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Ryan Adams: "I'm not a star to myself. I just make records"

Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 19 September 2001

THE YOUNG BOB DYLAN once said that the only way for an aspiring songwriter to develop was to write 10 songs every day, then throw nine of them away. If Ryan Adams read that quote, it struck a noisy chord.

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