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" AC/DC is a prime example of taking that blues rock thing and just living in that world. They only really move the furniture around a little on each album, but it still works. "
" After I exhausted the blues thing, I got into jazz. "
" After 'The Blues Brothers,' I wanted to do a good musical number with real dancers and shoot it correctly. "
" A good plate of sushi after an opening helps to soothe that post-opening blues - especially since you feel like raw meat yourself. "
" A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin', and that's the blues. "
" A jazz tune, melody, or composition is usually based on either a traditional twelve-bar, eight-bar, or four-bar blues chorus or on the thirty-two-bar chorus of the American popular song. "
" All the blues greats took chances and developed their own style. They didn't copy. "
" All the classic jazz players all sang and a lot of 'em sang blues. "
" A lot of what I listened to growing up was blues, but also folk and indie music. So there's this marriage of songs that structurally are quite bluesy. Sound-wise, there's a lot of indie as well. But you can't really say I'm pop-blues, because that's insulting to blues. It just can't exist. "
" 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. "
" Another thing to do with the blues is how they were recorded. They were done on the quick, and some of that stuff was made on wire, not even tape, let alone digital. "
" Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help. "
" Any nobody from the folk blues world could avoid being influenced by Woody Guthrie, who is actually of Scottish-Irish ancestry. "
" Are you really into pop? Are you really into old country? Blues? If you're not honest about your influences, then things don't sound as real as they can be. They're not as sharp a cheddar cheese as they can be. And I'm trying to be the sharpest cheddar I can be. "
" As a comedian, you're kind of like a blues musician; you have to live a little bit. "
" As a youngster, my parents made me aware that all that was from the African Diaspora belonged to me. So I came in with Caribbean music, African music, Latin music, gospel music and blues. "
" As far as I'm concerned, blues and jazz are the great American contributions to music. "
" As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before. "
" 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 ain't never going anywhere. It can get slow, but it ain't going nowhere. "
" Blues and jazz are such a root to music. "
" 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 became rock, rock became soul, and all of it was colorblind. "
" Blues is a big part of rock and roll. The best rock and roll got its birth in the blues. You hear it in Little Richard and Chuck Berry. "
" 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. "
Big Bill Broonzy
" Blues is a tonic for whatever ails you. I could play the blues and then not be blue anymore. "
B. B. King
" Blues is a very physical music. "
" Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel. "
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