Guy Clark Quotes


I just was apologizing for maybe being a little goofy.

Well I had a fiddle that I really can't play so I loaned it to Darrell. But yeah he's from another planet.

I've known Shawn for several years. And he's just an amazing talent. He's a great writer a marvelous marvelous guitar player and plays really good fiddle.

It was really amazing. I mean he'd never mentioned that he played in the symphony like serious violin playing not fiddle playing. And he just blew us away.

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags.

I'm gonna build me a boat with these two hands it'll be a fair curve from a noble plan.

I hear this song and I think Man this is ... great. This is the best I ever heard this. I forget I'm the one singing.

Ain't no chance if you don't take it.

Ain't no chance if you dont take it.

If I knew where good songs came from I'd go there more often.

Darrell is really good in the studio. I mean he has a real working knowledge of how the process works and what sounds good coming back over tape and how the stuff works together.

Interesting little game we play with each other.

This is a fantasy fiddle tune. The part you fantasize is the fiddle.

I don't know what the outcome will be. I put a couple away for my grandkids like that. So I don't know who knows? Maybe I'll start building guitars for a living.

All gut strings. Thats just the first kind of guitar I played it was a nylon string guitar. And to me its the purest form of guitar making and I just enjoy doing it.

All gut strings. That's just the first kind of guitar I played it was a nylon string guitar. And to me it's the purest form of guitar making and I just enjoy doing it.

But by the time you get there and you get home it winds up being a lot of time out. So I'm getting the itch to build I know that. I keep looking at my stacks of wood and what I can do with it.

Mary Gauthier's great. Yeah we've played a lot of gigs together. She's really wonderful.

I love playing and I love singing and the writing. There's kind of a symbiotic relationship between the writing and the playing.

Its just something Ive always done. In South Texas the first guitar you get is a Mexican guitar. And the first one I got the first thing I did was take it apart.