Al Yankovic Quotes

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Born: 1959-10-23, Downey, California
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: singer, songwriter, comedian

As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.
- Al Yankovic

I have a long-standing history of respecting artists' wishes.
- Al Yankovic

In the '80s, I was putting out an album virtually every year, I think mostly based on fear - that if I didn't, people would soon forget about me.
- Al Yankovic

It's hard to force creativity and humor.
- Al Yankovic

One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don't realize there's a lot of craft behind the comedy.
- Al Yankovic

People never ask people doing serious music, 'Do you ever think about doing funny music?'
- Al Yankovic

So that's why one of my rules of parody writing is that it's gotta be funny regardless of whether you know the source material. It has to work on its own merit.
- Al Yankovic

When I go to my live shows it's often a multigenerational audience, a family bonding experience.
- Al Yankovic

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