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But what I like to sing mostly is blues and cabaret style.

Don't waste your time away thinkin' 'bout yesterday's blues.

Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music.

Every time the guys were knocked out by my guitar playing and the girls were knocked out by the type of songs I did. That set us apart from the average blues band.

Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me. I can't say if my finest hour is yet to come, you want to make a dent in this world, well I do anyway.

Go ahead and play the blues if it'll make you happy.

God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?

He's written some great songs. I thought that "Blues Man" was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute.

Hearing the blues changed my life.

Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired.

Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory. One episode after another was part of a cumulative experience shared by the audience.

I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music.

I am very excited to be here in Wales and look forward to putting on the Cardiff Blues shirt.

I been in the blues all my life. I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.

I didn't want to go out and change anything. I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background, which was rock and blues and hip-hop.

I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me, because I play the blues.

I don't wanta do any Blues or any sad songs.

I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground.

I go out with my band six months of the year and the rest of them with the Blues Brothers.

I got to see all these incredible blues players, like Jimmy Reed.


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