Fair enough

Otherwise, though, he rarely backed down from in-your-face lyrics.

The 1990 song Simple Man suggested lynching drug dealers and using child abusers as alligator bait.

His In America in 1980 told the country’s enemies to “go straight to hell”.


He said in 1998 that he kept touring so much because “I have never played those notes perfectly. I’ve never sung every song perfectly. I’m in competition to be better tonight than I was last night and to be better tomorrow than tonight.”

Daniels said his favorite place to play was “anywhere with a good crowd and a good paycheck”.

4 thoughts on “Fair enough”

  1. “anywhere with a good crowd and a good paycheck”.

    Apparently impresarios looked on the early white jazzmen as amateur musicians who mainly wanted an audience and beer.

  2. 2010 I saw him play here in Yuma, AZ. He gave a concert at the local Marine Corps Air Station while I was stationed there. Helped set up the concert and stayed to watch. Country’s not my thing but the man could play.

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