• “We don’t wear sequins because we think we’re great. We wear them because we think sequins are great.”
  • “I think pure country music includes rock and roll. I’ve never been able to get into the further label of country-rock. How can you define something like that?
  • I just say this – it’s music. Either it’s good or it’s bad; either you like it or you don’t.”
  • “I started out younger, with most everything, all the riches and pleasures, what else could life bring?”
  • “It’s a hard way to find out that trouble is real, in a far away city, with a far away feel”
  • “But now when I’m lonesome, I always pretend I’m getting the feel for hickory wind”
  • “It makes me feel better, each time it begins, calling me home, hickory wind”
  • “Twenty thousand roads I went down down down, and they all led me straight back home to you”
  • “I saw my devil and I saw my deep blue sea”
  • “Out with the truckers and the kickers and the cowboy angels, and a good saloon in every single town”
  • “And the sun comes up without her, it just doesn’t know she’s gone”
  • “Billboards and truckstops pass by the grievous angel, and now I know just what I have to do”
  • “The news I could bring I met up with The King”
  • “My mind was young until she grew- secret thoughts known only by the few”
  • “It was a dream much too real to be leaned against too long”
  • “Warm evenings, pale mornings, bottle of blues”
  • “I’ve been a long-lost soul for a long long time.”
  • “The Queen of Hearts is a Bitch”