Peter Tork

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Peter Tork (born Peter Halsten Thorkelson on February 13, 1942) is an American musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of The Monkees.

Quotes[edit]

  • "Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away."
  • "I did as well as I knew how and have nothing to be ashamed of."
  • "My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo, before The Monkees ever happened."
  • "Put your energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards."
  • "Ringo is one of the world's true humans. The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda. Ringo was just into the music."
  • "Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins."
  • "My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo, before The Monkees ever happened."
  • "No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star, and be about the music. Now, I want to be just about the music."


Lyrics[edit]

In This generation,
In this lovin' time,
In this generation,
We will make the world shine.

We were born to love one another
This is something we all need.
We were born to love one another
We must be what we're goin' to be
And what we have to be is free.

  • For Pete's Sake" (1967)


External links[edit]

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