Top Nashville Quotes

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Favorite Nashville Quotes

1. "I had no idea when I moved to Nashville people just were songwriters. I had no idea. So I guess I was selling myself as a singer when I first moved here. But then right after I first moved, I started writing a lot."
Author: Ashley Monroe
2. "I was in Nashville, Tennessee last year. After the show I went to a Waffle House. I'm not proud of it, I was hungry. And I'm alone, I'm eating and I'm reading a book, right? Waitress walks over to me: 'Hey, whatcha readin' for?' Isn't that the weirdest fuckin' question you've ever heard? Not what am I reading, but what am I reading FOR? Well, goddamnit, ya stumped me! Why do I read? Well . . . hmmm...I dunno...I guess I read for a lot of reasons and the main one is so I don't end up being a fuckin' waffle waitress."
Author: Bill Hicks
3. "I get my gossip from 'Nashville' on ABC."
Author: Caitlin Rose
4. "Growing up in Nashville, especially in a music business family, means growing up with knowledge that seems like common sense until later in life when you realize people spend thousands of dollars a semester trying to learn or pretending to learn while looking for some intern job on music row."
Author: Caitlin Rose
5. "I have this friend who has a theory that lots of towns have energies. And, for instance, certain places in Alabama have bad ones because they were built on reservations or built on cemeteries or something. But Nashville has a really gravitational, magnetic pull."
Author: Caitlin Rose
6. "I live in Nashville, and I don't know how many people there would call me country. I really started in punk and anti-folk, but one of the reasons I originally gravitated towards country music is because most of those songs only use three chords. That was the easiest place for me to start, but I'm always trying to expand what I do."
Author: Caitlin Rose
7. "Nashville is the place where I first realized how impossible it is to look at someone and know what is inside them, what special something they possess."
Author: Callie Khouri
8. "When you look around right now, Nashville is kind of going through another changing of guard; you're watching the Martina McBrides and the Faith Hills and all of them that have been the big stars for the last however many years, and the next generation is coming in: Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, those girls."
Author: Callie Khouri
9. "Dave and I had been song writers in Nashville, trying to get around, out hustling, trying to meet people. We randomly met Hillary out in town one night. She said she was a singer. I asked her if she would like to write some songs with Dave and me, and a week later she came over. Instantaneously we had this chemistry."
Author: Charles Kelley
10. "I had been on the road for a long time and was not really getting anywhere. Bob Johnston, a friend of mine, had taken over Columbia in Nashville. He asked me if I wanted to come down. I did - thank God I did."
Author: Charlie Daniels
11. "I should be the one to say what I do. It's just not done that way anymore in Nashville, and I can't do it the other way. That's how our record label came about."
Author: Charlie Daniels
12. "Now that I'm in 'Nashville,' the thing that I'm loving the most is co-writing. You walk into the room and you shake hands with someone you've never met before and you walk out four hours later and you've got this thing... sharing ideas and everything, it's almost magical, like a miracle."
Author: Chip Esten
13. "'Nashville' songs and country music have always been about storytelling and about the heart and confessionals. They're monologues."
Author: Chip Esten
14. "I wrote 'Happy Man' with a couple of boys of mine. I have been writing in Nashville for a long time. Of course I was writing songs back in Oklahoma when I was a kid."
Author: Christian Kane
15. "It used to be that Nashville would work to develop promising artists."
Author: Crystal Gayle
16. "Nashville used to have more integrity than just looking at the bottom line."
Author: Crystal Gayle
17. "That's what I love about Nashville and the music community - seeing kids around acoustic music and bluegrass picking parties is the best."
Author: Dierks Bentley
18. "Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors."
Author: Donal Henahan
19. "Robert Altman's 'Nashville' is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining."
Author: Douglas Wood
20. "I was told 'no' a lot when I first got to Nashville, but I'm pretty stubborn! That's one of my faults and qualities."
Author: Dustin Lynch
21. "I'm from Tullahoma, TN which is an hour south of Nashville, and I grew up and wanted to be like Garth Brooks, so I moved to Nashville when I was 18 to chase a dream."
Author: Dustin Lynch
22. "I went to my dad when I was 17 and said, 'I want to be a country music star.' Which every dad loves to hear. And he said, 'I want you to go to college.' So we had a discussion. And I'm pretty stubborn. I'm a lot like him. And he said, 'If you go to college and graduate, I'll pay your first six months of rent in Nashville.' So he bribed me."
Author: Eric Church
23. "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."
Author: Faith Hill
24. "I had never heard much about Nashville before coming out here, and that's why it's so surprising, because I'm the biggest enthusiast on the city of Nashville now. I'm looking for a place out here to live."
Author: Garrett Hedlund
