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  • If anything good came out of 9/11, to me, was that people were so cynical about the world - all you hear about on the news is all the bad stuff everyday, but what was refreshing to me was after that, you saw how many good people there are out there. For every one bad one, there's a thousand good ones.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I think every album you have, especially if it's done well, you feel like you're competing with yourself.

    Thinking   Albums   Done  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I like to write sad songs. They're much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don't want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn't; they want that positive, uptempo thing.

    Song   Writing   People  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I've been a lot of places, and my wife, Denise, she likes a lot of the fancy restaurants. I'm more of a basic eater. I still go into Cracker Barrel. Those are the kind of people who like the kind of music I'm making.

    People   Wife   Fancy  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I'm usually just enjoying life.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I've always wanted to make a bluegrass album.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Oklahoma's always been good to me.

    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • As long as I'm still able to have a hit on the radio and sell a few albums and some tickets, I don't see that it would be worth retiring.

    "Biography/Personal Quotes".
  • I've had several working-man songs that I like.

    Song   Men   Working Man  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn't any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments.

    Age   Towns   My Family  
  • He's written some great songs. I thought that "Blues Man" was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute.

    Song   Men   Perfect  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • If you just do 50 to 60 shows a year, it's not that much time away from home.

    Home   Years   Shows  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Growing up in Georgia, I used to think people up north or out west were so different. They're really not. They're just regular people who live in small towns. They grow up and try to raise families and have a job and go to church and play softball. It's that way everywhere.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I always try to make the music that I like and think my fans will like.

    Thinking   Trying   Fans  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I think I've always approached making albums pretty much the same way. I'm just looking for a mixture of songs and topics that aren't the same thing over and over.

    Song   Thinking   Albums  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I think if you retire from touring, then people think you are retired.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I don't write all my stuff. Everybody always thinks that. But in just about every album I've ever had has been about 50-50 songs I've written or co-written and other people's songs.

    Song   Writing   Thinking  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • The fan base that I've had all these years has come along. Some of them are not as plugged into the digital world, so they want to go out and buy the CD at Walmart or something.

    Years   Cds   Walmart  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I'd hear off the radio and was probably singing the wrong words and didn't even know it.

    Song   Singing   Half  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I love your cooking, honey, but sometimes I need some real food.

    Real   Love You   Cooking  
    Song: Work In Progress, Album: Drive, 2002
  • I've always said that if you have songs on the radio and get played, you've got to have a tour to support that.

    Song   Support   Radio  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • The older you are, I think you realize what you enjoy and what you don't need, what wears you out and what's important.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • If you can last until you're 40 years old, hopefully you'll be mature enough to figure out the rest of the years.

    Years   Lasts   Mature  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • My mother kept asking me, "When are you going to do a gospel album?" And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more.

    Mom   Mother   Albums  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • To me, songwriting is the backbone of Nashville. Looks can go, fads can go, but a good song lasts forever.

  • I mean, my voice has gotten a little deeper sounding as I've gotten older, I think. I noticed that.

    Mean   Thinking   Voice  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • What I enjoy doing more than anything is, I have my little antique car collection, and when the weather is pretty I like to get out one of my old cars. I have a little route I run down in the country, down Nachez Trace Parkway. The loop down through there is just really relaxing, not much traffic.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • I've always stood up for country music.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Faith, hope, and love are some good things He gave us; but the greatest is love

  • "After 17" is a song I wrote when my first daughter went to college, so that's kind of where I'm at in that part of my life. If you listen to that song and knew anything about me, you'd say, "Oh yeah, he wrote that about his daughter," but I try not to write them that they are so specific that they wouldn't apply to anybody that has a child.

    Daughter   Mother   Song  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
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Alan Jackson

  • Born: October 17, 1958
  • Occupation: Singer