Quotations by Dan Fogelberg

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Born: Monday, August 13, 1951
Died: Sunday, December 16, 2007 (56 years old)
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn't worth much any more.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: College, Painting, Worth)

I always try to give my songs as gifts.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Gifts, Songs)

I choose to express myself.
- Dan Fogelberg

I had gone full-on folkie; I'd had it with bands.
- Dan Fogelberg

I had never done TV. I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Music)

I love home. I'll stay up there for days on end, I won't even go down the driveway to look for the mail.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Love, Home, End, Mail)

I love the subtlety and tonal range of the acoustic guitar.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Love, Guitar)

I love to laugh, it's my main thing. I love to abuse the English language.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Love, Abuse, English, Language)

I love to rock 'n roll. But my finest suit, of all the things I do, is as a songwriter.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Love)

I may quit the music business someday, but never the music.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Business, Music, May)

I never going to satisfy everybody, so I decided to satisfy myself.
- Dan Fogelberg

I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Tribute)

I was blessed with a gift. It's a gift and a curse. It never ends.
- Dan Fogelberg

I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing.
- Dan Fogelberg

It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: People, Musicians)

It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Idiots)

It was so much fun playing simple American bluegrass. I got to meet Doc Watson.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: American, Fun)

MTV didn't call. I guess I wasn't hip and groovy enough.
- Dan Fogelberg

My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Dad, Music)

My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Dancing, First, Girls, Guitar, Old, Trees)

My life is as an artist, not an entertainer. I don't consider myself an entertainer, but I can do that thing when I want to.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Life, Artist, Want)

My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Music)

Now is the only thing that exists.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Now)

Strats are my favorite electric guitars, and I've got quite a collection.
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Favorite)

You're successful if you can get one person to pick it up and put it on the turntable and go, Wow, thanks for writing that!
- Dan Fogelberg
(Keywords: Successful, Writing)







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