“It’s like the guy who asked me, “Who are you going to please with that?” I said, “myself.” I was going to please me. And I don’t mean that as a selfish thing. I’d ask the writer, “Do you mind if I change up a couple of things here and there?” And he’d say “no.”

— Glen Campbell, responding to questions about his personal interpretations of songs. 1936-2017, Goodbye in 2017, singer, musician