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The blues is nothing but a story… The verses which are sung in the blues is a true story, what people are doing… what they…
You never learn everything on that guitar neck.
You could play the blues like it was a lonesome thing – it was a feeling.
I’d probably sit around the house and get lonesome if I didn’t have something to do.
I watched my daddy play that guitar, and whenever I could, I would pick it up and strum on it.
You don’t have to play a whole lot of guitar to be a good blues player. Some people plays too much guitar. Stack it on…
When I was running ’round in America, about 30 years old, I didn’t want no woman. I knowed I could make enough money to take…
I used to play too with a boy who played a saxophone. We didn’t play no blues, we’d play a lot of love songs –…
I ain’t learn everything yet at 95. But I got good fingers, that’s one thing, I got good fingers. If it weren’t for them fingers…
I played with so many musicians and some of the musicians would have something I want. I steal a lot of them, and I mash…
I didn’t come out until 5 or 6 o’clock in the evening. Sleep all day, sleep and cook and eat, stay in the house. That…
When I was young, I was everywhere.
When I started to recording, I gave the name of Honeyboy, but my people only knew me by Honey.
My father had slowed down playing a little… I was ’round 10 or 12 years old. Every time he put his guitar down, I pick…
I was 22 years old when I met Robert Johnson. I was there the night he was poisoned.
I used to be a drinker but I found out how bad it was and I let it alone.
I should have been dead 50, 60 years ago. God just wasn’t ready for me. Because I used to raise hell and drink. I’ve had…
I seen a lot of changes. You got to make changes. I even make changes in my blues.
I left home when I was 17 with Joe Williams.
I drive every day. I like to gamble.
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