for Rick is good for Cheap Trick, and so on... and that's the thing.
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I remember Robert Plant coming backstage after the first show saying, 'Hey, boys, I should be opening for you.' That felt pretty good.
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I'm not a guitar collector. I own some guitars because I play.
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It's rare that anybody gets in the Hall of Fame, and to be nominated is good enough for me.
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After all these years, I still get nervous in front of people. I can't help it. I just, you know, I want it to be a good show, and I want people to get their money's worth.
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