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John Lee Hooker Quotes

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I am a happy man. I’ve had a good life.  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I just get an idea and then all of a sudden I’ve got a song  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I don’t do nothing I don’t want to do  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I’ve got enough money to live me two lifetimes so I don’t have to do nothing I don’t want to.  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) All my life I been doin’ what people tell me to do. Now, I’m telling them  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) People like Howlin’ Wolf, bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, john Lee Hooker, nina Simone, captain Beefheart - all of these artists were what I grew up listening to every day of my life. and there’s a very healthy music scene in the west country of England, where I grew up  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I’m John Lee Hooker in the sense that he was a blues man and he played blues his whole life. I’m a rock guy and I’m going to play rock music my whole life  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I used to listen to country and western and blues, John Lee Hooker, spirituals, the Bluegrass Boys, and Eddie Arnold. There was a radio station that come on everyday with country, spirituals, and the blues  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) We are here to pay our dues to the natural facts  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I like the small clubs  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) Oh, I still like to play and I still play when I want to  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I hitchhiked, took trucks ‘n’ trains - anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an’ split again  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I remember back in Detroit, I used to go to the Apex Bar every night after I got off work. The bartender there used to call me Boom Boom. I don’t know why, but he did  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) In my career, people in the record business have been rockin’ in the same ol’ boat. They all crooks - I’ll say it clear and loud - especially the big ones  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) 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  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) 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  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) John Lee Hooker became a friend of mine and I love all of his work. He was truly an icon. He lived the life. I miss him  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I’m even afraid to lay down with you at night, because when you go to bed at night, mean woman, you got an ice pick in your hand.  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I went on to Cincinnati. I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights. I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) They wasn’t gonna give you nothin’. I didn’t care as long as they let me play my music. Cash on the spot... You cheat me and I’m gonna get me some money, too.  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) But I don’t want to do no big tours or go out on the road  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) Ive always loved the blues, John Lee Hooker, Janis Joplin, Hendrix  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) My style is all to myself  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) Groups are corporations now. They have pension plans. Musicians have saw the daylight  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I am a happy man. I’ve had a good life  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I don’t do nothing I don’t want to do  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) It don’t take me no three days to record no album  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) No matter what you got, the blues is there  (John Lee Hooker Quotes) I don’t do nothin’ I don’t want to do  (John Lee Hooker Quotes)
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