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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.

Got them yesterday and they’re perfect! Super high quality - I appreciate it. Totally agree with them needing to be a set. They were some of the greats! You’ll be getting more of my money!
- Grant H., Warrenton, VA
I want you to bury my body, out on Highway 61
- Mississippi Fred McDowell
I hope they don't mistake us for one of those Rock and Roll bands.
- Mick Jagger
My father didn’t never pick no cotton and I didn’t wake up this morning sad and start playing the blues. There's more to it than that.
- Miles Davis
We played four nights at the Fillmore West, where we opened for B.B. King and Buddy Guy.
- Gregg Allman
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
Howard just pointed with his gun and said, 'That way, down Highway 61'
- Bob Dylan
If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'
- John Lennon
I found my calling in the back bin of a dark, dusty record store…
- Dave Grohl
We played some blues, let me tell you...
- Butch Trucks
The note is only twenty percent. The attitude of the motherfuc*er who plays it is eighty percent.
- Miles Davis
And now we need a pound of fat-back drums...
- King Curtis
Hearing the blues changed my life
- Van Morrison
See, everybody say they don't like the blues. But you wrong.
- Howlin' Wolf
Nobody gets out of this place without singin' the blues.
- Albert Collins
I'm sorry that the world didn't know me for 40 years.
- Muddy Waters
I think in this country we keep returning to blues and country because they're our two indigenous musical forms.
- Jim Morrison, The Doors
Everyone talks about rock these days... the problem is they forget about the roll.
- Keith Richards
I just wanted to play blues – that's it.
- Van Morrison
I sold the last horse that we had. Made about fifteen dollars for him, gave my grandmother $7.50, I kept $7.50 and paid about $2.50 for that guitar. It was a Stella.
- Muddy Waters