Your muse ain’t singin’ on your MTV? Can’t even see him on your HD TV?
I never liked blues and I really didn’t like jazz. I liked Chuck Berry.
In blues, classical and jazz, you get more revered with age.
When you are through with the blues, you’ve got nothing to rest on.
When there’s music in your soul, there’s soul in your music.
The music plays . . . and your sense of reality is heightened to a dream.
Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues.
Musically, he was like an old man in a boy’s skin.
White folks hear the blues come out, but they don’t know how it got there.
As a comedian, you’re kind of like a blues musician; you have to live a little bit.
In the blues, it just takes so long for us to get recognized.