Who told you I was a musician?
The only thing that interests me is history - reviewing the past and making something out of it.
I extract what I consider the best material from different sources. But often the material I perform comes from a very strange location in history, which are minstrel shows.
I've got a very behind-the-scenes personality. I don't know how I became a performer. I like to stay discreet, out of the public eye, very low-key.
What I do and what I record only work for the moment.
It can even be a single note which defines the entire song.
The silence between the notes is the good part for me. I find that to be a very important part of music that is often lacking.
The blues ain't nothing but a good man feelin' bad.
I think of these things as obstacles rather than opportunities, because if they were opportunities it means I actually took the business of doing them seriously. To take myself too seriously is the gentle kiss of death.
I'm sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart.
Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.
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