Mickey Gilley Quotes


29 Mickey Gilley quotes:



"If you're not on a major label today, you're not gonna get played. They've got the market sewed up."
"It's like Branson. When I went to Branson there was only 4 acts in there. Now, you can't count 'em. There's so many theatres now, that only the strong will survive."
"It's the same with the ballplayers. Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now."
"My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year."
"Ray Stevens also made a good success of it. He sold it, but financed the sale himself. Now, I just read where he's going to be back!"
"So I'm trying to spread myself to the point to where I can do the night shows and not have to worry about the matinees, and do one or two matinees down through the year."
"There used to be a lot of acts, which was good, because people don't want to see the same act every night. But, you don't want too many acts, you don't want to over-saturate it."
"Well, I got people that help me with the restaurant. I don't have to be at the restaurant 24 hours a day."
"When a record co. finds a guy now, they want to own everything. They want to own the rights to market that person's particular name. They want a piece of the action all the way through."



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