Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is.
All I do is play music and golf – which one do you want me to give up?
When I’m driving the highway by myself is when I write best.
There are only so many notes so there must be only so many melodies.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
As long as there’s a few farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them.
I been a long time leaving but I’m going to be a long time gone.
There’s a great enthusiasm for good country music all over the world.
I think most people realize that our problems are our government, not me and you individually, except that we can – must have some sort of responsibility, because they’re in there and they were elected, so we have to defend ourselves on those lines.
I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn’t make any money.
If you really want to get along with somebody, let them be themselves.
I started out really young, when I was four, five, six, writing poems, before I could play an instrument. I was writing about things when I was eight or 10 years old that I hadn’t lived long enough to experience. That’s why I also believe in reincarnation, that we were put here with ideas to...
Sometimes there is a 36-piece orchestra going off in my stomach.
I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times.
I’m not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That’s just not the guy I am.
I grew up across the street from, you know, the Villarias, which was a great Mexican family there. In fact, there was three houses right across the street from me. So, day and night, I listened to Mexican music, and I’m sure, you know, my guitar playing, singing, writing, whatever, has a lot of Mexican...
When you hear me, you know it’s me, regardless of the song.
You don’t have to be poor to need something or somebody.
We’re still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week.