Redneck quotes

  • Before, I was terrified on stage. I only play guitar during the acoustic songs. After a while, you can elicit certain responses from the crowd, like Elvis.
    -- Andy Gibb

    #Song #Redneck #Guitar

  • Elvis' disappearing body is like a flashing event horizon at the edge of the black hole that is America today.
    -- Arthur Kroker

    #Redneck #America #Black

  • Well, a good ole boy is somebody that rides around in a pick-up truck - which I do - and drinks beer and puts 'em in a litter bag. A redneck's one that rides around in a truck and drinks beer and throws 'em out the window.
    -- Billy Carter

    #Beer #Redneck #Boys

  • I think I may have created a monster with my - I won't say act - but with my redneck pose.
    -- Billy Carter

    #Redneck #Thinking #Monsters

  • Everything they say about Elvis today is true. He was just one great guy. He wasn't jealous of anyone. I would say Elvis was really someone special when you add it all up.
    -- Bobby Vinton

    #Jealous #Redneck #Guy

  • I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
    -- Boris Johnson

    #Redneck #Becoming #Chance

  • I was nuts about Elvis, like every girl in America.
    -- Brenda Lee

    #Girl #Redneck #Nuts

  • Without Elvis none of us could have made it.
    -- Buddy Holly

    #Music #Redneck #Made

  • Im not a redneck, Im from Texas.
    -- Chris Kyle

    #Redneck #Texas

  • Having a little pee in your pants had to be better than being dinner for some redneck.
    -- Christopher Paul Curtis

    #Redneck #Littles #Dinner

  • At the Grammys, you walk down the halls and everyone's got five security guards. You can't talk to anybody. You always feel out of place, like, 'Hey, the rednecks are in town!
    -- Dave Haywood

    #Redneck #Hey #Towns

  • My long hair just can't cover up my redneck.
    -- David Allan Coe

    #Redneck #Hair #Long

  • It's a lot of anti-gay, racist humor—which people like in America—all couched in 'I'm telling it like it is.' He's in the right place at the right time for that gee-shucks, proud-to-be-a-redneck, I'm-just-a-straight-shooter-multimillionaire-in-cutoff-flannel-selling-ring-tones act. That's where we are as a nation now. We're in a state of vague American values and anti-intellectual pride.
    -- David Cross

    #Pride #Gay #Redneck

  • The album is a definite departure. I haven't written original material before, except for one song on my first album, but Elvis and I did six songs together on this one.
    -- Diana Krall

    #Song #Redneck #Together

  • Well, I quit those days and my redneck ways.
    -- Elton John

    #Honesty #Redneck #Way

  • I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I'll tell ya something. All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar. He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph.
    -- Evel Knievel

    #Redneck #Mph #Guitar

  • Among the rednecks of America, which there are many more than people seem to realize, it was terribly damaging. I got blamed for O.J.'s acquittal.
    -- F. Lee Bailey

    #Redneck #America #People

  • Thomas Sowell is America's foremost public intellectual and for good reason. His work covers almost every subject imaginable- race, economics, Marxism, ethnic groups, immigration patterns, just to name a few. He is persuasive and provocative and always scintillating. I've read all his books and never been even faintly disappointed. Black Rednecks & White Liberals is no exception.
    -- Fred Barnes

    #Book #Redneck #Race

  • Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way?
    -- Freddie Mercury

    #Redneck #Idols #Way

  • Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, and a lot of American artists were my greatest influences.
    -- Gordon Waller

    #Brother #Redneck #Artist

  • Elvis transcends his talent to the point of dispensing with it altogether.
    -- Greil Marcus

    #Redneck #Talent

  • To me, redneck is a sense of self and a way of life.
    -- Gretchen Wilson

    #Redneck #Self #Way

  • Let me get a big 'hell yeah' from the redneck girls like me, hell yeah.
    -- Gretchen Wilson

    #Girl #Redneck #Hell

  • Cause I'm a redneck woman.
    -- Gretchen Wilson

    #Redneck #Causes

  • Jerry Springer' is just kind of the chubby, redneck version of throwing Christians to the lions.
    -- Hal Sparks

    #Christian #Redneck #Lions

  • Elvis lived here until thirteen and nobody can really take that from us!
    -- Henry Dodge

