Buck Owens Quotes


17 Buck Owens quotes:



"I am who I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain't never gonna do it any different. I don't care who likes it and who don't."
"This happens and suddenly everyone is fighting to get on a plane to get down there."
"I'm in an absolute frenzy towards doing as many things as I can that I want to do today. The rest can wait till tomorrow, next week, if I'm around we'll take a look."
"And I said, 'Why not? It's the truth! Why can't I say I'm a Beatles fan?' I used to get criticized for that."
"But most distinctly, I remember always saying to myself that when I get big, I'm not going to go to bed hungry, I'm not going to wear hand-me-down clothes."
"Lady Limelight is a jealous lady. She wants all of your attention. You don't have any time to think of anything else but Lady Limelight, because pretty soon that light will be shinning on somebody else. So you better do it while you can."
"We used to get one room and we'd park the vehicle outside, everybody would all take showers and we'd steal towels because we knew we wasn't gonna have enough towels for all five of us to shower."
"I found a sound that people really liked - I found this basic concept and all I did was change the lyrics and the melody a little bit. My songs, if you listen to them, they're quite a lot alike, like Chuck Berry."
"The last 16 years of my daddy's life, he got to work for me, and that made him his own boss and he like that."
"I got to realizing that I wanted to record, I wanted to experiment. And doing those same old songs the same old way - I said, 'I think it's time for me to have some fun.'"
"The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy."
Author: Owens Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Lonely Quotes
"You get up about 2-3 o'clock in the morning and get through about 7 or 8 and 12 hours later you start all over. That's the worst kind of work a person can do. You have to do these two shifts to get one day."
"We were sharecroppers - we were a little bit of everything. We farmed and tried to make something."
"If you want me in the Hall of Fame put me in because of some contributions that I have made to country music."
"I remember as a kid being cold a lot, and hungry sometimes. We'd go to bed with just cornbread and milk, and I remember wearing shoes with holes in the bottom. I remember having twine for shoestrings."
Author: Owens Quotes Category: Bed Quotes
"My mother and dad objected strenuously to me playing in the honky-tonks and they never thought I'd amount to anything."
Author: Owens Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"What a wonderful opportunity was presented to me to be able to make a living and pay my bills while I'm learning my trade."
Author: Owens Quotes Category: Living Quotes



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