Alberta Hunter Quotes

8 Alberta Hunter quotes:

"I'm not living the blues; I'm just singing for the women who think they can't speak out. Can't a man alive mistreat me, 'cause I know who I am."
Author: Hunter Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Maybe if I knew music I couldn't do what I am doing."
"Until they put that sand and dirt in my face I will not sit in church all day."
"Put your faith in God and confidence in yourself."
"I would sing softly, and if the people at the next table would want to hear what I was doing, they'd have to call me over and give me a tip."
"None of them going to treat me bad, honey, I'm too strict for that."
"The musicians that didn't know music could play the best blues. I know that I don't want no musicians who know all about music playin' for me."
"Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed."
Author: Hunter Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Spirit Quotes

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