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#1. I'm not Waylon Jennings, but I do a fair imitation of him, and a few other country greats, like Willie Nelson. It would be great to sink my teeth into a project where I could play a country singer. I'm like an old cowboy. - Author: Todd Lowe
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#2. I could have killed her when we first met and I've been out of jail by now. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#3. Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#4. The Hank Williams Syndrome: Come to Nashville, write some good songs, cut some hit records, make money, take all the drugs you can and drink all you can, become a wild man and all of a sudden die. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#5. Heaven is laying in my sweet baby's arms, hell is when my baby's not here. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#6. My dad was a huge country music fan, but he also had a band and he sang. So he'd listen to a lot of music and the songs that he'd learn for the band were more from the male artists. So my earliest country memories were Waylon Jennings, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Johnny Paycheck even. - Author: Martina Mcbride
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#7. Now, I was on drugs, and that didn't help a whole lot. He hated that. That was part of where Chet and I had problems, so I take complete blame for that. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#8. I sat at a bar having a beer trying to hold down the stool. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#9. One night of love don't make up for six nights alone. But I'd rather have one than none Lord, cause I'm flesh and bone. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#10. When I look at you girl, I see a true work of art. So many beautiful things coming in one little heart. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#11. This world that I live in is empty and cold/the loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#12. We did an album one time called White Mansions, about the civil war, but it was written by a guy from England. His looking at it from over there and it not being a part of his history made it so he could be objective. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#13. Was an American archetype, the bad guy with the big heart. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#14. I never have any problem getting enthusiastic with a good song and a good band. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#15. I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He's the biggest. He's like an Elvis in this business, but no, he's never been the rebel. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#16. I ain't got no reverse. I've learned, a little later in life, it works out pretty good to have one every once in a while. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#17. I realized that I could try to sound like Waylon Jennings, or I could try to be like Waylon Jennings ... but it's impossible to do both. - Author: Sam Hunt
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#18. Besides that, I felt guilty. I thought for some reason ... I was alive, and Buddy and those boys were dead, and I didn't know how, but somehow I'd caused it. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#19. So I'm not very popular here with those inside the system, as you might guess. I never wanted to be. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#20. Honesty is something you can't wear out. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#21. The men who could not fight, in a war that didn't seem right. You let them come home, America. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#22. Got my Allman Brothers cassettes stacked up on the dash, got some Jack back in the trunk and a tank full of gas. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#23. Nobody knows I'm Elvis, nobody knows this is me. After all of my tries, I've got the perfect disguise. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#24. It was all devastating. I'd never dealt with losing anyone close to me, and I didn't know where to put it in my life. I was very young then. Buddy taught me so much in such a short time. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#25. He's slicker than a bald-tired semi on a mile of wet asphalt - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#26. The villains have turned into heroes. The heroes have turned into heals. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#27. A lot of times they don't want to hear it. But you know, if some good is done to you, you should pass it on. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#28. Waylon Jennings and I had a lot of fun recording together. - Author: Willie Nelson
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#29. Mainly what I learned from Buddy ... was an attitude. He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#30. Working with Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson takes you up another level. - Author: Benmont Tench
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#31. But you know, the system almost destroyed itself while it was goin' on trying to destroy us. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#32. Those neon light nights, couldn't stay out of fights, keeps a-haunting me in memories. There is one in every crowd, for crying out loud, why was is always turning out to be me? - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#33. If I could only fly, you see, a lot of my problems would be gone. When you think of just how much I'd save on shoes alone. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#34. Maybe it's time we got back to the basics of love. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#35. They got me for possession of something that was long, long gone. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#36. Did ole Hank really do it this way? - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#37. But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I'm a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that's the way I feel about people who play on sessions. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#38. I'm just a man, no more or no less. Bad as the worst, good as the best. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#39. I was king of the mountain for a long time, well, I don't want that no more. I like to perform every once in a while for people who want to see me, and cut albums of music that is what I'm really about. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#40. When you listen to radio and hear the same 20 or 25 songs, you start hunting down your CD's. Waylon Jennings' records were always around to listen to. - Author: Randy Houser
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#41. I've always been crazy but it's kept me from going insane. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#42. To me a guitar is kind of like a woman. You don't know why you like 'em but you do. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#43. Don't ever try and be like anybody else and don't be afraid to take risks. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#44. The rock and roll spirit. I learned a lot of that because I worked with Buddy Holly. I played bass with him, and he taught me a lot about that. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#45. One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#46. Don't you be so nice to me; I fall in love so easily. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#47. You've got to care about the music ... You'd better not be doing it for the publicity, the fame or the money. And you'd sure better not be doing it because it's a way to make a living, 'cause that ain't always going to be easy. You got to believe it, believe in the music. You got to mean it. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#48. Ever had one of those days you couldn't hit the ground with your hat? - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#49. He gave us all a mind to think with and to know what's right or wrong, he is that inner spirit that keeps us strong. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#50. Waylon said it best when he sang to Willy; 'If you see me gettin' smaller, I'm leavin' don't be grievin', just gotta get away from here. If you see me gettin' smaller, don't worry, I'm in no hurry I've got the right to disappear. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#51. If we all could sound like we wanted to, we'd all sound like George Jones, - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#52. I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny, to begin with. I don't think there's anything you can do this way or that way to change anything. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#53. I didn't aim at anything except good music. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#54. Listening to his songs she heard nothing but bad news, still she made her mind up to try to get him win or lose. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#55. Cuz I was never pretty anyway and never cared anything about that. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#56. I might be an endangered species. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#57. Ladies love outlaws, like babies love stray dogs. Ladies touch babies like a banker touches gold, outlaws touch ladies somewhere deep down in their soul. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#58. I'm old and crazy, but I still give a damn. And I still think the boys got screwed over in Vietnam. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#59. But Buddy was an upper. He was happy. He loved music, and he was really happy. I don't know ... I don't believe in reincarnation at all, but if all that stuff is true, then he might have been on his last time around. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#60. I did recording sessions as a musician as well as a background vocalist and enjoyed every minute of it. I remember singing harmony with Waylon Jennings on a few songs that were hits. Chet Atkins always put me up so high that I strained to hit every note. It was a lot of fun. - Author: Ray Stevens
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#61. The only two things in life that make it worth livin' / Is guitars that tune good and firm feelin' women - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#62. There's always one more way to do something
your way. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#63. I say, Lord, do right be me, I'm tired of being lonesome, on'ry, and mean. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#64. Each tomorrow will depend on the love you give today. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#65. When you're down in Texas, Bob Wills is still the king. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#66. Lately I've heard rumors that the eagle may be lame. Just because I've been idle, don't mean that I'm tame. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#67. There's always one more way to do things and that's your way, and you have a right to try it at least once. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#68. I miss him already. He was a unique person and a dear friend. If a record came on the radio, you'd know it was Waylon Jennings. - Author: Glen Campbell
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#69. The only problem was I needed to use my own group, and things didn't happen until I did. It wasn't a real country sound, what I did. I've listened to it, and I think it was more a west coast rock thing, you know? But it fit. It was country, but it was my own interpretation of country. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#70. We got a lot of politicians up there on Capital Hill. Ain't it funny how they prosper while the country stands still? - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#71. Because Ritchie Valens WAS the real deal. He was only starting, but in the time he spent in the business, he made big impact. I don't know if anybody could have made a bigger one. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#72. I've always felt that blues, rock 'n' roll and country are just about a beat apart. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#73. Now from where I sit this whole thing smells like its downwind from a cow barn on a hot June day! - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#74. Chet loved artists. He did. But he was caught up in the system. He had two hats. He had to have 'em because he did two things: he was an artist, and he was an executive. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#75. I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#76. His songs were soon curled on the lips of the world, they had earned him the highest acclaim. And yet his greatest desire was the simple warmth of love's fire, cause it's cold on the dark side of fame. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#77. If you have the courage and you have the heart, that hero just might be you. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#78. Each kind of generation of bands forgets how they got here. Waylon Jennings came out and they're like, 'That's not Patsy Cline.' And everyone panicked, like, 'I don't know what happened to country music, but this isn't it.' - Author: Kristian Bush
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#79. What bothers me most is that I don't bother you. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#80. I can't walk, so I can't go home. No need to talk, cause I'm all alone. If I stay here they're gonna lock me in, hitting the bottle again. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#81. I grew up with the Highwaymen, which was Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. Mom and Dad rode rodeo, so country music was always in the house and the car. They threw in some Dolly Parton, too. - Author: Christian Kane
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#82. Take your tongue out of my mouth, I'm kissing you good-bye. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#83. When I played with Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings in Vegas, the guys used to go, 'Dick, cut it out, man! You're moving around too much on this stage. You're making us look bad!' - Author: Dick Dale
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#84. Now, I don't know how they judge all that, but if anybody in the world deserves to be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Ritchie Valens does. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#85. You know, in the days when I started, if you had Chet Atkins' name on your record as a producer and it was on RCA, you could work the road. It didn't have to be a big hit record, it just had to have that on it. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#86. And the whole thing is that you're treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#87. Jessi is a great person. She really is. She's been a friend to me all through all my bad times, and she's understood what I was doing. She came up with that one saying, which was great. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#88. You know, I feel sorry for the young artists. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#89. He was mad enough to chew nails and spit horseshoes! - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#90. I had always loved music. I grew up listening to classic country, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard. My dad loved Vern Gosdin and Keith Whitley. So I kept going to class and started getting totally into playing guitar and teaching myself these songs. - Author: Jake Owen
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#91. Men commit murder and all sorts of mayhem, in a few years they're back on the streets. Highway robbery and white collar crime, and they laugh at the system they beat. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#92. Heroes put to the test, keeping a promise, doing their best. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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#93. This is getting funny, but there ain't nobody laughing. - Author: Waylon Jennings
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