    #Redneck #Thirteen

  • Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis's generosity to me he always talked very highly about me, he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.
    -- Jackie DeShannon

    #Writing #Redneck #Thinking

  • Elvis was, at least the times I was around him, Elvis was a practical joker. He was always, had some little mischievous something going.
    -- Jackie DeShannon

    #Redneck #Littles #Mischievous

  • I think to just single out a highlight of Elvis's career is pretty much impossible. As far as being a fan of his, a lifetime fan, there were just too many highlights.
    -- Jackie DeShannon

    #Redneck #Thinking #Careers

  • Eleven on a scale of ten, honey, let me introduce you to my redneck friend.
    -- Jackson Browne

    #Redneck #Honey #Introducing

  • You can talk any redneck into a challenge. That’s why so many rednecks die in strange ways.
    -- Jase Robertson

    #Redneck #Challenges #Way

  • When in doubt, figure it out. That's the redneck way.
    -- Jase Robertson

    #Redneck #Doubt #Way

  • The Pennsylvania Game Commission has charged a man with going deer hunting with a handgun in a Wal-Mart parking lot. He is being charged with reckless endangerment, but may plead guilty to the lesser charge of being a redneck.... Hunting in a Wal-Mart parking lot. That's got to be some good eating — a deer that lives on leftover Twizzlers and Mountain Dew.
    -- Jay Leno

    #Redneck #Men #Hunting

  • You know you're a redneck if your home has wheels and your car doesn't.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Inspirational #Home #Redneck

  • I always wore cowboy boots and drove a truck, and talked like this. So everywhere I would go in comedy people would say, "Foxworthy, you ain't nothing but a redneck from Georgia!" It kind of became a formula joke.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Redneck #Cowboy #People

  • You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Book #Redneck #Blue

  • If you're a redneck, you have that blood flowing through your veins. That's almost on the bucket list, to hear Lynyrd Skynyrd`s "Freebird" live.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Redneck #Blood #Buckets

  • You just may be a redneck if your lawn furniture used to be your living room furniture.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Home #Redneck #House

  • You may be a redneck if... your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks stand.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Funny #Redneck #Goal

  • If you have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say Kool Whip on the side, you might be a redneck.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Redneck #Might #Salad

  • If you own a home with wheels on it and several cars without, you just might be a redneck.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Home #Redneck #Car

  • If your biggest tax deduction was bail money, you might be a redneck.
    -- Jeff Foxworthy

    #Redneck #Bail #Might

  • Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies.
    -- Jimmy Buffett

    #Hippie #Redneck #Men

  • They [Christian rednecks] were so stupid that they couldn't pour piss out of a boot even if the instructions were printed on the bottom.
    -- Joe Bageant

    #Christian #Stupid #Redneck

  • Guys like Otis Blackwell and Bobby Darin, and all the guys who were writing songs for Elvis at the time, just hanging around, writing songs, talking about music.
    -- Johnny Ramistella

    #Song #Writing #Redneck

  • My favorite artists have always been Elvis and The Beatles and they still are!
    -- Johnny Ramone

    #Redneck #Artist #My Favorite

  • Hunting humans for sport? Eating them?" the bitterness in his voice cut through me. "Yeah, I caught that part." "That doesn't have anything to do with you? He lifted his eyes, gaze shuttered. "No?" "Not unless being a werewolf transforms you into a wolf AND a redneck moron.
    -- Kelley Armstrong

    #Sports #Eye #Redneck

  • I've been a radical for a long time. I guess it's too bad. I'd be more marketable as a right-wing redneck.
    -- Kris Kristofferson

    #Redneck #Wings #Long

  • Elvis was rock'n'roll. He came from the poverty and the pain.
    -- Link Wray

    #Pain #Redneck #Rocks

  • I wanted to come through with my own voice and, hopefully, have it affect people. I want people to know that I'm not an Elvis impersonator.
    -- Lisa Marie Presley

    #Redneck #Voice #People

  • Being Elvis Presley's daughter is a whole lot of pressure. It's been a constant burden in my life.
    -- Lisa Marie Presley

    #Daughter #Mother #Redneck

  • I was out on the golf course, a guy came riding out in a golf cart and said, Did you know that Elvis died? And I just said, Well, there you go. It was like I had kinda been expecting it.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Redneck #Golf #Guy

