Rock & roll is like … [long pause] It’s not just loud, and it’s not just a beat. There’s something. And to find it you would look at Gene Vincent, and Elvis Presley, and those guys, and even Roy Orbison, Everly Brothers, Fleetwoods. … These people, it could make you cry, and it could make you, you know, wild at the same time. There’s a mixture.
I don’t know what it is, but it was there and it kind of dissipated a little bit, I think.
David Lynch, L.A. Weekly