Luther Allison Quotes


32 Luther Allison quotes:



"And I can do the rock clubs if I have to."
"Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues."
"Buddy Guy finally got a break and made it. And Buddy Guy deserves it."
"But I did that, and I created another blues scene, another something I can sing about."
"But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio, so how could I be popular?"
"But let's face it, I still have to look at my self and look at the things I've done down the stretch."
"But my big thing was always the blues."
"But there was not a job that could say that Luther Allison didn't do his job."
"But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour."
"Coming from the cotton plantation, the southern regions, I was brought up with real nice kids, mannered kids, who would go to church on Sunday."
"I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me, because I play the blues."
"I focused on how these people became how they were."
"I had the qualifications, but I was not chosen."
"I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect."
"I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company."
"I mean, look how many musicians have come through and played beside me, and I'm workin' and they're not."
"I think I'm the most positive guy still going in my generation, and I'm out there to prove that."
"I want people to recognize Luther Allison when I play."
"I want to play in a place people want to hear me."
"I went from a champion... it became very hard in the beginning, because I gave up everything in the States, to take this chance."



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