  • If it was just me and Elvis one on one, which only happened once or twice in the times that I did see him, it was a really comfortable. He was a cool guy. Easy laugh, nice guy.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Nice #Redneck #Laughing

  • It's pretty amazing to me that my first hit record was an Elvis Presley record.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Redneck #Records #Firsts

  • Elvis was just like a big old kid. It was like he never got past 19, I don't think, in a lotta ways.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Kids #Redneck #Past

  • First time I saw Elvis was at the Lubbock County fairgrounds in Lubbock, Texas. He was on the back end of a truck. There was about 1500 screaming kids.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Kids #Redneck #Texas

  • I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times.
    -- Mac Davis

    #Communication #Redneck #People

  • See, heroes never die. John Wayne isn't dead, Elvis isn't dead. Otherwise you don't have a hero. You can't kill a hero. That's why I never let him get older.
    -- Mickey Spillane

    #Hero #Redneck #Firefighter

  • Going to high school in rural Florida, we always partied down in the woods. Somebody - one of the rednecks - would leave class and mow a path out to a field, and we'd drive out there. Dude, every party I went to was lit by a bonfire. Acoustic guitar.
    -- Miles Teller

    #Party #School #Redneck

  • My husband was a pilot. He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country.
    -- Minnie Pearl

    #Country #Husband #Redneck

  • I think Elvis loved his fans - I think that's why they loved him and still love him. Fans are very conscious and sensitive to the fact that performers love them.
    -- Minnie Pearl

    #Redneck #Thinking #Facts

  • I knew about Elvis. Of course, everybody knew about him then.
    -- Minnie Pearl


  • Colonel Parker asked Henry and me to come to Elvis' suite and have breakfast. There were at least five policemen stationed up there. He was talking on the telephone.
    -- Minnie Pearl

    #Redneck #Talking #Telephones

  • Elvis couldn't leave the hotel except under heavy guard. It was incredible how they went wild over him.
    -- Minnie Pearl

    #Redneck #Incredibles #Heavy

  • I've been with certain stars; some are caring and pay attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy. Elvis never seemed too busy.
    -- Minnie Pearl

    #Stars #Redneck #Caring

  • When somebody like Elvis Costello comes along, anybody can make a good record with him.
    -- Nick Lowe

    #Redneck #Records

  • Elvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it.
    -- Nick Lowe

    #Attitude #Redneck #Musician

  • I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.
    -- Norm Crosby

    #Redneck #Thinking #Las Vegas

  • I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
    -- Otis Blackwell

    #Redneck #College #Years

  • You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.
    -- Patrick Swayze

    #Growing Up #Kids #Redneck

  • I always thought that Elvis could have been a great actor, and that he was put in a lot of unimportant movies when he could have done a lot of great ones.
    -- Patti Page

    #Redneck #Actors #Done

  • It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard 'Heartbreak Hotel' I thought, this is it.
    -- Paul McCartney

    #Redneck #Hospitality #Beats

  • It’s just what they are — they’re jokes…most jokes are about Jewish people, rednecks, black folks…I can’t determine what offends another person.
    -- Paula Deen

    #Redneck #People #Black

  • And if there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara.
    -- Phil Ochs

    #Lying #Redneck #America

  • There were the phone calls and Elvis had asked me to visit him in Los Angeles. This was in 1962.
    -- Priscilla Presley

    #Redneck #Phones #Phone Calls

  • I'm from West Virginia. If you didn't know what was happening in NASCAR, you were on the outside. NASCAR is a big league sport, but it's still also country and redneck.
    -- Randy Moss

    #Sports #Country #Redneck

  • Rednecks' always made me nervous to play, but I'm glad I wrote it and I continue to play it. It's just that the language is so rough.
    -- Randy Newman

    #Redneck #Play #Language

  • It's partly the Southernization of America, in that the Southern working-class version of redneck is becoming the national version, and it's good-natured, it has humor and, in some ways, it's a performance.
    -- Robert Charles Wilson

    #Redneck #Class #America

  • People actually were worried that I was going to get stereotyped as a monster after Freddy, but my God, I got stereotyped as white trash for years, the best friend for years, the redneck for years, the nerd for years and let me tell's better to be a monster than to be a nerd.
    -- Robert Englund

