Chris Ledoux Quotes That Will Inspire You

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Chris Ledoux Quotes

“I do a lot of things on my own. I wouldn’t say that I’m one of these rock stars who doesn’t want to collaborate because we have so many bands in this genre.” — Chris LeDoux

“If it’s raining, I’ll go inside and sit down on a chair and think. Even if it’s in the morning, that’s when I like to think best.” — Chris LeDoux

“I keep my influences to myself. I try not to be influenced by some of the more popular singers out there.” — Chris LeDoux

“I think it’s great to have a wife and family, live real normal, and be a cowboy simultaneously. But I can’t do all three at one time. If I had to choose one or the other, I’d probably stay with music.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m just getting used to a new lifestyle, that’s all. I dreamed about it and hoped for it, but what happened is better than I ever thought – and it just developed.” — Chris LeDoux

“I was probably 10 or 11 years old when I began thinking about singing. It came pretty naturally to me.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t like people who think they’re better than their last record or the last song they sang. You go out there and you do your best and hope for the best.” — Chris LeDoux

“The chance to write with others is something I can’t even describe. It’s just the most amazing experience of my life.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m real glad I’ve been able to do what I love for a living.” — Chris LeDoux

“When you try and make music for the masses, you run into trouble. When you try and put out something that’s maybe a little more traditional-sounding, it may not go over as big with the younger people as something more contemporary.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve slept in a mud puddle and put my boots back on. I’ve slept in a bedroom with a wood-burning stove, and I never had any heat.” — Chris LeDoux

“My most important gift is my ability to communicate through singing or talking about life or whatever.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve never had a big ego. I don’t like to brag about any of my accomplishments. I’m a humble person and that’s really important.” — Chris LeDoux

“Singing is not something you always want to do for everybody, but I always want to sing for the people who can appreciate it.” — Chris LeDoux

“You can’t do a show without girls in today’s world. You can’t have them, but you’ve got to have them.” — Chris LeDoux

“I believe in God, but I don’t think He’s sitting up there picking out singers. If He did, I wouldn’t be the best singer in the world.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve got a nice family, but that’s not what kept me straight. It was more the thought of my mother and my dad when I was a little boy, like maybe if they were still alive.” — Chris LeDoux

“I may be 65 years old, but I feel good – like an 18-year-old.” — Chris LeDoux

“The only thing you can control is who you are and what you do while you’re here on Earth.” — Chris LeDoux

“People tell me I’m a good person. I guess that’s the only thing that keeps me going.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t worry about if I’m going to be a singer again. I just do what I do, and at the end of the day, it’s up to the public to decide if it’s any good or not.” — Chris LeDoux

“There’s no formula for making good music. You have to be a good writer. You have to write songs you like and make music that feels good. You can’t do it by formula.” — Chris LeDoux

“I had a dream last night. I dreamed I just made a million dollars and left the table with that money.” — Chris LeDoux

“I just want to get out on the road and do what I do best.” — Chris LeDoux

“If you’re a good songwriter, you can write about anything. It doesn’t have to be about getting drunk or bustin’ tables in a bar. You can write about love or what goes on inside of your head and heart.” — Chris LeDoux

“Good songwriting is important to me because that’s what I do. I’m not a pop singer, and if you don’t have good songs, you’re not going to last very long in this business.” — Chris LeDoux

“The main difference between good music and bad music is simple. The good stuff goes in one ear and out the other. The bad stuff sticks around long enough to screw up your whole day.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m not a complicated guy. I just want to be with my wife, raise my kids and ride bulls just like I’ve been doing all my life.” — Chris LeDoux

“The best way to get back into the swing of things is to get away. But when you do that, you’re not going to be able to write songs.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t have many secrets. I’m hard on myself and very critical of myself, making it tough for me. But when you’re out there trying to make a living with music, you have to be harder on yourself than anyone else can be on you .” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m just trying to put the best product out there that I possibly can.” — Chris LeDoux

“It’s probably been five or six years since something has come out of me that’s been on a par with what I’ve done before.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ll be there for a while putting out good music and then I’ll go back home and do what we do best – ride bulls.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m happy to have won this award because I feel it’s a testament to the fact that I’m still doing what I love best – writing and playing music.'” — Chris LeDoux

