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.
buffett songwriting music
Just like any songwriter, I love it when people sing my songs.
Sinatra was pretty astute - he used the best songwriters around, he used all the resources, he covered every song from the era basically.
Best Astute Song
It's unfortunate we've never been just songwriters.
Never Songwriters Been
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.
Ring Precedence Melody
My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums.
I Drums Guitar
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.
Our Songwriters Best
I think a lot of songwriters would agree that it's often easier to find inspiration in misery.
Misery Find Often
And I can say this, most of the people who have recorded my songs are songwriters themselves.
People Songwriters Most
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.
May Long Song
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.
Contributing Compliment Guitarist