22 Total Quotes

Glen Campbell Quotes

I like to start the day early, it keeps me out of trouble.
Glen Campbell
#American Musician

I guess I'm like Roger Miller who used to say that he didn't have as many jokes as he thought he did.
Glen Campbell
#American Musician #Jokes

Some people have said that I can 'hear' a hit song, meaning that I can tell the first time a song is played for me if it has potential. I have been able to hear some of the hits that way, but I can also 'feel' one.
Glen Campbell
#American Musician #Meaning

Acting alongside the larger-than-life star I'd grown up idolizing back in Delight, Arkansas, was truly one of the most memorable experiences of my life.
Glen Campbell
#Acting And Actors

Duke insisted that he do his own jump,
Glen Campbell
#Duke

It was a drag, man. I'd never been in jail before,
Glen Campbell
#Man

I thought it was pretty bad, ... I don't know how people can come in and do that, photographers and stuff. I just thought I got a bad rap on it 'cause they don't photograph everybody and throw them out in front of the public.
Glen Campbell
#People

I think I've been blessed with the upbringing of parents who told you ... There's an old saying, 'If he tells you a hog weighs five pounds, wrap it up.' That pretty much says it.
Glen Campbell
#Parents

He'd come in and play piano jazz with the band until the A&R man and the producer would go, 'Are you guys ready in there yet?' And he said, 'Well, in just a while.' We'd be jamming. He wouldn't pay any attention to it. I remember the session -- (it was for) Lazy Hazy Days Of Summer.
Glen Campbell
#Jazz

I didn't like acting 'cause I didn't know how, ... I was scared to death. I had never done it before. And they didn't tell me anything. 'Say your line!' I was so nervous, man, my voice sounded two octaves higher.
Glen Campbell
#Acting And Actors

I love playing in the South, ... I play lots of concerts in Cleveland and Boston and other cities up North, but I don't feel as comfortable as I do when I'm home in the South.
Glen Campbell
#Boston

I knew 'Strangers in the Night' was a hit when we recorded it, ... We did it live in the studio with the whole orchestra. ... From doing all those sessions, I learned what I wanted to have when I made my own records.
Glen Campbell
#Night

There we were, a musician and a quarterback acting in a Hollywood movie. Neither one of us had acted before - and our records are still clean, ... I didn't take to acting.
Glen Campbell
#Acting And Actors

I was in Studio 3 cutting a song with, I think, the Irish Rovers, ... I saw a record on the wall in the hall by Johnny Rivers. It had this song 'By the Time I Get to Phoenix.' And that made me curious. I wondered if it was about the city or the bird. So I listened to it, and I cried because it made me homesick. And if you can cry to Johnny Rivers, you know that's a good song. I recorded it the next day. And lo and behold it was one of the biggest records I ever had.
Glen Campbell
#Irish

What if this animal had a disease? What if it got loose and hurt someone? We can't allow exotic animals to live with people like this.
Glen Campbell
#Animals

I wish the NLTRA could focus their energy directly in Tahoe City.
Glen Campbell
#Energy

I've seen their ranging [North Lake Tahoe Tourism and Community Investment] plan - it could be improved upon, but everything could be improved upon. From what I can see, they're doing a good job.
Glen Campbell
#Community

It hurts and I'm going to have to have it operated on. Sometimes, I have to use just three fingers on my left hand when I play.
Glen Campbell
#Fingers

I would have been content to just do studio work, making it on my own never really entered my mind.
Glen Campbell
#American Musician #Mind