You get used to sadness growing up in the mountains I guess.
My life has run from misery to happiness.
My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find ’em kill ’em.
My biggest hero Gregory Peck was my birthday present on April 14 1973. I just sat and stared at him.
Mommy smoked but she didn’t want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time so we got whipped.
I’ve seen country music go uptown like we say and I’m proud I was there when it happened.
I’d love to travel to the Holy Land.
I never rode in an automobile until I was 12.
I know there’s some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition.
I get along with all the women singers but especially Dolly Parton. We talk the same hillbilly language.