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.
When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.
Well, one of the best things is workin' with Muddy.
The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record.
The best artists are gone now.
T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around.
Oh, I love to play on the road. I really love it.
No, I wasn't doin' any heroin when I was with Muddy.
Little Walter I would've liked to have played with.
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.
I'm not good enough to be playin' much acoustic guitar onstage. Man, you gotta get so right I mean, the tones, the feel, the sound. Plus, acoustic blues guitar is just that much harder on the fingers.
I think the blues will always be around. People need it.
I think it will always be around it just takes one person to make people aware of the blues.
I never really got to know Jimi as a person.
I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll.
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.
Derek Trucks is a real good new artist. He's a young guy.
The most profound, tangible influence in my life has been my wife, Monique. I don't know that I would even be alive were it not for her, and I certainly would not be the person that I am today.
My favorite songs are those that are most deeply personal and emotional for me, and they include the love songs that I've written for Monique.
That's kind of the weird thing that M. Night Shyamalan has sort of unleashed upon the world is this need for every movie to have these ridiculous endings.
I get very driven by certain themes and ideas.
I actually did use to sell shoes.
Coppola has problems getting financing, so why should I not have problems getting financing.
Long before winter came the chances had been diminished owing to the repeated delays in the advance that were caused by bad roads, and mud.
Storage is important. Whether it's cushions you only use outside in the summer, or blankets that only come out in the winter, you've always got to think of where to store them.