" Johnny Cash would lay down on the grave and we would take Luther a pill, a cigarette, and a beer. "
" The GRAMMY award transcends everything. I’ve got 5, I need 5 more I suppose! "
" I got a call from Billy Bob and he said "I'm directing a film called All The Pretty Horses...I've been through 3 composers...would you consider coming out and taking a look? "
" They transferred his dressing room (#14) which was Ernest Tubbs first, then Marty Robbins, then Porter's, now mine... "
" I was going through a Burger King in Birmingham, AL and I heard this song on the radio called "I'm a member of the country club" and thought that guy can sing... "
" I’ve played for four presidents... "
" A buddy of mine named Carl Jackson kept telling me about a song called "The Highwaymen." During the break I called and said 'make me a copy' and went and picked it up... "
" My mom took my sister and I to see Johnny Cash at the coliseum. I don't remember leaving my seat. I knew what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.... "
" The first 2 records I remember getting were a Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs record and a Johnny Cash record. Oddly enough, the only 2 jobs I've ever had in my life were with Lester Flatt and Johnny Cash. "
" I called him JR, that's his mom and daddy called him. We wound up being next door neighbors. Connie and I lived next door to John and June. "
" It always works out right if you follow your heart. "
" If you’re an old timer, a legend, it’s hard to get a decent gig during CMA week... "
" I couldn’t help but think about my first Fender guitar that I had to cut yards to pay for... "
" I got out of jail in the middle of making this record... "
" They invited to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry, if you’re going to be a country musician, is an essential. It’s a milestone and a badge of honor. "
" I looked up at Lester and said “What did I do?!” and he said “Do it again!” "
" Merle said, 'Oh you're talking about playing shows for the forgotten people.' "
" I bought Patsy Cline's train case at a thrift store in Nashville for $75. "
" All of the sudden the light went on and he said 'Hello I'm Johnny Cash' and the place went crazy. "