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Country Music Quotes

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There's a place for all types of country music as long
as there is honesty and realness and a real human experience for the fans.
- Wynonna Judd

I love music, I love all kinds of music,
particularly jazz.
Jazz is an extension of America.
There's no other country in the world that could have produced jazz.
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.

I've seen country music go uptown, like we say,
and I'm proud I was there when it happened.
- Loretta Lynn

I don't sing country music because I'm not capable
of singing other kinds of music;
I sing it because I think it's the most beautiful kind of music there is.
- Lee Ann Womack

 

When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave
country music any respect.
We lived in old cars and dirty hotels,
and we ate when we could.
- Loretta Lynn

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do.
And for the people who like country music,
denigrate means 'put down'.
- Bob Newhart

I think there's enough room in country music for everybody.
- Charley Pride

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It means so much being a part of country music and the Opry.
- Martina McBride

I didn't know much about him, and I wasn't a big country music fan.
I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie,
so I didn't know a lot about him.
- Joaquin Phoenix

Country music is completely punk-rock.
It's the original punk-rock.
- Neko Case

We've got great fans that rock and roll won't have,
because you can have a one-hit record and country music used to,
not so much anymore and you have a fan forever.
- Tanya Tucker

When I decided to go to a country that subsidized music,
I went to the Soviet Union for two years.
- Alex North

Country fans need to support country music by buying
albums and concert tickets for traditional artists
or the music will just fade away.
And that would be really sad.
- George Jones

I grew up with all kinds ofmusic, but my heart was
particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing,
the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill.
- Bryan White

What is nice about country music today is that most
artists are not trying to do something everybody else is doing.
They really are trying to develop their own uniqueness.
- Bryan White

And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit
more curiosity than some,
and went seeking out the original artists,
or in some cases searching up country music.
- Elvis Costello

What we don't need in country music is divisiveness,
public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary
judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
- Charley Pride

And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that
time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville,
their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine.
- Lee Ann Womack

Plus I love Tanya Tucker and I love country music.
- Little Richard

The whole world has changed much since the '80's.
In the united States, rap music and country music dominate
radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's.
- Sheena Easton

A good country song takes a page out of somebody's
life and puts it to music.
- Conway Twitty

True country music is honesty, sincerity,
and real life to the hilt.
- Garth Brooks

I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music.
- Loretta Lynn

I came to town thinking that everybody had the same
idea of what country music was that I did.
- Lee Ann Womack

I got country music in me.
- Shemar Moore

The one thing I wanted to do more than anything else was sing country music.
- Patsy Cline

Shania Twain brought a whole other fan base to country music with her sound,
the way the videos were produced.
- Faith Hill

It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country.
We were all struggling to learn music,
it might be Country, Jazz, Classical,
Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll.
- Jim Sullivan

I love Johnny Cash but I don't love country music that much.
- Ville Valo

That's one wonderful thing about country music -
it shifts,
ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

This is not a happy time for this kind of music in this country.
- George Crumb

Country music fans are extremely supportive.
Once they're with you, they're with you for life.
- Faith Hill

Well, we play Country music; we're just not sure what country it is.
- Jerry Jeff Walker

Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted
with the idiom of country or rock music,
it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar.
Bars are a rehearsal place.
- Garth Hudson

The tastes of country music fans are not limited to
the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers
and record company moguls.
- Charley Pride

I think popular music in this country is one of the
few things in the twentieth century that have made
giant strides in reverse.
- Bing Crosby

I always like to get local music when I'm in another country.
- April Winchell

I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I
didn't really appreciate country music until I went there.
- Charlie Rich

Country Music is great music because it really comes
from real life experiences.
It is such a great haven for reality.
- Bryan White

Country music is still your grandpa's music,
but it's also your daughter's music.
It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it.
- Shania Twain

If you talk bad about country music,
it's like saying bad things about my momma.
Them's fightin' words.
- Dolly Parton

I don't limit my taste.
There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera.
I've been listening to what was essentially country music,
but it crossed over to rock.
- Rick Moranis

I wanna show that gospel, country, blues,
rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing.
Those are the American music and that is the American culture.
- Etta James

Country music is the people's music.
It just speaks about real life and about truth and
it tells things how they really are.
- Faith Hill

I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things
to happen to country music,
to prove it belongs to everybody.
- Loretta Lynn

My love, growing up on the Prairies,
was country music.
- Randy Bachman

Country and western is the music of the devil.
That's the real truth of the matter.
My late Mother, bless her, loved country and western.
God, I couldn't handle it.
- Rick Wakeman

I never listened to country music growing up.
- Deana Carter

One of the things that I think is such a constant in
country music is that the song is so much a story.
I believe it is supposed to be based around a story.
- Suzy Bogguss

I really like Alan Jackson, in Country Music.
I think he's really very, very talented along with George Jones,
and Merle Haggard, the same old favorites.
- Tanya Tucker

It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone in the
world is a country music fan.
Not yet, anyway.
- Charley Pride

I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio.
Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle.
When I hear country music, it should be country.
- Gretchen Wilson

When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get
this look on their faces.
People were kind of ashamed of country.
- Loretta Lynn

Country music belongs to America.
- Bill Monroe

But in those days - in the mid-'50s,
early '60s -
there was less than 300 radio stations that were playing
country music and a lot of that wasn't full time.
- Mel Tillis

There's only two kinds of music I don't like...
Country and Western.
- Bobby Heenan

What is music.
A passion for colonies not a love of country.
- Gertrude Stein

Country music is three chords and the truth.
- Harlan Howard

I was introduced to country music around a campfire on a farm.
- Gavin DeGraw

If you want me in the Hall of Fame put me in because
of some contributions that I have made to country music.
- Buck Owens

Latin music has many international influences -
pop,
rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
- Ednita Nazario

The country experience was more of a departure.
When you consider my education and my upbringing,
you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth
of my popular music aspirations.
- Tom Wopat

I think it took me a while to convince Nashville that
what I do is genuine and my heart's in the right place,
and I love country music.
- Keith Urban

I never gave up on country music because I knew what
I was doing was not that bad.
- Willie Nelson

You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo
churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic
music program of any quality,
consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
- Richard Morris

Country's hip; it's cool music.
- Ricky Skaggs

What makes my approach special is that I do different things.
I do jazz, blues, country music and so forth.
I do them all, like a good utility man.
- Ray Charles

Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the
1972 Country Music Association Awards.
- Loretta Lynn

We are cutting things kids like-music,
art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school.
This country can't survive without you kids.
It's all about you kids.
- Tony Danza

But one day, when I was still young,
I was parted from my family and left my native country.
I hunted and searched for music, and destiny turned
me into the object of my hunt.
The circumstances of life became my 'antlers' and prevented me from returning home.
- Georg Solti

I don't regard myself as a great classical or jazz pianist.
I like country music, but I'm not a great player.
I just like music.
Drums 'n' bass is pretty exciting and I'd love to explore it.
- Keith Emerson


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