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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything
On Bobby Bare's A Bird Named Yesterday (1967)
Even an air conditioner has to warm up before it can be cool - CJC
On the first Jerry Lee Lewis session
I said, "Do you know any Rock and Roll songs," and he said "No".
He said "I'll learn some". I said, "Why don't you do that"
On Taylor's Restaurant next to Sun Studios
Whatever may be wrong with the world,
at least it has some good things to eat - CJC
On the discovery of Charley Pride
"Remember that experts are often wrong
Experts tend to be narrow and opinionated
Experts don't buy records" - CJC
On recording "Live"
"Remember that it only takes three minutes to cut a hit record" - CJC
On meeting Waylon
"If that son of a bitch looks at me that way again, I'm gonna hit him"
On recording U2
"elvis didn't smoke hash
and woulda been a sissy without Johnny Cash"
- Bono, Q magazine, June 1995
On the Dear Dead Delilah Debacle
"Learn to grow from setbacks, delays and getting your feelings hurt" - CJC
"As Shakespeare must have said at one time or another, 'I could have said that better if I had wanted to' " - CJC