You're everything I hope for. You're everything I need. You are so beautiful to me.
For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.
Love lift us up where we belong.
I have one message for young musicians around the world. Stay true to your heart, believe in yourself, and work hard.
It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style.
Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary, isn't it?
Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
The world is a tougher place to live in than it was back then, as we come into the computer age.
Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis... you know in the '60s.
I was in Germany when the wall came down.
Unfortunately I was in New York when 9/11 happened.
Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people, it's a very weird place to be.
I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles, before we both get too old.
It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover.
Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move.
Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends.
I think to be a good songwriter, you have to be able to play an instrument.
Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around.
Ive been touring now since about 68.
Some of the songs I do once in a while that I kinda... my set list is basically like my hits, there is a good reason why they are there; people really like them.
Making music, if youre a real musician, you carry on, regardless in this world.
Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. Its somewhere I can just get away and relax and think.
I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter.
I have always been a sucker for ballads, but you have to be careful these days, you can't overload people.
I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not.
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