Words matter. These are the best Roy Clark Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You put this face on television, week in, week out, they’d stop me and they’d say, ‘Hey, Roy, how are you doing?’ They’d know who I was, what I was, what I looked like, and what I did – all from seeing and hearing it at the same time on television.
I’ve told everyone that I grew old on ‘Hee Haw,’ but I could’ve grown old without it.
To put it better, we believe the radar gun will get you drafted, but you have to pitch to get to the big leagues. Tools will get you drafted, but you have to be able to play to get to the big leagues.
There were some that said if you hung in long enough, the world would catch on, and they have.
We didn’t burn out. We were fresh. So when you go through the 13 shows, that was it until the next time. That way, you went out and did your concerts and things, and you were ready to go again.
Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it’s very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
I keep a band of great young people around me, and we’re not musically restrained. It’s not about ‘Let’s do it correct’ but ‘Let’s do it right.’
A lot of the big stars of today got their beginnings and their first network and national exposure from ‘Hee Haw.’
I want to see a player on the football field. I want to see what kind of teammate they are, what kind of leadership qualities they have. I want to see how aggressive they are, how much fun they have playing the game.
We draft mostly high school kids and we have one of the finest, if not the finest, player development programs and coaching staffs and we teach our players the right way to play. We also have a game plan in scouting, and there are certain types of players that we look for.
So I’m going to tell you, it’s going to be a good year. There are good players all over this country, and it is our job as a scouting department to find them, draft them, sign them, develop them, and help us to continue to win championships. So it’s going to be a good year.
I used to rejuvenate in ‘Hee Haw.’
All the mail that I got, half of it said, ‘You looked exactly like my brother,’ or, ‘You look exactly like so-and-so.’
The first musical sound I ever heard was from a banjo. My father played, and I was an infant in a crib, and something just stayed with me from those early days.
In Georgia it’s a little different because of the East Cobb program. It’s such a strong program that we see a lot of kids that come through here on a lot of different teams from across the country that come here to play in tournaments.
As a scouting department, with the confidence we have in our player development, if a guy has the potential that we think they have and the makeup and they stay healthy, we think they will be a productive Major Leaguer. We take a lot of pride in that.
I long ago realized it was not a figure of speech when people come up to me and say they grew up watching me since they were ‘that big.’
A TV camera goes right through your soul. If you’re a bad person, people pick that up.
Television really has been responsible for everything that I’ve done successfully.
The only thing that kept us from going bigger worldwide was the language barrier. All the corn that we did on ‘Hee Haw,’ it was hard to translate into their slang.
‘Hee Haw’ was a concept that nobody (including myself) thought would ever succeed.
I think, basically, we didn’t hurt anyone. We were out there having a good time. You can go and get educated, but you can come to ‘Hee Haw’ and get another education.
I’m a firm believer in smiles. I used to believe that everything had to be a belly laugh. But I’ve come to realize that a real sincere smile is mighty powerful.
Music was my salvation, the thing I loved most and did best. Whatever was fun, I’d go do that.
When I hear or see his name, I see the Glen I’ve always known. There will never, ever be another Glen Campbell.