What should you answer if you are an Old Rock Star


A different perspective to the famous Proust/Pivot/Lipton questionnaire; a way to tackle the questions with a cheat sheet. Use this shortcut if you have no bloody idea what to say.

What should you answer if you are an Old Rock Star

 Where would you like to be right now?

In a huge concert. Rome’s coliseum, Wembley Stadium, or Woodstock.

What is your favorite word?


What is your least favorite word??


What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

When hundreds of fans sing together in concerts.

What turns you off?

When they use my songs in political campaigns.

What is your favorite curse word?


What is your favorite song?

Stairway to Heaven.

What sound or noise do you love?

Santana’s guitar solos.

What sound or noise do you hate?

Large garbage trucks emptying dumpsters early in the morning.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

I’d like to be a psychedelic drug.

What profession would you not like to do?

A music rights lawyer.

When are you happiest?

When I hear an encore.

When do you lie?

When I’m surrounded by groupies.

What’s your major defect?

I’m the last to leave the party.

What’s your greatest virtue?

My age. Old rock stars never die.

What’s your motto?

Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.”

What’s your favorite book?

Grumpy Old Rock Star: And Other Wondrous Stories by Rick Wakeman.

 What’s your favorite movie?

School of Rock.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

“You’ll always be high in Heaven; so rock the night away!”

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