I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll
I think the blues will always be around. People need 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 just hope I'm remembered as a good blues musician.
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 think it will always be around it just takes one person to make people aware of the blues.
Every now and then I know it's kinda hard to tell,
but I'm still alive and well.
When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.
The best artists are gone now.
My mother played piano so we always had music around the house
I really appreciate when someone can blow me away with live acoustic blues
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.
Little Walter I would've liked to have played with
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.
Derek Trucks is a real good new artist. He's a young guy.
Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off the plane and I couldn't write my name or hold my hand up.
I love playing guitar. It's the only thing I've ever really been great at.
I like playin' for an audience the best, though, I think
When I got old enough to go to night clubs to hear that music at the age of 15.
The blues was so big in the late '60s that it kinda wore itself out, and people weren't diggin' the blues as much.
Oh, I love to play on the road. I really love it
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.
I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12
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.
T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around.
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