“I write every day, and I’m working on a new disc.” — Chris LeDoux

“It’s not a bad thing to than others recognize what you’ve accomplished.” — Chris LeDoux

“It’s great to be recognized for your accomplishments, but it’s better when you get the product out there and people start recognizing it on their own.” — Chris LeDoux

“Like many people, I never dreamed it was possible to make a living out of music. I do it because I love to do it.” — Chris LeDoux

“We’re excited about our future.” — Chris LeDoux

“I think the next couple of years are going to be very exciting for us and me.” — Chris LeDoux

“I want to be known as a good songwriter and a performer. I really don’t care about the fame stuff or being on TV or anything like that.” — Chris LeDoux

“I want to be known for my music. I don’t care about the rest of it.” — Chris LeDoux

“We make music, and that’s what we’re trying to do – play good music.” — Chris LeDoux

“I have my concerns and I’m not worried about them. We can overcome any problems we may have in the future. I know that they’ll work themselves out.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve never been shy about what I want or what I don’t want, and that’s one thing that people find hard to believe.” — Chris LeDoux

“If you’re going to put out a product, you have to be a little careful.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m finally comfortable in my skin and I’m comfortable with the fact that as long as I’m doing what I love doing, which is writing and performing music, then everything else can take care of itself.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve got a lot of things that I want to say and a lot of ways that I want to say them. I’m not going to give up saying them because certain people are afraid of what I’m saying or how I’m saying it.” — Chris LeDoux

Chris Ledoux Sayings

“It’s not that I mind people criticizing me, but they do it so unfairly sometimes.” — Chris LeDoux

“I know what it is to work hard, and my music reflects that.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m not taking a back seat to anybody. I’m not going to fall off the Earth, but I’m not going to be everybody’s pet.” — Chris LeDoux

“We’ve had so many people step in and take advantage of us and promise us so much, and then they’ve taken what they wanted and walked away. That’s the one thing that really frustrates me about this business.” — Chris LeDoux

“I try to lead by example. I don’t think I’m made of stone or anything like that, but I’ve learned that you have to be careful about who you trust and who you do business with.” — Chris LeDoux

“I want to put out a good product, one that I would like. Once I do that, then we’ll see what happens.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t really care about having a hit record as long as people like what I’m doing. I’m not saying I don’t care. It’s kind of hard to explain, but I’m glad if we have a hit record, but if we don’t have a hit record, that doesn’t mean that I’m crazy about what I do.” — Chris LeDoux

“I think most of my fans are in the arena I compete in, which is outdoors.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m very glad that I’m still doing what I want to do, which is to write music.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’ve always prided myself on being able to play nice rhythms and having a great blues attitude and feel for my blues playing.” — Chris LeDoux

“My gigs right now are pretty much like the last ones I played. I’m a guy who likes to get out and play music.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m not looking over my shoulder because of anyone else. I’m not worried about anyone else.” — Chris LeDoux

“I want to play music. It’s the only thing that I feel I can do best and that I enjoy doing most.” — Chris LeDoux

“We’ve got some outstanding original songs, but we’re shooting for a blues sound this time. I think it will be a nice combination of both an original song and great musicianship on our part.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m not a guy who is trying to jump into the business. I know what I’m doing, and I’m able to do what I want to do in my way.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t have any side money coming in. It’s like a hobby kind of thing where I can keep writing songs and playing music for my enjoyment.” — Chris LeDoux

“My perspective on things is a little different. I’ve been playing music for over 30 years, most of which was to support myself. I’ve done this a lot longer than most people who have hit records and have money coming in, so things are different for me.” — Chris LeDoux

“I’m not big on networking, meeting people at parties, or anything like that. I do what I like to do, and that’s about it.” — Chris LeDoux

“We’ve got a lot of stage time under our belt. We know how to be on stage and how to talk to people, so I think that’s one of the keys to success.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t get too emotional about most things, but when it comes to my music and my family, then I am emotional.” — Chris LeDoux

“I don’t think I’ve ever said I wanted to be famous or rich. All I want is the opportunity to play music, and the chance for people to come out and hear what I’m doing.” — Chris LeDoux

“I think I’ll always be in the Midwest playing music. I want to do something else. Maybe I’ll come out and play with the band for a couple of years and then see what happens.” — Chris LeDoux