If you really think you're right, you should tell it.
My role in the Mamas and Papas was basically just to sing.
They're paying me an outrageous sum of money; $40,000 a week, which is totally silly.
How do I tell people who I am? Not being a writer, the only way is to sing songs that reflect my opinions.
I was just a bumpkin. Just a country bumpkin. I had just come to New York from Virginia. Or was it Baltimore?
There's so much talk about the drug generation and songs about drugs. That's stupid. They aren't songs about drugs; they're about life.
If you truly dig what you are doing, if you lay it out that way, nobody can not respond. That's what rock and roll is; it's relentless.
I've always been so apathetic. I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me. Now I want to make a better world... that's motherhood.
When you're famous, you don't get to meet people because they want you to like them when the present themselves to you, and you don't see the real people.