Top 60 Anne Murray Quotes

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Our television set was in the bedroom. I can picture my

Our television set was in the bedroom. I can picture my mother fast asleep, exhausted from driving my brothers around. I can picture the Maple Leafs playing the Canadiens. One or the other would always be on the CBC on Saturday night.
Anne Murray
Most artists over 40 or 50 don’t get played on the radio. It’s a young people’s game. I was ready for that.
Anne Murray
The first time I remember going to Nashville was in 1971 back when ‘Snowbird’ was a hit and I performed at the Grand Ole Opry.
Anne Murray
I want to build a house in Indian Harbour, that’s all.
Anne Murray
That’s the God’s truth – I’ve forgotten that I was famous. I guess it’s laughable.
Anne Murray
I hated L.A., so spread out, so phony. It’s like Vegas. It isn’t real.
Anne Murray
Canadian tours are big and difficult, because of the large spaces between cities.
Anne Murray
I just love when I’m playing Northumberland and I’m on the back nine and I see the water and the link bridge.
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There’s no formula for choosing songs. I’ve beeen lucky over the years. You just hear it and you do it.
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When you play in smaller places with a smaller symphony, sometimes there’s a difference in quality. Sometimes it’s murderous. Sometimes it’s real torture. Other times, you get a wonderful surprise. But there’s never a dull moment.
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My kids suffered because I wasn’t home enough.
Anne Murray
When I was a kid, it was just a wild dream to think that I would’ve had a career like this, and I really didn’t think that was possible. But things just kind of started to roll, and I was caught up in it, and I went with it.
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I am a rabid Maple Leaf fan.
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You have to understand that I never thought I would have a career in music. That kind of thing didn’t happen. Not for women, not in Canada, not in the 1960s. It was something I did for fun.
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I knew it was time to pack it in. I was in my 60s… I could still sing but I didn’t want to get to that point where people feel sorry for me.
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There was a time when I never would have considered, ever, doing television commercials for records. I would never do that. That was something that you did for K-Mart.
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I had to sing. I couldn’t not sing. If it was singing to a living room full of people or an auditorium, it didn’t matter. I had to sing. I was meant to sing.
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You know what I find truly amazing? I haven’t had a hit record since the mid-’80s, and still people show up to pack up the places I’m playing.
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When I sing a pop song, I’m a pop singer. When I sing a country song, I’m a country singer. I’ve been very lucky to cross over, because by doing that, you can’t be pigeonholed.
Anne Murray
People are going to a place like Pugwash and that whole area to escape from industry, to have the serenity of the surroundings and the beauty.
Anne Murray
I’ve been playing Sunrise for years. I love it there. It’s so loosey-goosey. I was up at the Kravis Center and it was, like, ‘Oh my God!’ All the minkdraggers, you know?
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I’m a little more interested in smelling the roses, playing more golf and tennis and more cross-country skiiing and doing stuff with my kids.
Anne Murray
Late in my career, I was asked to do an inspirational record and a duets album and I didn’t want to do either.
Anne Murray
I remember when I was doing my first Christmas album, I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be nice to find new Christmas songs?’ Then I went, ‘Are you crazy?’ When I decorate my tree I don’t want new Christmas songs, I want to hear all the familiar songs!
Anne Murray
Turbines are a curiosity, but only once.
Anne Murray
TV ads let people know you’re still around. Not only do they sell albums, they give you a high profile. They let people know you’re out there and working.
Anne Murray
I didn’t have a life. Basically, for 40 years it was my work and my nose was to the grindstone the whole time.
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‘That’s Not The Way It’s Supposed To Be’ was a good video, but it didn’t do anything.
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I was a real work-horse.
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I have been told that my voice is very suited to oldies albums.
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I’m the type of personality who just can’t settle for less.
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Growing up, I heard nothing but the best music.

Growing up, I heard nothing but the best music.
Anne Murray
I devoured everything on the radio, I felt like I knew music.
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We didn’t have the Grand Ole Opry or country radio stations in Nova Scotia when I was growing up.
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I’ve always had a quiet career.
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It’s a great time to do a show, at Christmas time. People are by and large in a Christmas frame of mind.
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People who buy my records don’t go into music stores – music stores which are fading before our very eyes.
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I’m called Anne because my mother, who was devout, prayed to St. Anne every day of her pregnancy with me.
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Baseball was popular in the summer, but hockey was big most of the time. With five brothers, you never escaped it. We had an indoor rink in our town, and all the boys would play on it right through high school.
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