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Blues Quotes


These are some of the best 'Blues' quotations and sayings.

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A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin', and that's the blues.

A lot of people relate me to the blues but I don't think it's a hindrance at this point. I've been doing it long enough that I can do different things and be accepted.

After I exhausted the blues thing, I got into jazz.

All the classic jazz players all sang and a lot of 'em sang blues.

And as I started reaching deeper I realized that most of the blues of that day was done by men. Women just didn't have the nerve.

Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.

As a guitar player, you can gravitate to the blues because you can play it easily. It's not a style that's difficult to pick up. It's purely emotive and dead easy to get a start with.

As far as I'm concerned, blues and jazz are the great American contributions to music.

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.

Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues.

Blues and jazz pulled me away from what was left of my family.

Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.

Blues is a natural fact, is something that a fellow lives. If you don't live it you don't have it. Young people have forgotten to cry the blues. Now they talk and get lawyers and things.

Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.

Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.

Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was. I'm always meeting people on the road that are really young, and are guitar players. male and female.

But between sets I'd sneak over to the black places to hear blues musicians. It got to the point where I was making my living at white clubs and having my fun at the other places.

But I did that, and I created another blues scene, another something I can sing about.

But my big thing was always the blues.

But of course it's different now, the blues is no longer blues, it's green now.


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