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Arthur Godfrey Quotes

Arthur Godfrey Quotes & Quotations
Arthur Godfrey
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  • 1
    As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 2
    He asked if I was a songwriter, and I said yeah, that I was in town because I'd won this contest. He said, okay, then he was gonna play me his hit, and started singing 'When it's time to relax, one beer stands clear... ' Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 3
    I explained to the lady my love for John and his work, and she made it possible for me to purchase one of the 24 proofs, the one for 'I'm So Tired,' which I have on my piano at home. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 4
    I liked the way they treated the first, second, and third place finishers equally. It was an amazing year. I only entered two song contests this year; I won one and placed second in the other. And I entered each of them a day or two before the deadline. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 5
    I love Nashville. I was down there recently, and I was talking to all the cab drivers, they're all songwriters, everybody's a songwriter down there. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
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    I really believe in myself. I'm the hardest worker I know, and one of the best songwriters. There's a craft to it, and it takes a long time to hone it, and I work really hard at it. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 7
    I was in one of the touristy country bars downtown, and I asked a guy onstage who was playing for tips to play a Hank Williams song. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 8
    I will tell you that I don't do the pretty boy thing. I'm more often compared to Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker sort of thing. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 9
    I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 10
    I've been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 11
    It's not an act, it's just my way. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 12
    Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 13
    Now I'm fortunate to have a good band in CA, and play many solo gigs as well. My point is that I stopped playing in bands and played solo for four years, to get back into the groove and pulse of writing and singing and who I am on stage. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 14
    You know, if you don't do nothin, you don't do nothin. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey
  • 15
    You know, it sounds corny, but I believe in myself. And I work hard. Arthur-GodfreyArthur Godfrey