Jon Fishman

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Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.

Jon Fishman

You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat.

Jon Fishman

I think that you really don't have a choice, when you see that things are wrong the only choice you really have is to just do what you can to make it better.

Jon Fishman

The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren't by a long shot the biggest influence.

Jon Fishman

Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her.

Jon Fishman

I just wanted to say one more thing: I also think that when you go to play music, you're there to play music.

Jon Fishman

We like where we live and we wanna participate in our neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to- we're not like benevolent- it's pretty basic.

Jon Fishman

Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that- it was like the same thing, Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this big scene that was thrust upon America.

Jon Fishman

In America we got blitzed over there with like the Britpop scene which Radiohead, Blur and all these bands are part of.

Jon Fishman

I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer.

Jon Fishman

When I was seven or eight I was really into Cream, really into Led Zeppelin.

Jon Fishman

Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America.

Jon Fishman