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Music Quotes

We keep a database of awesome hand-picked quotes from a variety of authors, musicians, and key people about music, soul, jazz, musicianship, guitars and all things music! Every order you receive from our shop, find a fun new music quote on the bottom of your packing slip! Below are some of our favorites.

Hearing the blues changed my life
- Van Morrison
And now we need a pound of fat-back drums...
- King Curtis
Hi, the Muddy shirt arrived today, very nice one! I'm glad that it worked out well and I won't hesitate to order again or recommend your store to friends.
- Andreas G., Basel, Switzerland
I just like the blues better than rock n roll.
- Johnny Winter
She had rings on her fingers and bells on her shoes, and I knew without askin' she was into the blues.
- Grateful Dead, Scarlet Begonias
Look man, all I am is a trumpet player
- Miles Davis
I says go on girl don't sing them blues to me, Because I'm sweet as any man can be
- Pink Anderson
We decided to change the whole thing around and call it Gypsy Sun and Rainbows. For short, it's nothin' but a Band of Gypsys
- Jimi Hendrix
Matter of fact, I put hands on my first electric guitar November 10th, 1960, at three o'clock that Saturday afternoon.
- Gregg Allman
Curtis Loew was the finest picker to ever play the blues
- Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Ballad of Curtis Lowe
I was playing soft while Bobby sang the blues.
- Janis Joplin, "Me and Bobby McGee"
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
- Keith Richards
And don't forget New Orleans, the home of the blues
- James Brown, Night Train
I'm gonna show you how to play the blues, you just sit here and watch me
- Howlin' Wolf
Listen to the blues they're playin', listen to what the blues are sayin...
- Willie Nelson, Night Life
I used to listen to [Sonny Boy Williamson] a lot when I was a kid.
- Levon Helm, The Band
Nobody gets out of this place without singin' the blues.
- Albert Collins
For short it's nothing but a band of gypsies.
- Jimi Hendrix
You are raw soul.
- Jim Stewart, founder, Stax Records
The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is hello, goodbye.
- Jimi Hendrix