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I don't look for bliss, just contentment.

Alison Krauss

You know, for most of its life bluegrass has had this stigma of being all straw hats and hay bales and not necessarily the most sophisticated form of music. Yet you can't help responding to its honesty. It's music that finds its way deep into yo

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You know, if you really want to fiddle the old-time way, you've got to learn the dance. The contra-dances, hoedowns. It's all in the rhythm of the bow. The great North Carolina fiddle player Tommy Jarrell said, 'If a feller can't bow,

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The smile on your face lets me know that you need me, there's a truth in your heart that says you'll never leave me, and the touch of your hand says you'll catch me whenever I fall.

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You say it best, when you say nothing at all.

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Oh Mr. Webster could never define what's being said between your heart and mine.

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Songs come from all over the place. You can't predict what you're going to like. You might like something that doesn't fit right now. What was working for you at one point, something you've loved for years and years, when you get toget

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Lyrics are kind of the whole thing; it's the message. Something might have a beautiful melody but if it's not the truth coming out of your mouth, it's not appealing.

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If you don't know what makes green, you're going to try every color combination.

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When it's open and honest, that's when the real nature of who you are as a vocalist or as a performer, all of that stuff can finally start to become what it's supposed to be. Like a settling into yourself. It's not even a musical thing

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I don't go there much. You're thrilled that people would recognize what you're doing in such a grand kind of way. But, just like you don't know if anybody's really going to like what you're doing when you put a record out or

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It's not that I have resisted songwriting, it's just not something I felt I have had to do. I've just not woken up and thought, I must do this. But I have often heard music that I have instantly felt 'I have to sing that song'.

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I don't get recognised in London or at home either - very seldom anyway. Either that or I look so crazy no one wants to come up to me.

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A whole album to one writer - now that would be really interesting.

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That's what I love. Not being interrupted, sitting in a car by myself and listening to music in the rain. There are so many great songs yet to sing.

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Growing up I used to love bands like Free and ELO and the Rolling Stones. When Robert Plant got in touch it made perfect sense to me.

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The grand old lady of bluegrass? Well, wouldn't that be a wonderful title to have? I hope I do enough to earn it some day.

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I grew up in a school that had a big music program, and it was incredible. It's what I looked forward to during the day. I had chorus, strings, band.

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I love hard singing.

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People are always very nice.

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Growing up, we had folk records.

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I love being in the world of the unknown.

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I still think of myself as from Illinois.

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There are so many great songs yet to sing.

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I never had any big dreams about doing something on a huge scale.

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It's impossible to make a record when you're ill because it affects how you listen to things. You can't make decisions. It all sounds terrible.

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My parents made us do everything, try everything.

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I started with the classical violin when I was 6, and I guess it went well.

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I find the songs I want to record by listening to as much music as I can. 'When I hear things I really like, I ask the writers to send me a tape of everything they've ever written.

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I think that people respond to honesty in music, so I only choose songs that are the truth for me.

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Whenever I've chosen a song because it's clever, it's always turned out to be a mistake.

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I don't know if bliss is possible and I've always thought that my best times will be later in life.

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I think you translate emotion better when you take your hands off.

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Some things feel really good to sing: there's a physical aspect, but there's more to it - a deeper place you go to.

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Being in the studio is a really romantic time.

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