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Born: 1938-08-21
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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When I think of the things I have, it makes me a little uneasy. I don't want people to think I've lost touch with reality.

Tags: Lost, Makes, Reality

You know, I've always said, I've never felt I was a particularly good singer, but I've always thought I had a great knack for picking hit songs.

Tags: Good, Great, Thought

You know, when you're poor and you have a bunch of kids in your family, you don't know that everybody's not poor.

Tags: Family, Kids, Poor

I still like going on the road and performing, but it's getting tougher. I try to have my wife and the twins with me but it's getting harder and harder for them. They need to be in a home environment and not traveling with me.

Tags: Home, Try, Wife

Radio is aimed at the 30-year-old market, so you have to have great music and appeal to get that age group. And you need a record company to believe in you. It's like a bit of the perfect storm.

Tags: Age, Great, Music

The first six years of my career, I got more comments on my weight than on my singing. So I think I became so self-conscious that I started working on it harder.

Tags: Career, Started, Working

Well, I don't think everything necessarily that I touch turns to gold, but I think I get great joy out of it regardless of whether it is successful or not.

Tags: Great, Joy, Successful

You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run.

Tags: Away, Run, Walk

You know, I think the greatest gift in the world is a good employee, you know, or people who can do your work for you and do it well the way you'd like to have it done. And I've always been able to surround myself with really good people.

Tags: Good, Greatest, Work

There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity.

Tags: Lose, Off, Wisdom

Here's what I've learned about raising boys... if you keep 'em busy, they're fine. You let 'em get bored, they'll dismantle your house board by board.

Tags: Bored, Busy, Learned

Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great.

Tags: Fear, Good, Great

There has to be chemistry in a duet, but if you go beyond the point of friendship and attraction, you lose something.

Tags: Friendship, Lose, Point

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.

Tags: Growing, Old, Older

I feel like I learn something from everything I do.

Tags: Learn

I had holes in my jeans well before it was fashionable.

Tags: Holes, Jeans

I have awards right now that I do not remember walking on stage to get.

Tags: Remember, Stage, Walking

I just hope I can spread some of the happiness that's been coming my way.

Tags: Coming, Happiness, Hope

I think it's fun to play for people who don't know what you do.

Tags: Fun

I think when you're in the public eye, you feel a pressure to stay younger looking.

Tags: Looking, Public, Stay

I was raised in the church.

Tags: Church, Raised

I'm much more comfortable singing than talking.

Tags: Singing, Talking

I'm so totally future oriented that, for me, I don't know what the future's about, but I can promise you it's gonna be exciting.

Tags: Exciting, Future, Promise

I've always said music should make you laugh, make you cry or make you think.

Tags: Laugh, Music, Said

I've always said that gray hair looks good on everybody but yourself. To me, it makes me look old.

Tags: Good, Old, Yourself

If you want people to know what your message is, just sing it.

Tags: Message, Sing
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It is difficult to get played at my age on the radio.

Tags: Age, Difficult, Played

Know when to hold 'um, know when to fold 'um and know when to walk away from cameramen.

Tags: Away, Hold, Walk

My mom loved to sing - and I'll go on record and say she was the worst singer ever. I'd get up and move away from her!

Tags: Away, Her, Mom

My music was my life, and it played a large part in my inability to sustain relationships.

Tags: Life, Music, Played

People will clap to be nice. They will not laugh to be nice.

Tags: Clap, Laugh, Nice

There's a new hit rock group or singer every five minutes, but with country music, you have one hit and those people love you forever.

Tags: Love, Music, Rock