” I moved back to Tennessee in ’86 or ’87. That’s when I worked with the Carter Family because I really wanted to understand my roots. “


” I do feel I’m responsible to carrying on the music. That’s what I was charged with as a kid. When I was a little girl, I was told, ‘When we are gone’ – when you’re a kid, you never think they’ll ever be gone – ‘you have to keep the music alive, the Carter Family songs, and add your own songs. “


” I’m really about my family and really proud of being a Carter. “


” I was thinking about it: so many of my stories are about my family life, not about being related to a lot of famous people. That’s my grandma, that’s my mama, my daddy, my aunt, my uncle, my stepdaddy. I’d probably tell them even if they weren’t well known. “


” I’ve always had wanderlust to try and do different things, but I always return to the music of the Carter family. “


” There are no rules when it comes to songwriting, so I’d turn Carter family songs from the 1930s into pop songs. “



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