Jackie DeShannon Quotes About Life -

Jackie DeShannon Quotes About Life

Born in Sharon Lee Myers on August 21, 1941, Jackie DeShannon, as both singer and composer, is an American singer-composer who has a series of successful hit song credits since the 1960s. She was one of the first female rock 'n' roll singer-songwriters.

Jackie DeShannon Quotes:

When I used to go to Elvis’s house was always a nightmare trying to get into the house because of so many fans outside the gate and he really couldn’t go anywhere without sneaking in or doing something because people just wanted to be around him and to be with him.

Jackie DeShannon

When Elvis was performing, you just tried to figure out a way to get there. I think he set all the records and anyone that has ever had the good fortune to see him, you know what it’s like to try to get in to see Elvis. It was impossible, practically.

Jackie DeShannon

Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis’s generosity to me he always talked very highly about me, he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.

Jackie DeShannon

We have to set our own agenda, we have to set our own standards, we have to be very strong about what we want, we have to be very strong about our passion and if it’s not right for you, you shouldn’t do it just because you’re advised by so-called geniuses.

Jackie DeShannon

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There was a lot of great writing couples, but I try to do it all myself. And it was practically impossible, but I still managed to be ahead of my time.

Jackie DeShannon

There are some good songs, but not the kind of song-writing that I remember, that I like. Springsteen still does it. Paul Simon, and there are also good writers, but that doesn’t dominate the charts.

Jackie DeShannon

The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair, which gives me a great deal of exposure.

Jackie DeShannon

No, I got my web site going and said I have the record out. People were just falling on the floor – they couldn’t believe it – after all that time. You know, it wasn’t a compilation, it was new songs.

Jackie DeShannon

Ignorance is kind of bliss.

Jackie DeShannon
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