“I have a hard time respecting someone who prospers with certain music then acts dismissive about it.”
You can be really good at something and still not like doing it. But when it’s that profitable . . .
*You can be really good at something and still not like doing it. But when its that profitable . . .*
Most great artists want to be something or someone else but as you say, they have to pay the bills somehow. Watts wants to play nothing but jazz, Clapton wants to be Robert Johnson, Paul McCartney wants to write classical music. Too bad there’s no money in any of that.
Watts is touring with his jazz band—what is he supposed to say when asked about the Stones? “Oh yeah, my current band sucks balls compared to them—don’t pay to see us when we’re in your town”.