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I feel like the blues is actually some kind of documentary of the past and the present - and something to give people inspiration for the future.
The whole of life itself expresses the blues.
That's why I always say the blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling and understanding. The blues can be about anything pertaining to the facts of life. The blues call on God as much as a spiritual song do.
The world has made everything else and still it can't make peace.
And the reason it can't make peace is because of the evil, ignorance and stupidity. I have songs that explain these facts. And that's the blues.
People have been brainwashed into believing that it's got to be down or it wouldn't be blues. But it's not so. It's got to be a fact or it wouldn't be blues.
According to Biblical history and all of the history of the world, the blues was built in man from the beginning. The first thing that came out of man is the blues because, according to the Scriptures, when God made man, man was lonesome and blue.
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) was a beautiful guy, a straight guy.
.. (but) he was always raising hell one way or another, so you never could tell if he was drunk or sober.
Mose Allison is a beautiful musician.
I don't want you to cook my bread, I don't want you to make my bed.
I don't want you to because I'm sad and blue, I just want to make love to you.
Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.
The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits.
It's better keeping the roots alive, because it means better fruits from now on. The blues are the roots of all American music. As long as American music survives, so will the blues.
A bad rendition of you is better than a good rendition of somebody else.
I hadn't been exposed to music except in church.
They used to have me singing a solo when I was five years old.