Best Quotes from Dan Fogelberg

MTV didn’t call. I guess I wasn’t hip and groovy enough.

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I love the subtlety and tonal range of the acoustic guitar.

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Now is the only thing that exists.

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It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians.

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Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn’t worth much any more.

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I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.

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You’re successful if you can get one person to pick it up and put it on the turntable and go, Wow, thanks for writing that!

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I love to laugh, it’s my main thing. I love to abuse the English language.

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I never going to satisfy everybody, so I decided to satisfy myself.

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My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.

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I love home. I’ll stay up there for days on end, I won’t even go down the driveway to look for the mail.

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It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots.

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I may quit the music business someday, but never the music.

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Strats are my favorite electric guitars, and I’ve got quite a collection.

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My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard.

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My life is as an artist, not an entertainer. I don’t consider myself an entertainer, but I can do that thing when I want to.

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My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way.

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It was so much fun playing simple American bluegrass. I got to meet Doc Watson.

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I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing.

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I was blessed with a gift. It’s a gift and a curse. It never ends.

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I love to rock ‘n roll. But my finest suit, of all the things I do, is as a songwriter.

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I had never done TV. I think it’s a foolish medium for, most rock ‘n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV.

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I had gone full-on folkie; I’d had it with bands.

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I choose to express myself.

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I always try to give my songs as gifts.

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