"Country music in the mid-'90s was a big influence on my career, and I played all the songs that are referenced in ''94' back in my club days. Joe Diffie was rocking a sick mullet, and he was hotter than ever... just putting out monster hit after monster hit. It totally takes me back to those days, and it makes me smile every time I hear it."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Jason Aldean on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Jason Aldean on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Jason Aldean on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Jason Aldean on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Jason Aldean on Phyllis Diller
"If you say, 'I'm going to cut this song because I know the teenagers are going to love it,' well, then you're going to alienate everybody else. When I cut my record, I'm just going to cut the things that I like, and whoever likes it, likes it. That's too much work to try to figure out the demographic. That's too much like a business."
"In the music business, especially the country music business, every 10 years or so you're going to have this changing of the guard, this wave of new artists that comes in."
"But for me, I thought you made a record, you got on a bus, went out and played your shows and made a lot of money. That was the way it was supposed to go down. But there's a lot more to it than that. There are a lot of early mornings, late nights, a lot of traveling, a lot of being away from home, being away from your family."
"People see you onstage and the glamorous side, but they don't see you traveling 600 miles a night, eating truck stop food and spending by yourself staring at walls."
"Macon has such a rich musical history - and the state of Georgia, as well."
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