Quotes by John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. The son of a sharecropper, he rose to prominence performing an electric guitar-style adaptation of Delta blues.

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Quote by John Lee Hooker

Like you and your woman ain't gettin' along and you're in love. You can't sleep at nights. Your mind is on her - on whatever. You know, that's the blues. You can't hug that money at night. You can't kiss it.

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The one thing the blues don't get is the backing and pushing of TV and radio like a lot of this garbage you hears. They choke stuff down people's throat so they got no choice but to listen to it.

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I do benefits. I do them all the time. There's so many people out there that needs help that I can't say I won't help them.

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I don't think about time. You're here when you're here. I think about today, staying in tune.

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I am a happy man. I've had a good life.

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