There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
B. B. King
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.
Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
He has Van Gogh's ear for music.