Jonathan King - I'd definitely love to play in Nashville again. That would be really good.
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- I like this town, it's really great. They've put me in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This town is about music. It's about the kind of music I like.
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- But it's just been recently that Nashville has started to feel like home.
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- The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it; making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go.
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- I can only say the first thing that pops into my mind is I remember, years ago, seeing kind of a has-been country singer working - when I first moved to Nashville - in a bar in a Holiday Inn.
[ Ago Bar Country First Has-Been Holiday Inn Into Kind Mind Moved Nashville Only Pops Remember Say Seeing Singer Thing Working Years]
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- Nashville has a formula, and it works a lot of the time, but it wasn't right for me. They're afraid to step outside the box - even though, with me, my success came because I was outside of the box to begin with.
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- There's nothing like Nashville for making records.
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- I come from this really small town near Nashville, Tennessee, where everything was la-di-da and normal.
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- I had been on the road for a long time and was not really getting anywhere. Bob Johnston, a friend of mine, had taken over Columbia in Nashville. He asked me if I wanted to come down. I did - thank God I did.
[ Anywhere Asked Been Bob Columbia Come Did Down Friend Getting God Had Long Mine Nashville Over Really Road Taken Thank Time Wanted]
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- I should be the one to say what I do. It's just not done that way anymore in Nashville, and I can't do it the other way. That's how our record label came about.
[ Anymore Came Done How Just Label Nashville Other Our Record Say Should Way]
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- Country artists, I met a lot of them when I was five, six years old. I had an uncle who was a country and western singer and I met Lefty Frizzell when I was five or six years old in those shows that would come through Toronto from Nashville.
[ Artists Come Country Five Had Lefty Lot Met Nashville Old Shows Singer Six Them Those Through Toronto Uncle Western Would Years]
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- I probably had the most fun recording For Richer For Poorer in Nashville.
[ Fun Had Most Nashville Poorer Probably Recording Richer]
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- It used to be that Nashville would work to develop promising artists.
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- Nashville used to have more integrity than just looking at the bottom line.
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- The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville, some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song. Up until then there hadn't been any such thing.
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- Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors.
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- Nashville is one of the greatest places for the best songwriters in the world. It's been fantastic to live there and to raise our family there. It's a great town.
[ Been Best Family Fantastic Great Greatest Live Nashville Our Places Raise Songwriters Town World]
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- Nashville was totally different than I ever dreamed. I had only seen the music business on television and been to a couple of concerts. I had no clue.
[ Been Business Clue Concerts Couple Different Dreamed Ever Had Music Nashville Only Seen Television Than Totally]
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- After Nashville sushi and a long debate on Bob Dylan, we went into Woodland Studios at 10 pm that night for a look around, and jammed for 5 hours solid.
[ After Around Bob Debate Dylan Hours Into Jammed Long Look Nashville Night Pm Solid Studios Sushi Went Woodland]
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- I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father's footsteps.
[ Admirer Am Dedicated Family Father Followed Footsteps Great Heart Helping His Known Life Man Nashville Nationally Others Regard Sen Surgeon Well]
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- If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other.
[ Coast Head Nashville Needed Other Record]
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- Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.
[ Accent America Been Character Cute Eccentric First Going In-Laws Meet Nashville Seen Some Sort Time]
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- Because Olivia Newton-John wasn't from Nashville, they didn't like her winning our awards. I've got no complaints.
[ Awards Because Complaints Got Her Nashville Olivia Our Winning]
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- There's more women stars in Nashville all the time. They're proving they can do the job the same as a man.
[ Job Man More Nashville Proving Same Stars Time Women]
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- When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could.
[ Any Ate Came Cars Could Country Dirty First Gave Hardly Hotels Lived Music Nashville Old Respect]
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- Mark Winchester has left the band. He's decided that he's tired of the road and just wants to concentrate on his career in Nashville. I don't blame him at all. He'll certainly be missed.
[ Band Blame Career Certainly Concentrate Decided Him His Just Left Mark Missed Nashville Road Tired Wants Winchester]
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- I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
[ Artist Before Came Cd Chicks Contests Country Demo Did Dragging Fairs Festivals First Had Music Nashville Parents Realized Singing Songs Started Think Time Wanted Year]
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- We have been so pleased with the response to our unique schools in the Nashville area, and we are confident that other areas will embrace our concept, as well.
[ Area Areas Been Concept Confident Embrace Nashville Other Our Pleased Response Schools Unique Well Will]
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- It was just like a dream. I could have ended up with an album that's not all that different from anything else coming out of Nashville. Mutt made the difference. He took these songs, my attitude, my creativity, and colored them in a way that is unique.
[ Album Anything Attitude Colored Coming Could Creativity Difference Different Dream Else Ended Just Made Nashville Out Songs Them These Took Unique Up Way]
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- I think it took me a while to convince Nashville that what I do is genuine and my heart's in the right place, and I love country music.
[ Convince Country Genuine Heart Love Music Nashville Place Right Think Took While]
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- I like to sing. I write music. Country songs. You have to if you're in Nashville. It's part of the lease. You sign a lease that says, I will write country songs and pay my rent on time.
[ Country Lease Music Nashville Part Pay Rent Says Sign Sing Songs Time Will Write]
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- And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville, their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine.
[ Come Country During Had Idea Lot Mine Music Nashville Out Realized Same Texas Their Time]
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- Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining.
[ All-Time Also Altman Bases Because Covers Entertaining Favorite Film Funny Incredibly Moving Nashville Original Robert Say Something]
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