Christmas, my child, is love in action."
~ Dale Evans (1912-2001), American film actress, singer and songwriter. Wife of Roy Rogers.
Songwriters write songs, but they really belong to the listener.
songwriting Music buffett
As a singer-songwriter, what I do is write about how the human feels.
I never considered myself a songwriter, but now since I've been working with Nick Lowe, I am contributing to an extent. But I'm the guitarist and he's not, so we compliment each other in a way.
Guitarist Considered Other
Just like any songwriter, I love it when people sing my songs.
Sing Songs Love
I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that.
Famous You Long
It's unfortunate we've never been just songwriters.
Sinatra was pretty astute - he used the best songwriters around, he used all the resources, he covered every song from the era basically.
Around Best Era
Sometimes songwriters and singers forget that. They get a melody in their head and the notes will take precedence, so that they wind up forcing a word onto a melody. It doesn't ring true.
Forget Their Onto
Nashville is one of the greatest places for the best songwriters in the world. It's been fantastic to live there and to raise our family there. It's a great town.
Yeah, I always listen to both classic and newer folk-influenced music. Singer-songwriter, alternative music. I also listen to more experimental dance music.
Listen Always Yeah
My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums.
Drums Guitar Excellent