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You could play the blues like it was a lonesome thing - it was a feeling. 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 all went through. It's not just a song, see? ---->>>

I used to be a drinker but I found out how bad it was and I let it alone. ---->>>

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 - 'Stardust', 'Blue Moon', 'Out Cold Again', 'Sophisticated Lady', 'Stars Fell On Alabama', a lot of different stuff. ---->>>

You play a 'lowdown dirty shame slow and lonesome, my mama dead, my papa across the sea I ain't dead but I'm just supposed to be' blues. You can take that same blues, make it uptempo, a shuffle blues, that's what rock n' roll did with it. So blues ain't going nowhere. Ain't goin' nowhere. ---->>>

The delta blues is a low-down, dirty shame blues. It's a sad, big wide sound, something to make you think about people who are dead or the women who left you. ---->>>

I don't care how famous a guitarist is, he ain't learned everything. There's always somewhere to go, something to mash up, but he ain't found it yet. You never learn everything on that guitar neck. ---->>>

The turnaround is when you have a solo in betwixt the verses. You stoppin' to have a solo. ---->>>

I was 22 years old when I met Robert Johnson. I was there the night he was poisoned. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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 all went through. It's not just a song, see? ---->>>

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 top of each other the way it don't - you're working too fast. Blues not supposed to be played fast. Blues supposed to be played slow. You could kill a man with just one chord. ---->>>

I drive every day. I like to gamble. ---->>>

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 my fun! ---->>>

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 it up. ---->>>

When I started to recording, I gave the name of Honeyboy, but my people only knew me by Honey. ---->>>

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 it up, I mash it up into my chords. ---->>>

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 care of myself, but I didn't want nobody to take care of. ---->>>

Blues ain't never going anywhere. It can get slow, but it ain't going nowhere. ---->>>

I knew BB King when he first started out. ---->>>

I left home when I was 17 with Joe Williams. ---->>>

I seen a lot of changes. You got to make changes. I even make changes in my blues. ---->>>

When I was young, I was everywhere. ---->>>

You could play the blues like it was a lonesome thing - it was a feeling. ---->>>

You never learn everything on that guitar neck. ---->>>

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 wouldn't be going now. ---->>>

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 sun is hot, anyway. It ain't right out there. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-28, 1915
Birthplace:
Die: 08-29, 2011
Occupation: Musician
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