Can't get much more fresh
cool to let me do what is my passion.
[The two share some similarities. Like Cash, Lynne has spent her career trying to escape being pigeonholed by record companies.] I hope they don't try, ... I like to keep it all mixed up a bit.
a guy who's playing for the beauty of the song, not his own ego. These are incredible players.
Al Green, Elvis, Patsy Cline -- you know, the stuff that doesn't go away, the kind of records I hope to make one day.
[Has the album touched people?] So far, they seem to dig it, ... I made this record for me, and I figured if I made this one for me, people would relate to the honesty.
Thirteen years and six albums to get here, ... I'd like to thank my parents for always stressing, be an individual. And I stand here tonight and represent nothing but music.
[But the song isn't a tribute to Johnny Cash's musical talent.] I was influenced by Johnny as an individual, ... He wasn't a staple in my musical existence. It was his awesome personality.
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That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
I like rules that are broken.