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Letter "B" » blues
«I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie [Ray Vaughan] missed on both counts, but I never noticed.»
«Holly: The blues are because you're getting fat and maybe it's been raining too long, you're just sad that's all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid and you don't know what you're afraid of.»
«I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.»
«It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.»
«In 1908 Handy didn't know anything about the blues and he doesn't know anything about jazz and stomps to this day. I myself figured out the peculiar form of mathematics and harmonies that was strange to all the world but me.»
Author: Jelly Roll Morton
, come in handy
, to this day
«Go ahead and play the blues if it'll make you happy.»
«Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel»
«I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It's amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.»
«Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.»
Author: Dale Carnegie
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«I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.»