Johnny Winter Quotes

Quotes : 23

English

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I started playing ukulele first for 2 years from age 9 to 11 and got my first guitar and got inspired by blues I heard on the radio that turned me on and I started learning myself.

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Everybody was tellin' me that I had to do something different, and I kind of agreed that I did need to vary it a little bit. I still love some rock 'n' roll too.

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Oh, I love to play on the road. I really love it.

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My mother played piano so we always had music around the house.

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Little Walter I would've liked to have played with.

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Jimi was always at The Scene when he was in New York and we played many times together. He was just everywhere - he went out and jammed everywhere he was.

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I'm not good enough to be playin' much acoustic guitar onstage. Man, you gotta get so right

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The best artists are gone now.

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I think it will always be around it just takes one person to make people aware of the blues.

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The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record.

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I really appreciate when someone can blow me away with live acoustic blues.

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I never really got to know Jimi as a person.

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I like playin' for an audience the best, though, I think.

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I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll.

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I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12.

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Derek Trucks is a real good new artist. He's a young guy.

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I think the blues will always be around. People need it.

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There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find, it wasn't just one or two people. My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland.

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Well, one of the best things is workin' with Muddy.

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When I got old enough to go to night clubs to hear that music at the age of 15.

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When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.

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Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off the plane and I couldn't write my name or hold my hand up.

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T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around.

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