David Lee Roth is an American musician, songwriter, actor, vocalist and author. He is regarded as one of the best rock and roll artists of all time. Roth is a multi-talented individual but his biggest claim to fame lies in being the front man, of ‘Van Halen’, a hard rock band for which he belted out a number of smash hits throughout his two stints. He was associated with the band for 11 years between 1974 and 1985, before forging a hugely successful solo career till rejoining ‘Van Halen’ again in 2006. Roth rejoined the group for their North American Tour and it became one of the most commercially successful tours in the history of the band. Some of his noted albums with the band include ‘Van Halen’, ‘Van Halen II’, ‘Diver Down’, ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ and ‘Women and Children First’ among others. On the other hand, ‘A Little Ain’t Enough’, ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Diamond Dave’ and ‘Your Filthy Little Mouth’ are some of his famous solo albums. Besides being a rock star, the man has a way with words. We bring to you few favourite David Lee Roth’s quotes and thoughts which have been excerpted from the work, interviews, writings, lyrics and life.
I always admired Ray Kroc, the man who invented McDonald's. Ray had a vision of the most commonplace thing - a hamburger and fries to go - but to him it was just the greatest thing ever, and he was going to make it the greatest thing ever for everybody else, and he did.
Maybe I'm like acts of Congress or your favorite Chinese restaurant - you don't really want to know what's going on behind the door. I'm a real study in contrast, I expect, looking from without. But it adds up to what you get on stage.
When you get something like MTV, it's like regular television. You get it, and at first it's novel and brand new and then you watch every channel, every show. And then you become a little more selective and more selective, until ultimately... you wind up with a radio.