So You Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star

Someone says, "I want to be a rock & roll star." I tell them, "Kid, be a doctor or a lawyer. You'll do better." They think I'm kidding. I'm not. Most rock stars end up pumping gas. In the rock & roll biz tight pants count more than talent, musical ability doesn't much matter, and as for job security, you're better off putting on a rubber nose and going to work for Ringling Brothers.

December 1, 1977
Richard Robinson

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