Country is not what you heard on the Grammys.
When my dad died, I developed a nervous habit. He was very shy and quiet, and I was like him.
There was a time when country never used to do videos.
You have to be committed or you fall behind, lose out.
So many singers want to act, and so many actors try to sing.
Staying focused is hard work and staying married is even harder.
Now so many really good groups who have had a first major hit can’t get a deal for a second one.
Nashville used to have more integrity than just looking at the bottom line.
Music is universal; it’s healing.
It used to be that Nashville would work to develop promising artists.
Women have to show that tummy to stay noticed.
But these days, it’s hard to make it just on a beautiful voice.
Well, maybe surf one time; I think it would be fun to catch a wave just once.
All I ever want to do is what I am: a singer.
You’re either in it for the long haul or you’re not.