Charles (Charlie) Rich (December 14, 1932 – July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer and musician. His eclectic style of music was often hard to classify in a single genre, encompassing the rockabilly, jazz, blues, country, and gospel genres. Enjoy Charlie Rich’s best quotes below.
“At first I didn’t dig country.”
“I think a guy who’s had just the right amount of booze can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober.”
“I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I didn’t really appreciate country music until I went there.”
“As a matter of fact, we put it down because we wanted to be jazz pickers.”