Best Quotes from Bill Wyman

I always got great respect as a bass player.

Bill Wyman

I’m always shy in front of an audience, so I’m always at the back, in the shadows, just doing it. I don’t like the front, the adulation.

Bill Wyman

There are things that I am very proud of and there are things that you are not so proud of. But I think that applies to any musician.

Bill Wyman

I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with.

Bill Wyman

If you are any competent musician, if you have creative ideas, ideas of songs, of arrangements, in a band like the Stones, where these 2 people do all the things, there is no freedom.

Bill Wyman

You’re always frustrated, you don’t have the chance to do a song on the album, like the Beatles did with Ringo and George, or like Led Zeppelin, where everybody was given a chance to contribute. There never is a chance with the Stones.

Bill Wyman

I didn’t want to stay in the Stones, and be stuck in a position having to play a music I didn’t like anymore and that restricted me from doing all the others things I’m interested in because of time.

Bill Wyman

I don’t make any money.

Bill Wyman

But why is it that in music, anything more than 5 years old – apart from a few hits – is never played on radio to the young public?

Bill Wyman

Because of the fashion, the young people don’t have any access to the history of music, unless people like me revive it. There are very few people to revive it, because you can’t earn any money doing it.

Bill Wyman

I always say that I am very proud of the work that I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings.

Bill Wyman

I had a wonderful time with the Stones but after 31 years, I thought it was time to move on.

Bill Wyman

I have very interesting hobbies like archeology and photography.

Bill Wyman

I always listen to a lot of different music when I am working on a project.

Bill Wyman

With the Rhythm Kings, I can involve myself in arranging and producing the music as well as the choice of songs.

Bill Wyman

I am much more my own man than I was when I was with the Stones.

Bill Wyman

I was listening to music long before rock ‘n roll.

Bill Wyman

The first records I heard were from Dizzy Gillespie and people like that.

Bill Wyman

My first record I owned was by Les Paul.

Bill Wyman

I have found two Roman sites in the area that I live in.

Bill Wyman

I live in a house that was built in 1480. It has a moat around it. It is like a little baby castle.

Bill Wyman

You never know what your next dig is going to find.

Bill Wyman

I open events for museums and I do charity work and photography.

Bill Wyman

Everything had to be done in-between Stones time.

Bill Wyman

I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings.

Bill Wyman

The Stones always tried to do the odd smaller gig when they could.

Bill Wyman

I think anyone would want to see their favorite band in a small club over a large stadium.

Bill Wyman