Top 45 Anne Murray Quotes

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I've always had a quiet career.
I’ve always had a quiet career.

Anne Murray
I learned all I have to do is sing the best music I know how and put on the best show I know how and just relax with it and people enjoy it.

Anne Murray
No. I’m not. Nor have I ever been, although I know there are people who thought I was. I do have a lot of women friends, but none of them is gay, nor have they ever been.

Anne Murray
The first hit record is easy compared to the second one. You’ve got to have two for momentum. If you have three, you’re pretty much made. But one isn’t enough.

Anne Murray
If I can still sing and still perform to my satisfaction, I don’t mind touring.

Anne Murray
I don’t call myself any kind of singer. I leave that to other people because there are plenty out there who’re quick to do that.

Anne Murray
I like to stay active.

Anne Murray
When I was growing up everybody I knew could sing. I had no choice. I had to sing.

Anne Murray
It is important what you look like, period. So, I grew up and realized, ‘Just put on the shoes and wear some nice clothes and forget about it and try to sing well.’

Anne Murray
I don’t want to look out and perform in front of people who are drunk. I did that when I was playing little clubs.

Anne Murray
I’m originally from Nova Scotia.

Anne Murray
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
I was at home, pregnant, and everybody was telling me, ‘You’re on a roll, don’t have another baby, wait a while.’ Looking back, I realize my career was peaking when I was having babies, for God’s sake!

Anne Murray
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.

Anne Murray
Strings have been a part of my career and my albums since the very first day. ‘Snowbird’ had beautiful strings.

Anne Murray
I don’t get played on radio anymore. Once you’re over 40, forget it.

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
People who buy my records don’t go into music stores – music stores which are fading before our very eyes.

Anne Murray
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.

Anne Murray
You have to be real sharp when you’re touring. I’m dull normal at home. So when I come off the road, my kids have to put up with Mom making cracks every five minutes for a couple of days.

Anne Murray
It’s hard for performers to grow old gracefully, but I’m trying.

Anne Murray
What’s the first thing I remember about the University of New Brunswick? That’s easy. The year before I had gone to Mount St. Vincent in Halifax, which was an all girls’ school. That didn’t really work out for me. But at UNB, there were six or seven men for every woman, which suited me just fine.

Anne Murray
Nelly Furtado has the right idea in reinventing herself.

Anne Murray
We didn’t have the Grand Ole Opry or country radio stations in Nova Scotia when I was growing up.

Anne Murray
I worked all the time and when I say that, I mean I would work for three weeks, come home for a month, and work again, but it would have been nice to take long chunks of time off.

Anne Murray
When my son was in his teens, he was a really fine drummer. He was asked in an interview if he would consider going into the business. And he said, ‘Why would I ever go into the business that took my mother from me?’

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 don’t sing as well as I used to. Nor does anyone else in their 60s.

Anne Murray
Once, I was up north with friends and, after dinner, one lady who was at the table said, ‘Would you sing for me?’ and I went ‘Well, sure.’ And the other women are looking and going, ‘You never sing for us.’ Well, you never ask me.

Anne Murray
I don’t sing songs on albums that I don’t like.

Anne Murray
Turbines are a curiosity, but only once.

Anne Murray
‘That’s Not The Way It’s Supposed To Be’ was a good video, but it didn’t do anything.

Anne Murray
I think people who don’t go away to university are missing out on one of the great life experiences. You meet people from so many different places and it’s the shared life experience that helps you grow.

Anne Murray
I’ve never been overexposed or in people’s faces, although there are some who argue that in the late ’70s and early ’80s, I was played a lot!

Anne Murray
I do duets with folks like Randy Goodman, Aaron Neville, Bryan Adams, people like that.

Anne Murray
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.

Anne Murray
There’s no formula for choosing songs. I’ve beeen lucky over the years. You just hear it and you do it.

Anne Murray
I wanted Rosemary Clooney to like ‘Hey There.’

Anne Murray
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.

Anne Murray
Whether or not I considered myself a country singer, when I sang a country song, I was as good as anybody.

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
When I was going through all the divorce things, that was really hard to discuss, because nobody wants to talk about their failures. Nobody wants to talk about how painful those kinds of things are.

Anne Murray
It’s a great time to do a show, at Christmas time. People are by and large in a Christmas frame of mind.

Anne Murray
My parents were into The Mills Brothers, Perry Como, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Sarah Vaughn, and all those people sung the most wonderful songs – and even when I got into rock ‘n’ roll, that stayed with me.

Anne Murray
Nobody can have a career that lasts forever on radio.

Anne Murray