When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
I think you can have moderate success by copying something else, but if you really want to knock it out of the park, you have to do something different and take chances.
And I hate to see artists who are real safe. I love to see artists swing for the fences sometimes.
We have never seen a career like George Strait's in this business, and I venture to say we never will again. He has handled things amazingly well.
When you come close to selling out, reconsider.
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
I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean.
Maybe, I want her to do anything she wants, but I hope her interest in singing stays high.
Don't let some hell bent heart leave you bitter. When you come close to sellin' out reconsider. Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance. And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
The satisfaction that I get from doing what I do is not what I thought. I thought it would be that I'd feel like a star, I'd feel important. But I don't
So it's more the musician in me that makes me stretch out and try different things more than anything. But, like a lot of guitar players, I have one certain niche that's my thing that I'm better at than the others
When you really are country, and you don't just wear it like a piece of clothing or something, you really can't get away from it. It just is who you are
I think it is very important in this business to be an individual
I love my little Mac G4 computer and we just had Internet installed on the bus... we all have little Macs actually, there's four of us on the bus, and we all just sit there and surf the Internet!
Nominations come and go. It is not going to happen to you every year, and I am very well aware of that
I'm a businesswoman. I am a music lover. I like for people to like my music. When you listen to top 40 radio, you hear pop stuff. You hear rock stuff. You hear all these different influences
I don't go out that much anymore, unfortunately. I used to enjoy it, but I'm just so busy. Like last night, everybody else went out, and I just went straight home and went to bed.
You know, you want everything you do, obviously, to be a success critically and commercially. But what you find out as you go along is that everything won't.
I've learned the lesson that when you're in the middle of something that seems overwhelming, or you're in a bad situation and it seems like it's the end of the world or whatever, then you learn that it's not.
His smile brought back the best times, sweet memories of nights together... stirring up those old feelings that got me thinkin' bout forever..
Background vocals during her song "I Hope You Dance" .....'Time is a wheel in constant motion always, rolling us along. Tell me who wants to look back on their years and wonder, where those years have gone.'
A lot of times in this business, we are taking advantage of hot times in our career to do a lot of TV and a lot of radio and that sort of thing, and George is able to be so humble that he can get away with not doing those things.
There was passion, there was laughter
The first morning after
I just couldn't get my feet to touch the ground
Everytime we were together
We talked about forever
I was certain it was Heaven
We had found.
And it took me about 11 years to get a record deal, and I just had to work around and come to terms with the fact that what I was doing was going to be different, and I just had to wait until somebody was ready to jump on the bandwagon.
And for the past 10 years Ive been in a real commercial setting where people are all about numbers, theyre all about that bottom line. So its nice to step out of that and hang out with a bunch of people who play music just because they love it, as you can imagine.
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