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" Among my dad's generation, when you gave another man a pocketknife as a gift, it was a show of respect. I'll still give someone the knife out of my pocket. "
" As long as people are buying music, it's good for everybody. "
" At the end of the day, I just have to do what I do and let it be what it's gonna be. "
End Of The Day
" Country music is one of those places where we support each other and prop each other up. "
" Everybody's got a story on their beards. I guess it's just a way of finding common ground with people you otherwise might not know. "
" Great musicians are great musicians, whether they're playing a trombone or an electric guitar or a xylophone. "
" I always feel that if you're going to cover a song, you should make it your own and flip it on its head. "
" I always like to write the songs, and they get turned loose into the world, and who knows what happens to them. That's the joy of being a songwriter. You get to hear what other people do, interpretation-wise. "
" I always tell people, 'The music's free. I get paid to travel.' "
" I can only be me. I have a hard time being a chameleon as a singer. "
" I can pass myself off as a 'Duck Dynasty' impersonator a lot. "
" I don't feel like songs should be hoarded. I don't feel like one's tainted if somebody else does it. That's the mark of artistry - take a song that's maybe even a really popular song and do it your own way. I think that's cool. "
" I had a beard way before it was fashionable. "
" I just try to make the best music that I can. People are going to label it whatever they're going to label it. "
" I love music so much, and I love musicians - I love singers. It's fun. That's what music's supposed to be. Fun. "
" I'm always just looking to get back to the joy of playing music, and keeping it simple, as much as I can. "
" I moved to Nashville to be a songwriter. I found out that was a job, that someone would pay you to sit in a room with a guitar and make up songs! It is the greatest job in the world. I wrote three or four songs a day. That's what I lived for. "
" In the kind of fast-food world that we live in, where everything's so fast paced and it's, 'Look over here! Look over there,' we don't really take the time to sit down and enjoy music - or anything else, for that matter. "
" I think the path is different for everybody. Go after the doors that are open to you. That has always been my motto getting into the music business. Do the things that seem to be good opportunities and work hard at it. Try to make good decisions and be nice. Hopefully all of that will pay off at some point. "
" I walked into a demo session one time, and a guy said, 'I'm thinking kind of like a Trace Adkins thing.' And I looked him right in the eye and said, 'Man, you've got the wrong guy. I'm gonna have to fire myself. You've got to hire somebody else.' "
" I was born in Fayette County, over in Lexington, Kentucky, but I was raised most of my life in Paintsville. "
" I was in a band called the SteelDrivers, and we just played hard in vans, hopping on airplanes, not knowing where you're at. "
" My dad was a very straight arrow, prayed-at-every-meal kind of guy. "
" My wife has great taste in everything but men. The vast majority of the songs on my debut album, 'Traveller,' came from lists she made. "
" We have that storytelling history in country and bluegrass and old time and folk music, blues - all those things that combine to make up the genre. It was probably storytelling before it was songwriting, as far as country music is concerned. It's fun to be a part of that and tip the hat to that. You know, and keep that tradition alive. "
" Why would you want to dictate somebody else's taste or happiness? Music is supposed to be joyful and move people, and however that gets accomplished for different people, it's all good. "
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