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You have to be tough-skinned and willing to accept criticism, and at the same time, just try to do music that you like and you…
You think a lot of people get to be big stars and get a little crazy, but most of the ones I’ve ever met have…
What I enjoy doing more than anything is, I have my little antique car collection, and when the weather is pretty I like to get…
The fan base that I’ve had all these years has come along. Some of them are not as plugged into the digital world, so they…
Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I’d hear off the radio and was probably singing…
I’ve been a lot of places, and my wife, Denise, she likes a lot of the fancy restaurants. I’m more of a basic eater. I…
My mother kept asking me, ‘When are you going to do a gospel album?’ And I’ve always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was…
I think I’ve always approached making albums pretty much the same way. I’m just looking for a mixture of songs and topics that aren’t the…
I really was a fan of his and always have been – his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook…
I don’t write all my stuff. Everybody always thinks that. But in just about every album I’ve ever had has been about 50-50 songs I’ve…
I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part…
‘After 17’ is a song I wrote when my first daughter went to college, so that’s kind of where I’m at in that part of…
A lot of times when songwriters get together and write a song… somebody will come in with a hook and a lot of times they…
I like to write sad songs. They’re much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don’t want to…
When I was in high school, I don’t know that I really had big dreams.
The older you are, I think you realize what you enjoy and what you don’t need, what wears you out and what’s important.
It’s a scary word, ‘cancer.’
The music business doesn’t take up that much of my time. I probably should put a little more energy into it.
I’ve had to live with women all my life. I grew up with four older sisters, and I was the baby and the only boy.
If you just do 50 to 60 shows a year, it’s not that much time away from home.
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