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" And it wasn't until '84 when I was first asked to come to Sweden and do an album and concert tour. "
" If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other. "
" It seems like the good things that have happened in my career are things that you don't try to plan and push, and make it happen, it just seems to happen. "
" Well, I didn't really have a plan. I just wanted a hit. "
" There wasn't so many ISSUES like there are today. It was a simpler time. "
" On that show, I did country and some rock, too, whatever record I had out at the time, I'd sing that. "
" So, it's nice to know that you've inspired someone to do their life's work. "
" I really appreciate people like Rosie coming out and saying I've inspired them. "
" Right, different generations come along, and discover the music, I think. "
" I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson. "
" As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was. "
" I didn't realize how many true Rockabilly fans there were here in America. "
" I have eighteen titles in the German language. I had a number one song in 1965. "
" But, we didn't have all the media that we do today. "
" You know, no one steered people's careers in those days, I don't think, like they do today. "
" Getting comments like that from even the young people at the shows who probably aren't singers, the girls who just tell me that I'm an inspiration to them, for one reason or another. "
" If something pops in my mind and it's easy, I write it. "
" You could have a hit in California that no one had heard of in Oklahoma. "
" It really is, to see that this kind of music is still so popular. "
" I'm still learnin'. I pick up something from every performer I watch. "
" They're dressing like in the 50's when they come out to the shows, and many of them have vintage cars. "
" Yeah, they let me do whatever I wanted to. "
" I have some of the old videos of my performances on it. "
" I enjoyed listening to it, but I didn't think I could do it. "
" I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis... not only were they personal friends. "