Delta Blues Famous Quotes & Sayings

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14 Delta Blues Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Delta Blues Sayings By Robbie Robertson: I am fascinated by the places that music comes from, like fife-and-drum blues from southern I am fascinated by the places that music comes from, like fife-and-drum blues from southern Mississippi or Cajun music out of Lafayette, Louisiana, shape-note singing, old harp singing from the mountains - I love that stuff. It's like the beginning of rock and roll: something comes down from the hills, and something comes up from the delta. — Robbie Robertson
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Delta Blues Sayings By N.D. Wilson: What is the world? What is it for? It is an art. It is the What is the world? What is it for?
It is an art. It is the best of all possible art, a finite picture of the infinite. Assess it like prose, like poetry, like architecture, sculpture, painting, dance, delta blues, opera, tragedy, comedy, romance, epic. Assess it like you would a Faberge egg, like a gunfight, like a musical, like a snowflake, like a death, a birth, a triumph, a love story, a tornado, a smile, a heartbreak, a sweater, a hunger pain, a desire, a fufillment, a desert, a waterfall, a song, a race, a frog, a play, a song, a marriage, a consummation, a thirst quenched.
Assess it like that. And when you're done, find an ant and have him assess the cathedrals of Europe. — N.D. Wilson
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Delta Blues Sayings By Ian Gillan: After my early days of being a passionate young Elvis fan, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, After my early days of being a passionate young Elvis fan, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, etc. I got interested in Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald. Then I got turned on to the blues. I realized how important it was to our music in England at the time. Everyone was into the blues. Then you start looking at the different kinds of blues, and you follow the journey backwards from Chicago to earlier times back down to the Delta to the Memphis Blues. — Ian Gillan
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Delta Blues Sayings By Jack Nicholson: The blues and jazz will live forever ... So will the Delta and the Big The blues and jazz will live forever ... So will the Delta and the Big Easy. — Jack Nicholson
Delta Blues Sayings By Mark Knopfler: My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues. — Mark Knopfler
Delta Blues Sayings By Bill Mallonee: I tend to prefer the band thing. I think playing solo is good for about I tend to prefer the band thing. I think playing solo is good for about 45 minutes. I remember when I was on my solo tour that I got a chance to play with Martin Stephenson of the Daintees. He's now refashioned himself as almost a delta blues guitar player and he's got all the technique, all the persona and the charisma on stage. I think I do too, but I'm more of a first position strummer guy with a little bit of filigree work. I could listen to him for hours; I could listen to myself playing solo for about half an hour! — Bill Mallonee
Delta Blues Sayings By Mose Allison: I don't remember any impression [from blues].The blues was just everywhere in the Mississippi Delta. I don't remember any impression [from blues].The blues was just everywhere in the Mississippi Delta. It was mostly black sharecroppers living there, and there was a lot of blues around. Sometimes the guys would sing the blues in the fields, working. — Mose Allison
Delta Blues Sayings By Robert Plant: Since I was a kid, I've had an absolute obsession with particular kinds of American Since I was a kid, I've had an absolute obsession with particular kinds of American music. Mississippi Delta blues of the Thirties, Chicago blues of the Fifties, West Coast music of the mid-Sixties - but I'd never really touched on dark Americana. — Robert Plant
Delta Blues Sayings By Travis Tritt: A little bit South you've got Macon, Georgia - home of the Allman Brothers, the A little bit South you've got Macon, Georgia - home of the Allman Brothers, the Marshall Tucker Band and Capricorn Records. And off to west you've got Delta blues. Sprinkle Southern gospel over the top of that, and you're talking about where I came from. I loved all of that music. — Travis Tritt
Delta Blues Sayings By Tim Cahill: It was Muddy Waters who took the Delta blues north to Chicago, electrified the sound, It was Muddy Waters who took the Delta blues north to Chicago, electrified the sound, and changed the course of popular music as we know it. That's pretty much the judgment of history, and it is mine as well. — Tim Cahill
Delta Blues Sayings By K.W. Peery: Beware of the hound He's never been tamed Like cursive writing With a long last Beware of the hound He's never been tamed Like cursive writing With a long last name Always hungry Scratchin' at fleas Beware of the dog Wont'cha please Beware of the cat He's a little neurotic Like a moonshine high On antibiotics Always climbing In an old oak tree Beware of the cat Wont'cha please Beware of the snake He's a little greasy Like Delta Blues Or the Ole Big Easy Always crawlin' Ain't got no knees Beware of the snake Wont'cha please Beware of the rabbit He's always listenin' Like a nosey neighbor Or a normal Christian Always eager Ill at ease Beware of the rabbit Wont'cha please Beware of the man Born too rich Like the Bubonic plague He's a son of a bitch Always selling Filled with greed Beware of the man Wont'cha please — K.W. Peery
Delta Blues Sayings By Tim Cahill: The blues style - moody or rollicking or boastful or bashful - developed in the The blues style - moody or rollicking or boastful or bashful - developed in the Delta around 1900 and was, for a time, exclusively African-American. That isn't the case anymore. — Tim Cahill
Delta Blues Sayings By David Edwards: The delta blues is a low-down, dirty shame blues. It's a sad, big wide sound, 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. — David Edwards
Delta Blues Sayings By Jimmy Page: The idea of a hypnotic riff as the prime mover of a piece of music The idea of a hypnotic riff as the prime mover of a piece of music has been around for a long time, whether you're talking about the Delta blues or music from Middle Eastern and African cultures. — Jimmy Page