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Dan Fogelberg Quotes

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

I always try to give my songs as gifts.

I choose to express myself.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing.

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

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

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

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

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

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