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As a songwriter, my job was to communicate the song to another artist, and it still is in many ways.
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Don Kirshner would take all of our songs. He didn't really make a judgment as to whether it was good or not. He believed in us.
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Eric Clapton is my dream guitarist.
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I am more of a rocking artist paying tribute to the rock 'n roll that I've admired all these years and have not quite been able to do myself until this album.
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I didn't feel the weight of responsibility even though I wrote a lot of those lyrics. I just didn't think about it.
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I didn't want to be an artist.
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I got into acting, which I have been doing for years.
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I got involved in the fight for wilderness in Idaho. My husband and I uncovered a nest of corruption in this state.
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I have been told by some people that I was the first woman they ever actually saw give a downbeat. Fine, cool.
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I just do what I do and assume it's going to be well received if I'm good at it.
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I listen to both oldies and contemporary stations. I enjoy listening to current stuff because there's an energy to it that's inspiring.
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I love that I wrote with all kinds of different people.
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I loved the old rocking Stones, and artists like Patti Smith really inspired me.
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I may not like the lyrics of some contemporary songs because they tend to repeat the same phrase over and over and over.
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I now have experience of being able to listen to the moment of discovery. I turned on the tape recorder and the chords just started coming.
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I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity.
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I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. I'll work with him any time he asks me.
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I went to the High School for Performing Arts in New York for acting. I've studied it on and off for years and have done some theater and film.
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I'm a songwriter first.
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I'm not worrying and never have. I've just felt the music as I feel it.
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I'm really getting better at guitar. I'm not trapped behind a piano. You can get out and move with a guitar and still direct the band.
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I'm really in a place where I'm not trying to be anything other than what I am.
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I'm the same person, but at the same time I also feel brand new. I feel different, expanded and powerful.
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I've always tried to do what I feel. I feel in touch with the music of this generation.
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I've done two plays and a couple of films as well.
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I've had a great career. I hope it continues to be as much fun for the next 30 years.
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I've had mixed emotions about videos. It was a real thrill to take my ideas, which I've always been able to put on the audio, and then do the visual.
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In 1969 I did the album before Tapestry, called Writer, and one before that was with the group called City. That was me easing into being an artist.
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In my career I have never felt that my being a woman was an obstacle or an advantage. I guess I've been oblivious.
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It is very common with artists who are of a generation that has already gone by to get overly concerned with, Oh my God I have to sell to the younger generation.
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It was put on me. I never accepted it. I just did what I did.
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Making the demo is a natural product of writing a song; after that, I'm happy to hear other people do it in other ways.
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Men and women have come up to me and said, I got married to that.
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Sensitive, humbug. Everybody thinks I'm sensitive. Wait until they hear my new album.
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Tapestry was the album in which it came together. Tapestry was really a collection of songs that I was doing demos of.
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The downside of videos is that it will put my vision in front of other people, so they might not get the chance to create their own.
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The muse was dormant for a while.
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The musicians I asked to work with me on the album all showed up, and that really meant a lot to me.
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The song is the center; the song is the key. If you don't have a good song you don't have anything by my value.
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The writing of You've Got a Friend was one of the most incredible experiences because it was mostly inspiration. It just came to me almost as we hear it.
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There is a downside to having one of the biggest-selling albums ever.
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Today's records, even though they may be lyrically repetitive and not saying anything particularly heavy, they have energy.
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We were all cranking out things that sounded similar to the record that had just been out.
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We were well aware of the current hit of the artist when we were writing, and we were told to write the follow-up.
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What I remember is a mimeographed piece of paper typed on both sides, and that was it. It was very homegrown. It was very early in my career.
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When I wrote it, I didn't know it was gonna be an important album. It turned out to be an important album because it had an historical context.
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