Quotes by: Tennessee Ernie Ford
|Tennessee Ernie Ford
||Ernest Jennings Ford
February 13, 1919|
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
||October 17, 1991
Reston, Virginia, United States
||Country & Western, Pop, Gospel
||Vocals, Guitar, violin
You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not.
We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation. We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
I snapped my fingers all through it. Sometimes I set my own tempo during rehearsal by doing that.
When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material.