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Alan Jackson Quotes

I dont like politics, hypocrites, folks with poodles ...
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I'm usually just enjoying life.

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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.

— Alan Jackson

Oklahoma's always been good to me.

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I think if you retire from touring then people think you are retired.

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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.

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You have to be tough-skinned and willing to accept criticism, and at the same time, just try to do music that you like and you are proud of and not just whatever you think it's going to take to get you on the radio.

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I always try to make the music that I like and think my fans will like.

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I've had several working-man songs that I like.

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A lot of times when songwriters get together and write a song ... somebody will come in with a hook and a lot of times they come out with something that sounds a little crafty.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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I don't like politics, hypocrites, folks with poodles ...

— Alan Jackson

You think about people like Hank Williams, who stood on that spot of wood, and Mr. Acuff, and, of course, George Jones. And just about anybody you can think of who has made country music has been on that stage. That's what makes you so nervous - to think about the historical part of the Opry and how it's played such a part in country music.

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There's no hall of fame for that working class hero, no statue carved out of stone. And his greatest reward is the love of a woman and his children.

— Alan Jackson

Did you weep for the children who lost their dear loved ones and pray for the ones who don't know? Did you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble, and sob for the ones left below?

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