    #Redneck #Years #White

  • I'm learning to hunt with rifles, because if you think about it, hunting gets you the healthiest meat - organic, free-range food. It's a totally yuppie spin on what I thought was kind of a redneck occupation.
    -- Sarah Wayne Callies

    #Redneck #Thinking #Hunting

  • I don’t know any redneck that’s not into fun. That’s their middle name: Red-Fun-Neck.
    -- Si Robertson

    #Fun #Redneck #Names

  • The atmosphere is so tense, if Elvis walked in, with a portion of chips... you could hear the vinegar sizzle on them.
    -- Sid Waddell

    #Redneck #Atmosphere #Vinegar

  • The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence.
    -- Stanley Crouch

    #Redneck #Southern #Violence

  • We're Americans. I don't consider us to be evil, I just don't think we know any better. We're a really young culture. We're hillbillies, and the rest of the world sees us that way. I travel all over the world, and probably the only worse rednecks than us are the Australians. And they're an even younger country.
    -- Steve Earle

    #Country #Redneck #Thinking

  • Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
    -- Tanya Tucker

    #Redneck #Influence #Bigs

  • I kinda like Florida. It's hot as hell, but we moved to Tallahassee, which is so close to Georgia. It really wasn't Florida the way people think of Florida. It wasn't south Florida. But you could still easily drive to Panama City Beach and get a little bit of Redneck Riviera if you want that. Get some airbrushed T-shirts on, and you're done.
    -- Tony Hale

    #Beach #Redneck #Thinking

  • My mom listened to the Beatles and Elvis, a lot of different types of music.
    -- Travis Barker

    #Mom #Redneck #Different

  • People look at you, and they've got just the perfect little box for you, the perfect category. Call you a redneck. Call you a hillbilly. Like those were insults.
    -- Travis Tritt

    #Redneck #Perfect #People

  • Unfortunately we just toured the East and West coasts so we didn't run into any rednecks.
    -- Ville Valo

    #Running #Redneck #West

  • I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He's the biggest. He's like an Elvis in this business, but no, he's never been the rebel.
    -- Waylon Jennings

    #Respect #Redneck #Rebel

  • When I first met Elvis, we had so much in common and became fast friends.
    -- Wayne Newton

    #Redneck #Firsts #Common

  • Redneck law: Must have a gun. Must shoot it regularly.
    -- Willie Robertson

    #Redneck #Gun #Law

  • Larry the Cable Guy has signed a deal with Cracker Barrel. Not the store. He signed a deal with a barrel full of angry rednecks.
    -- Andy Kindler

    #Redneck #Guy #Crackers

  • Most of us had never seen a sober redneck before, and we have the Reagan Landslide to testify that none of us ever wants to see one again. It was a horrifying apparition. And ever since Jimmy Carter, all of us rednecks have had to be very careful to be drunk rednecks lest we turn into some kind of awful creature with big buck teeth and a State Department full of human-rights yahoos.
    -- P. J. O'Rourke

    #Redneck #Rights #Drunk

  • We live in the country. I'm a redneck. No, ha-ha. I live in L.A. County, but more in the hills. Not in the fancy kind! Trust me; whatever you do you do not want to come to my neighborhood!
    -- Atticus Shaffer

    #Country #Redneck #Want

  • If I were scared of rednecks, I would've moved on a long time ago. That's not a fear I struggle with.
    -- Mike Cooley

    #Struggle #Redneck #Long

  • I'm against gun control. It's not that I like guns, it's just that allowing Americans to have guns will increase the chances that a bunch of rednecks will blow each other's heads off.
    -- Bobcat Goldthwait

    #Redneck #Blow #Gun

  • I like to say, in Hollywood, you can't make a redneck movie without me. That doesn't happen. You better not do it.
    -- David Koechner

    #Redneck #Hollywood #Happens

  • The Republican base is now made up of religious and neoconservative ideologues, and the uneducated white underclass with a token person of color or two up front on TV to obscure the all-white, all reactionary all backward — there-is-no-global-warming — rube reality. Actual conservatives, let alone the educated classes, have long since fled.
    -- Frank Schaeffer

    #Religious #Redneck #Reality