Aaron Watson Quotes

James Aaron Watson is an American singer (born 20 August 1977) from Amarillo, Texas

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Aaron Watson


There's just enough drinking and cheating songs around without me adding to them. Unless you've got something better than "Misery and Gin" by Merle Haggard, you're beating a dead horse.

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I'm living the dream. I've got a big tour bus, an incredible band, a big house, and a family that are all taken care of through my music. I've got a beautiful wife and three beautiful kids.

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I put everything in God's hands, asking him to give me strength and understanding. I asked him to help me to be strong for my family and that he would continue to take care of us. One day, shortly after that, I woke up really inspired.

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Family is fun, way more fun than music.

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I still have a lot of passion for music, but I would quit it tomorrow if that's what my family needed me to do. I'm sure I'd miss it, but it's a job.

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I always tell people that my primary job is being a dad and husband. Music is just what pays the bills.

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I'll work to maintain my work ethic out on the road, playing my shows, giving 110%, keeping God first, my family second, and treating my fans like royalty.

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I don't understand how a musician can play 90 minutes on stage and then not dedicate a little bit of time to hang out at their merch table. It's not like digging a ditch or something; you're standing there thanking people for coming out to see you.

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I would rather have 100,000 fans for a lifetime than a million for a couple years.

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I'd like to think that throughout my career whatever my current record is has 110% of my best.

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You should work at everything you do and try to perfect it as best you can.

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I wouldn't want someone assuming that some negative song has some truth between me and my wife. There was a song that one of my buddies sent me, and it was an awesome song. It was about this woman who had fallen in love with a man that wasn't her husband, and I love everything about the song except for the fact that I personally cannot sing it. It would kill me if someone thought I was singing it about my wife.

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I think most performers are just lazy.

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I want to keep my fan base supplied with a steady chain of music.

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There might be some of them that don't care. To me, it's important that my fans know how much I appreciate them.

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