Jimmy Webb - Quotes

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As I've grown - dare I say it - older, I had hopes of indulging my dreams of being a sailor.

As I've grown - dare I say it - older, I had hopes of indulging my dreams of being a sailor.

The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs. ---->>>

I believe strongly in inspiration, inspiration literally meaning 'full of the spirit.' I do believe that it comes to you. ---->>>

I think it's prima facie evidence for the existence of God because for me to grow up and actually end up working with Glen Campbell is almost unbelievable. ---->>>

When I started out, I was absolutely awful, I had no voice, I didn't have a lot of stage presence and most of the interpretive intensity that I brought to the experience was actually terror. ---->>>

I've been fortunate that when Frank Sinatra was in concert, he would say, 'Here's a song by a wonderful young songwriter, Jimmy Webb,' and I'd be in the front row and stand up. That gets people talking about you. ---->>>

The creative processes are so mysterious. ---->>>

You reach a certain point in your life where they things you do and say do make a difference. ---->>>

Particularly in my early days, I did very little rewriting. ---->>>

When we go somewhere in New York, I'm known as Mr. Savini. ---->>>

I rode all around Hollywood listening to Donna Summer, looking out the window - all by myself - just going, 'I'm number one!' It's a pretty extraordinary feeling. ---->>>

I like words. I like the way they clash around together and bang up against each other, especially in songs. ---->>>

It's very hard for me to think about my songs and attribute some significance to them. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-15, 1946
Occupation: Composer

Jimmy Layne Webb (born August 15, 1946) is an American songwriter, composer, and singer. He has written numerous platinum-selling songs, including "Up, Up and Away", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston", "The Worst That Could Happen", "All I Know", and "MacArthur Park". He has had successful collaborations with Glen Campbell, Michael Feinstein, The 5th Dimension, Art Garfunkel, and Richard Harris (wikipedia)