This is life we`ve been given, made to be lived out, so... live out loud.
Now, everybody`s afraid that they`re going to get swamped with people. They just don`t have time to do it. then there`s the fear of litigation.
There`s nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.
I`ve been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company.
Country music is just country. It`s going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change.
Success breeds volume, and it`s just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town.
I would hate to be a new artist or writer in town today. But somehow the cream continues to rise. If there`s one who`s great, he just jumps out of the pack like you can`t believe.
That`s one wonderful thing about country music - it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music.
A woman scorned is an old theme in country music. I think what`s changed are the values from which the music reflects real life.