Quotable Quotes

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Willie Nelson
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William Shatner
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Steve Earle
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Mark Knopfler
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Janis Ian
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Langhorne Slim
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Johnny Cash
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A Generous Spirit

“A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world.”
Willie Nelson

“I’m not technically adept at music, but I’d love to be part of a discussion of where progressive rock ends and country music begins.”
William Shatner

“Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world, and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.”
Steve Earle

“My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.”
Mark Knopfler

“At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life’s all about.” Janis Ian

“If folk music means music for the people, and playing music to entertain them and share different messages, then sure, I’d like to think that I’m part folk singer.”
Langhorne Slim

“I haven’t had any particular direction in my music. I just do it the way I feel it at the time.”
Johnny Cash 1932-2003

“Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.”
Pete Seeger 1919-2014

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