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Randy Jackson

Jackson in 2009
Background information
Birth name Randall Darius Jackson
Born (1956-06-23) June 23, 1956 (age 60)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Genres Rock, pop, R&B, jazz, jazz fusion
Occupation(s) Bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, television personality.
Instruments Vocals, bass, keyboards
Years active 1983–present
Labels Columbia
Associated acts Journey, Boston, Brooke White, Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul
Website randyjacksonnext.com
(archive.org 2012-03-27)

You can never go more than three or four hours without having something to nibble on or eat – you have to graze all day long.
Randy Jackson
I can't touch Simon anymore.
I think any show after the Super Bowl will have huge numbers.
I feel it's my responsibility to turn people on to great music.
I don't want to be held down by genres so much.
When you're used to being in the public eye, if you've got a disease, you've got to own up to it. It's about being about it, not running from it.
Randy Jackson
I'm a much healthier eater and I've lost quite a bit of weight over the years.
Randy Jackson
I believe that you should move and eat right.
If it's music, I love it.
Kelly, Kelly, Kelly. I love your voice man, you give me chills… Brilliant.
Randy Jackson
Every label thinks, when they sign someone, 'This is the perfect pedigree to sign. They're cute, they can sing, they can dance, et cetera.' And they say to the public, 'Here, this is what you're gonna like.' But you might say, 'No, I don't like that!' You'll probably say 'no' many more times than you'll say 'yes!'
Randy Jackson
It's smarter to look at portions than to count calories.
I've sung background for a couple of bands.
I'm still true to my Southern roots.
There is a lot of territory out there still to explore TV-wise, show-wise, movie-wise, everything.
Randy Jackson
I'm actually a pretty good tennis player!
My ego is really good. I don't need to watch myself on TV, like some others.
Randy Jackson
If you can turn your wants into your needs, you can do anything.
I love people who break boundaries and always create something new and fresh.
Randy Jackson
I was having serious issues with becoming a diabetic.
Accept who you are and try and make the best of that.
I think there's an abundance of talent in America and there will never be not a lot of talent out there.
Randy Jackson
If I'm paying money to come to see you, you shouldn't look like everybody else in the crowd.
Randy Jackson
Well, basically I have a lot of friends because I've been in the business a long time and worked with a lot of people.
Randy Jackson
If you look at the charts every year, there may be five or ten memorable songs from each year.
Randy Jackson
You're one of the most natural, great singers I've heard in a long time.
Randy Jackson
I used to think I was a singer; I had my own delusions about it.
You can only be free as an artist if you're free as a person.
Move every day. Like taking a shower and brushing your teeth. Make it a part of your everyday life.
Randy Jackson
I chalk up the fact that I got diabetes to my body saying, 'Dude, you have been doing wrong for way too long!'
Randy Jackson
I always wanted to be a leading man!
The pop-star thing bores me because it's somebody programming someone else. Stand over here, sing that, no, sing it like this, talk like that, when they ask you this, don't say that, say this, hold that, drive this, stay here, live there – you're not even a human being. You're a puppet.
Randy Jackson
You know, I'm kind of a wild crazy workaholic guy.
I always say the greats just get better.
The public always picks quality.
Figure out who you are.
You never know what the future brings.
I love people who break boundaries and always create something new and fresh.
Randy Jackson