"I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Alvin Lee on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Alvin Lee on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Alvin Lee on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Alvin Lee on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Alvin Lee on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The chances of a reunion now are less likely. I was thinking of having a 40th anniversary of the band, but now they are really another band, so it's all a bit weird."
"We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO, and Middle Earth, and they were great because they would have on things like a poet, string quartets, and then a rock band! It was kinda cool!"
"They have decided to tour under the name of Ten Years After which I don't think is very cool. To be honest, they have had to do that as it's the only way they can get any work."
"George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I've ever known, but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy."