The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.
When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country.
I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things to happen to country music, to prove it belongs to everybody.
I've seen country music go uptown, like we say, and I'm proud I was there when it happened.
You don't see no city when you look at me cause country's all I am. I love runnin' barefoot through the old cornfields and I love that country ham. Well you say I'm made just to fit your plans but there's a barnyard shovel pick your hands. If your eyes are on me you're lookin' at country.
All music is based on country music. And that's why so many different kinds of people relate to it. There are more country music fans in New Jersey than there are down South.
I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music.
Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the 1972 Country Music Association Awards.
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.
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