Dennis Quaid Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut With 'Friends'

Dennis Quaid Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut With 'Friends'

Check out Dennis Quaid making his Grand Ole Opry debut with a performance of his new song called ‘Friends.’

The song reveals the value of friendship, individuality, and acceptance. And it is universally relatable. Dennis Quaid shares a bit about what inspired him to write ‘Friends.’

“I wrote it the week after the riots. I was there in Los Angeles watching and I was just so saddened by it, having grown up as a kid in the ’60s. The riots were happening and the civil rights movement. There was a lot going on then, but it seemed like even with the strife that was going on, there was still a dialogue that was happening,” he shared.

“There were still people and faces to go with identification of those movements in that dialogue. Now days it doesn’t matter who you are, black or white or whatever, where are those people that are the voices of where we’re trying to go for all of us? And so, I just came home one night, sat down on the bed and it just spilled out in about 20 minutes.”

Dennis Quaid recorded the song in Los Angeles at NightBird Studios. “Underneath the Sunset Marquis Hotel in LA, there’s a studio down there and I just produced it myself. I took my guitar player Jamie. We rehearsed it a lot and then we went in and that’s one take. It’s very raw. There’s nothing added to it,” he said. “It’s two guitars and a vocal and so I think I might go in and re-record it as well for a radio version…I’m really excited about that and I think it could take on a life of its own.”

It’s great to see Dennis Quaid trying his hand at the country music scene, and we hope you enjoyed listening to his new song ‘Friends.’

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