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I guess music, particularly the blues, is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised itself into being both legal and beneficial to society.

I had a problem with cops pulling me over all the time for speeding. When I was doing Hill Street Blues, the cops said how much they loved the show as they were writing me up; meanwhile my insurance went through the roof.

I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues. But I never admitted it to myself. I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason for it ever becoming possible to do so.

I had listened to Joe Turner. When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him.

I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.

I have a gajillion headbands - yellows, pinks, reds, blues. I'm obsessed.

I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect.

I have heartaches, I have blues. No matter what you got, the blues is there. 'Cause that's all I know - the blues. And I can sing the blues so deep until you can have this room full of money and I can give you the blues.

I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll.

I know some people will be surprised to hear it, but I've found that my music, whether its blues or rock, or whatever you want to call it, can be channeled into a positive direction that actually helps people.

I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin. It's very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece.

I like blues but it is music I am too ignorant to understand.

I like the blues a lot. I grew up on it.

I like to listen the blues and some classical.

I like to play guitar, jam out, play the blues, go watch movies. I love movies.

I listened to classical guitar and Spanish guitar, as well as jazz guitar players, rock and roll and blues. All of it. I did the same thing with my voice.

I love good rock'n'roll, blues and jazz, gospel, and a little reggae.

I love Ruth Brown, not just her singing, but Ruth Brown has more girl power than anyone, because she fought hard against people who ripped her off and then helped other artists through the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

I really appreciate when someone can blow me away with live acoustic blues.


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