25. "For me, and this may not be everybody, but because I do love country music so much, there's such a feeling of home in Nashville, especially because it's such a small town. You bring up one song, everybody knows who wrote it, everybody knows their mother and what their cell number is, and all of the stories."
Author: Garrett Hedlund
26. "All I knew when I moved to Nashville was that I wanted to make music in whatever shape and form I could."
Author: Hunter Hayes
27. "Nashville has always been competitive. My granddaddy called it the Hillbilly Babylon."
Author: Hunter S. Jones
28. "L.A. was never me. Nashville is my home."
Author: Jana Kramer
29. "I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father's footsteps."
Author: John Jay Hooker
30. "My dream was to go to Nashville. I had my sights set on my dream. I used to have an '89 Toyota Ford truck. On the front of the truck, I had this license plate with cowboy boots and a guitar that I had airbrushed at Wal-Mart. It said 'Chasin' A Dream.' That was kind of my motto."
Author: Josh Turner
31. "Nashville's like any other hometown - after a while, it's stifling."
Author: Justin Townes Earle
32. "It's nice coming to Nashville, and we have four-bedroom house and a dog, and we go swimming a lot. We get down here and spread out a lot, and I miss my sweet tea and my cornbread and my good southern cooking - but I'm down here eating pretty for two weeks and I'm ready to go back to New York City."
Author: Justin Townes Earle
33. "Every July, I look forward to taping a Christmas show - in July in Nashville. In 98-degree weather. I love it."
Author: Larry The Cable Guy
34. "I meant that the hatred of that July day in Nashville was alive and well on that horrible day in Pittsburgh. People hate others so they strike like snakes. It's all connected—we're all connected, bumping around into each other, some of us good, some bad, most a mixture. Every thought acted upon has consequences. Every one."
Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
35. "When I was trained as a journalist, as a race-relations reporter in Nashville covering the end of the civil-rights movement, we were strictly forbidden to use the first-person pronoun. There was kind of an electric charge around it. To come out from hiding and use the word 'I' carried a lot of fright for me."
Author: Lawrence Wright
36. "And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville, their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine."
Author: Lee Ann Womack
37. "When you go to Nashville and start co-writing, you start doing it as a job and the more you do it the better you get. You know if you build houses for 30 years you're better than you were the day you started. You know the ins and outs, you know all the nuances."
Author: Lee Brice
38. "I'm from Tennessee. My mom lives in Nashville. I'm born and bred country. That's all I listen to."
Author: Lucy Hale
39. "I think the defining moment in my career is the day that I moved to Nashville - September 1, 2001. That's the biggest step to getting here is making that move. Anything that happens, the wonderful opportunities that happen to you, can't happen until you make that move."
Author: Luke Bryan
40. "I probably had the most fun recording For Richer For Poorer in Nashville."
Author: Mark Edwards
41. "When I was in Nashville, I went to our Macy's and went and tried on all the Hannah Montana stuff. Then I said, 'This is weird, I'm wearing my face."
Author: Miley Cyrus
42. "When she finally found her way onto the Trace, the sun was rising and, with it, her spirits.The Natchez Trace Parkway, a two lane road slated, when finished to run from Nashville, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi, had been the brainchild of the Ladies' Garden Clubs in the South. Besides preserving a unique part of the nations past,...the Trace would not be based on spectacular scenery but would conserve the natural and agricultural history of Mississippi."
Author: Nevada Barr
43. "Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent."
Author: Nick Lowe
44. "If you can't play guitar and sing in Nashville, you might as well just be a construction worker."
Author: Patrick Carney
45. "Country artists, I met a lot of them when I was five, six years old. I had an uncle who was a country and western singer and I met Lefty Frizzell when I was five or six years old in those shows that would come through Toronto from Nashville."
Author: Rick Danko
46. "I'd definitely love to play in Nashville again. That would be really good."
Author: Roy Ayers
47. "I want to go to Nashville and get cracking on this album."
Author: Scotty McCreery
48. "I'm currently between assignments and was looking for a change. I heard there was work in Nashville and it seemed like a good place to start over. So here I am stuck in the freezing cold with a…serial killer. Has the making for a great horror movie, huh? (Leta)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
49. "If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other."
Author: Wanda Jackson
50. "The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it; making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go."
Author: Young Buck

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His fingers splayed out while my heart slammed against his hand."How did i ever stay away from you ? I heard this calling out for me everyday." I could feel is breath across my face,his words so sad,filled with so much regret."Did you here mine?""yes",I breathed out as my whole body began to shake under his."My heart only beat because I could still feel your love.It was the only thing i had."
Author: A.L. Jackson

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