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Got a whiskey cured guitar and no place is too far

Gordon Lightfoot

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If you see me smile don't think I'm acting strange I got my just reward for all my pains

Gordon Lightfoot

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All the lovely ladies in their finery tonight I wish that I could know them one by one

Gordon Lightfoot

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It seems the songs we're singing Are all about tomorrow Tunes of promises you can't keep

Tim Hardin

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You look to me like misty roses Too soft to touch But too lovely to leave alone

Tim Hardin

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There's so many other things to write about than unrequited love.

Lucinda Williams

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I can speak for most songwriters - those breakup love songs are so easy to write, as far as the inspiration and all that.

Lucinda Williams

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Of course, I'm older now. I'm in a different place in my life than when I wrote the songs for 'Car Wheels' or 'Essence' or whatever. Different things were going on.

Lucinda Williams

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The way I look at life, whatever I'm doing at that time in my life is going to be reflected in my songs, for the most part.

Lucinda Williams

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My approach to recording and all that is pretty organic. It just has to do with all the songs I wrote; go in and record them.

Lucinda Williams

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First thing, I throw on some jeans, a T-shirt and my Keds sneakers and make coffee. That is actually my favorite time of day. That is when I do my songwriting, when I am in writing mode.

Lucinda Williams

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I have had to come to terms with wearing glasses.

Lucinda Williams

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Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized.

Lucinda Williams

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I love Emmylou Harris's version of my song, 'Sweet Old World.' Her intonation is great.

Lucinda Williams

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Sometimes I might borrow something from a song I started a long time ago and see if I can grab something.

Lucinda Williams

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I'm always coming up with ideas that have been inspired by memories, everyday life and this and that and the other.

Lucinda Williams

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I usually have an idea of how I want a song to sound, but I don't always know how to get there.

Lucinda Williams

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Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses. So that made me think I should trust my instincts. My songs were okay, I figured. I didn't need to change anything.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

I'd rather play a few nights at the Fillmore than play one night at an arena.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

I write first for myself as a therapeutic process, to get stuff out and to deal with it.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

The old jazz singers or old blues singers, you always just saw them kind of sitting down and singing. They weren't worried as much about their voice sounding perfect. They would make the song kind of fit their voice.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

So few people are truly themselves when they're in the spotlight.

Lucinda Williams

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9 days ago

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