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#1. I don't spend as much time on my hair as people think. I get out of the shower, whack some grease on there and I'm done. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#2. I still don't know if I'm good enough or if it's a calling or a vocation or something, but the talent part is out. My desire to do it is undoubted. I just love doing this. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#3. I think I had kind of an advantage. When I was growing up, my dad had just got out of jail and he had a great record collection. He had - it was all - these were the songs. So I heard a lot of these songs, like, my whole life, so for me it was easy. I already knew what I was going to sing. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#4. I hate modern car radios. In my car, I don't even have a push-button radio. It's just got a dial and two knobs. Just AM. One knob makes it louder, and one knob changes the station. When you're driving, that's all I want. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#5. Any time you talk about your own stuff you sound self-aggrandising. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#6. I'm a natural ham. It doesn't bother me to perform. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#7. I'm the star of stage, screen, and television now, but I'm also available for children's parties and bar mitzvahs. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#8. I'm in showbusiness. I'm an entertainer. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#9. The things that got me through grade school are helping me out later in life. It's like, I show up on time. If you buy a ticket to one of my shows, I'll show up. I'll be there. And if it says 10:00, I'll be on stage at 10:00. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#10. Tell me Mother will I die?
Yes, my child and so shall I - Author: Chris Isaak
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#11. I'm not the kind of guy to talk about angels: I'm a very pragmatic kind of guy. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#12. I blow up fireworks all the time, and I love making milkshakes and banana splits. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#13. My advice is: if you've got to be miserable to write great music, then drive a truck. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#14. I think I've had the slowest, most methodical career in the business. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#15. Glen Campbell told me, 'Stay out of the way of a good song.' I think it's true. If a song's good, don't overdo it. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#16. I think as far as self-promotion goes, I probably have a lot to learn. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#17. The '50s was a pretty wonderful time for people, it was hopeful. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#18. It's strange what desire will make foolish people do. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#19. There was a misconception about me when I started off because I had my hair greased up and I have some vague resemblance to the hillbilly gene pool that Elvis came from. People would say, 'You want to be Elvis' and I would say, 'No'. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#20. I write my own songs, and I only see their flaws. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#21. I think everybody in my generation, we wanted to be Elvis. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#22. I didn't grow up in the typical happy American home, but music was always a safe and wonderful place for me to go. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#23. My mom and dad played this music all the time when I was growing up, so to me songs by Jerry Lee and Fats Domino are the classics, they're the best songs ever. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#24. The one thing I've always had going for me was people's low expectations. Nobody ever expects a whole hell of a lot from me. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#25. If I would get an album out every eight months and if I would write songs that were more up-tempo and try to focus more on making singles, then I could probably get more attention. But I don't think the albums would be very fun to listen to, and it would be a drag for me. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#26. I picked songs that I've been singing my whole life that stuck with me. I tried to pick stuff that was a variety. And I think the same way I always imagine that people are going to play the record at their house and I imagine them doing stuff with music on, like the way I am. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#27. I'm not a very spiritual guy when it comes to music. I remember hearing Carlos Santana say that angels helped him write his songs. And I thought, 'Really, angels?' - Author: Chris Isaak
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#28. I never set out to write a certain kind of song, I just play my guitar and see if I catch something. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#29. I put music on and I drive around town. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#30. Singing is something that I'm always happy to do it and going in the studio I never felt any pressure. I just feel like I get to sing, you know. It's fun. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#31. One thing, when you're an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you're a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I'm working on new stuff for a new album right now. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#32. When people ask me really stupid questions or get it really wrong, I feel embarrassed for them. I don't really feel angry at them. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#33. I wear a lot of second hand clothes unless I have a concert and then I wear beaded and sequined second hand clothes. No stylist dresses me although I do have a woman that assists me with the buttons. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#34. In the long run, there are people who've made more money or had bigger stardom at points. But, I think I'll have come out winning. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#35. It's a good thing to lend a hand, just don't be surprised when it gets bit. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#36. I'm a hopeful romantic. In a couple of drinks, I'll be a lucky romantic. That's why they call me Mr. Lucky. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#37. I don't think I've had a more miserable life than a lot of people. I think I've had a pretty lucky life. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#38. I think I'm in a really nice position, where I'm sure I could do another show if I wanted to do one, but right now the main thing in my mind is writing songs. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#39. My only expenses are probably guitar strings and records. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#40. The tough thing about radio is I've met a lot of people in it who like my music. But it's hard for them to figure out how to play what they like when there's somebody up above them yelling 'you have to play this.' - Author: Chris Isaak
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#41. I've been gone on the road for the past three years; maybe I've been home for two or three weeks in a year. I literally live - it's like one of those old movies where they show a train, and pages of a calendar are peeling away like leaves, and then there's a picture of me with gray hair. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#42. I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya? - Author: Chris Isaak
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#43. I don't know what people think in making record is like. But basically, I got a bunch of spaghetti and spaghetti sauce, and the whole band was staying at my house and we had a ball. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#44. I put on music and I'm washing my car. And I put on music if you have somebody and you're trying to make love. You put that on in the background and you go, maybe this will be romantic. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#45. I come from a small town and I come from a background where we didn't have money to travel. I thought I'd have to join the military to get to Europe. So I'm thrilled to travel. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#46. I got by as a musician since day one. I don't live beyond my means. I have real cheap tastes. - Author: Chris Isaak
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