I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll
I think the blues will always be around. People need it.
I'm not good enough to be playin' much acoustic guitar onstage. Man, you gotta get so right; I mean, the tones, the feel, the sound. Plus, acoustic blues guitar is just that much harder on the fingers.
I just hope I'm remembered as a good blues musician.
Everybody was tellin' me that I had to do something different, and I kind of agreed that I did need to vary it a little bit. I still love some rock 'n' roll too.
When I was about 12, I knew I wanted to be a musician. The blues had so much emotion and so much feeling; if you don't have that, you're not going to be good at it.
I think about legacy a lot, hopefully at the end of the day they say I was a good bluesman. That's all I want.
I really appreciate when someone can blow me away with live acoustic blues
Little Walter I would've liked to have played with
My mother played piano so we always had music around the house
Derek Trucks is a real good new artist. He's a young guy.
The best artists are gone now.
I started playing ukulele first for 2 years from age 9 to 11 and got my first guitar and got inspired by blues I heard on the radio that turned me on and I started learning myself
There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find, it wasn't just one or two people. My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland
The Rock'n'Blues Fest is my kind of festival series! It's always great playing shows with my brother and, add to that, all the other great artists and their bands and this should make for one historic round of concerts.
I think it will always be around it just takes one person to make people aware of the blues.
When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.
When I got old enough to go to night clubs to hear that music at the age of 15.
I love playing guitar. It's the only thing I've ever really been great at,
Every now and then I know it's kinda hard to tell,
but I'm still alive and well.
I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12
I like playin' for an audience the best, though, I think
Oh, I love to play on the road. I really love it
T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around.
The blues was so big in the late '60s that it kinda wore itself out, and people weren't diggin' the blues as much.
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