Shot Gun Boogie, I wanted wedding bells. I'll be back little gal, when your pappy runs out of shells.
When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material.
Sixteen Tons was written eight years before I recorded it.
Do you want to be successful? Nurture your talent.
I snapped my fingers all through it. Sometimes I set my own tempo during rehearsal by doing that.
We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation. We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
I tell you, I was as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a roomful of rockers!
If you see me coming, better step aside. A lotta men didn't, a lotta men died.
Know yourself -- and know your audience.
You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not.
You can't cheat the public for long.
You load sixteen tons, what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt.