The country is lyric, the town dramatic. When mingled, they make the most perfect musical drama.— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Most Powerful Country Lyric quotations
Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I grew up with all kinds ofmusic, but my heart was particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing, the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill.
I'm not crazy about country-western music.
But the lyrics are good. "I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy" is pretty clever.
Love your country, but never trust its government.
If you go into the eastern bloc countries we are huge, and in Russia.
Maybe there is something about the depressing nature of our music and lyrics that some people find an affinity with.
In country music the lyric is important and the melodies get a little more complex all the time, and you hear marvelous new singers who are interested in writing and interpreting a lyric and in all form of popular music.
I felt a kinship with country music, because country has lyrics that tell stories
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
I never really liked the lyrics or the sameness of the music.
It always seemed to have the same rhythm or whatever. But when it turned a little more rock, I kind of liked it. I like what Kid Rock did to country. I like all the modern, new stuff that's coming out, and it just so happens that my boyfriend is not a country player, but he was a rock musician.
I've also been writing for other artists, producing other artists, doing some country stuff. Those lyrics I tend to leave more universal.
The melody seems to have gone to the country.
The country music seems to still have melody and interesting lyrics. But pop music, you've got to really listen hard to somebody who's doing a good melody and a good lyric.
The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government.
The Ploughmen is part inspired fever-dream, part adventure story, a lyric parable of not just goodand evil but of the vast and beautiful and often lonely country in-between. Kim Zupan is a wonder.
Country music and the world will miss George Jones.
He was someone who set a high standard in our industry for great music and lyrics that tapped into the emotions of the human heart at a very deep level. His music has touched the lives of country music lovers for over five decades. My prayers are with his family and I pray for the repose of his soul. May you rest in peace, brother.
Blood Dazzler is Patricia Smith's impassioned lyric chronicle of a beloved city in peril, a city whose people were left to die before us all, a people who were the heart of our country and lifeblood of our culture. After rising water, winds and abandonment, after our failure and neglect, comes this symphony of utterance from the ruins: many-voiced, poignant, sorrowful and fierce. This is poetry taking the full measure of its task.
The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from government.
Only two to three per cent of an audience is interested in words and pays attention to lyrics; most of the rest of it is about image or the beat or the sound, or else it's a tribal thing - country & western, rap, heavy metal, with historical folk rock off in some kind of cult.
As the writer of the lyric of the song 'God's Country,' I am outraged by the suggestion that somehow I am connected with, believe in, or am sympathetic with Communist or totalitarian philosophy.
I feel like fans who like old Southern rock and country, and more lyric-driven songs in general, have come to country radio. I think that's why you see country radio growing and albums selling: People are craving a little more of the singer-songwriter stuff going on in country.
It seems to me that once if your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don't talk in English and don't even want to.
Country music isn't a guitar, it isn't a banjo, it isn't a melody, it isn't a lyric. It's a feeling.
Amos Oz is one of the finest novelists of this entire period.
MY MICHAEL is a beautiful work of great depth and in some indescribable way lingers in the mind as a lyric song to his country's people as much as a moving love story.