Ricky Skaggs Quotes


16 Ricky Skaggs quotes:



"Your Country, Your Vote."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I think the country as a whole is embracing this music more than it ever has."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"With the name and the recognition that we've had for the last 15 years here in the business, I really think that we can make a difference and just let people know that, hey, bluegrass is cool, it's hip, and it's awesome, and if it's done in a great way and a great presentation, I don't know who wouldn't like it."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"The symphony gets the benefit for it as well. I've never seen a bad review on one of these shows."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Benefit Quotes
"I hate negative songs; I won't sing them. It doesn't matter if it's sold 2 million more albums."
"I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s. When that happened, I was so broken up. After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage."
"Country's hip; it's cool music."
"That's the good thing about what we're doing playing bluegrass. It doesn't matter one way or the other whether country radio plays it or not."
"Maybe you're going to a concert thinking you're not going to hear anything but music. But you may walk away from there with an answer to a problem that you're carrying around with you that you didn't think you were going to hear about."
"Country and western is ignored by the intellectuals. They don't look at it as an art form. They think it's just somebody sitting on his couch singing about his life."
"I'm not a goody-two-shoes. I'm just a father with four children."
"That's kind of the mission statement for the label: to try to do great music that touches people's hearts."
"The difference between me and the newer artists is that I have the history with the architects, the masters that started the music. I know where the music came from."
"I hope you came out to hear some bluegrass music. If you didn't, we're both in the wrong place."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Hope Quotes
"It's part of the calling to at least do a few songs in the show that give people some hope. There's so much hurt in this world and ... music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Hope Quotes
"We started the label basically to do roots-type music, whether it be Ricky Skaggs or, say, the Whites, or anybody that I feel has a heart for roots music and no real market or label that will give them an opportunity to do something like that."
Author: Skaggs Quotes Category: Music Quotes



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