Dan Fogelberg - Quotes

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I love the subtlety and tonal range of the acoustic guitar.

I love the subtlety and tonal range of the acoustic guitar.

I love to laugh, it's my main thing. I love to abuse the English language. ---->>>

It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians. ---->>>

Strats are my favorite electric guitars, and I've got quite a collection. ---->>>

You're successful if you can get one person to pick it up and put it on the turntable and go, Wow, thanks for writing that! ---->>>

It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots.

It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots.

I choose to express myself. ---->>>

I may quit the music business someday, but never the music. ---->>>

I was blessed with a gift. It's a gift and a curse. It never ends. ---->>>

My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way. ---->>>

Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn't worth much any more. ---->>>

I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies. ---->>>

MTV didn't call. I guess I wasn't hip and groovy enough. ---->>>

Now is the only thing that exists.

Now is the only thing that exists.

I love to rock 'n roll. But my finest suit, of all the things I do, is as a songwriter. ---->>>

I always try to give my songs as gifts. ---->>>

I love home. I'll stay up there for days on end, I won't even go down the driveway to look for the mail. ---->>>

My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it. ---->>>

I had gone full-on folkie; I'd had it with bands. ---->>>

I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing. ---->>>

It was so much fun playing simple American bluegrass. I got to meet Doc Watson. ---->>>

I had never done TV. I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV. ---->>>

I never going to satisfy everybody, so I decided to satisfy myself. ---->>>

My life is as an artist, not an entertainer. I don't consider myself an entertainer, but I can do that thing when I want to.

My life is as an artist, not an entertainer. I don't consider myself an entertainer, but I can do that thing when I want to.

My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-13, 1951
Birthplace:
Die: 12-16, 2007
Occupation: Musician

Daniel Grayling "Dan" Fogelberg (August 13, 1951 – December 16, 2007) was an American musician, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist whose music was inspired by sources as diverse as folk, pop, rock, classical, jazz, and bluegrass. He is best known for his early 1980s hits, including "Longer" (1980), "Leader of the Band" (1981), and "Same Old Lang Syne" (1981) (wikipedia)