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In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side.

Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit.

So I cut out all the drinkin' and hangin' out and stuff like that early on.

The blues is the foundation, and it's got to carry the top. The other part of the scene, the rock 'n' roll and the jazz, are the walls of the blues.

We played the same thing in Europe we played in the States.

Well, I first started going to Europe in the late '70s.

Well, I've had to deal with everything in my life... leavin' the family, learnin' what not and what to do.

What I want to do, is play music for somebody who believe in me.

When I got to Chicago I had to find my way.

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