Great Quotations: BMI Country Awards

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Willie Nelson Kris Kristofferson

“There’s no better songwriter alive than Kris Kristofferson. Everything he writes is a standard and we’re all just going to have to live with that.”

Willie Nelson

“I just want to say to every songwriter and every loved one of a songwriter, thank you, because you are the reason I wanted to try Nashville. You are all my heroes.”

Taylor Swift


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  1. Willie is paying a compliment to his friend, but ol’ Willie ain’t half bad as a writer himself. As a matter of fact, he’s one of the best song writers of the last several decades.

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