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When I was in junior high, a foreign-history teacher started a theater class. So I got my feet wet there and through high school, so…
We started shooting, and then Jodie found out she was pregnant. Forest broke it to me – he’d gone to work and heard it on…
To me, the hook of the riff is what makes a great guitar recording. It’s the backbone of the whole song. When you have a…
The actual work of recording a record or making a film just requires that you consciously block the time out to do that and nothing…
‘m really proud of it. To me, it’s a movie about character behavior and the pecking order of the pack, as well as the central…
Quality is timeless: It will clearly define itself. And so I make reference to and acknowledge things that I feel have been dismissed, trying to…
It varies from song to song, although Buck Owens and I recently collaborated on writing a duet together and am looking forward with a great…
I was very fortunate in having David Fincher, the director come to me. Now I’ve seen the finished product, I feel that every bit of…
Fortunately any of the songs we’ve recorded can be extremely fulfilling to perform depending on the variety of circumstances that surround any given show.
I think actors are at the mercy of the opportunities presented to them. So you kind of have to wait for them to choose you.…
I played music and sang from my earliest memories. The first pictures of me show me wandering around with a guitar that was larger than…
In the past 3-4 years I’ve developed a habit of keeping numerous small cassette recorders in my house and in a bag with me so…
I am probably the last of a generation able to gain an education in country music by osmosis, by sitting in a ’64 Ford banging…
But that is a valid, continuing service that that music – which is, in some cases, 80 or 90 years old – is rendering. And…
No compression or as little as possible – that’s how you get a good recording.
We share something in common with the fabric of the whole universe that connects us.
Music’s the one thing I try not to analyze. I don’t want to destroy the magic that has always been there for me.
Ironically, the success I’ve experienced at country radio has left me ostracized from pop and other formats of radio.
It’s meant to reaffirm the validity of that music – clean, minimalist, honest, classic music.
I’ve always been just kind of consumed by my own thoughts.
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