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Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was.
by Mick Taylor

Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was.
I'm always meeting people on the road that are really young,
and are guitar players.
male and female.
- Mick Taylor

I certainly want to get back to the U.S.
to play.
It's such a big country.
I've always liked playing there, and enjoyed living there.
I lived in New York, LA, and Florida.
- Mick Taylor

I never advise anyone to sacrifice something else because of music,
but then I don't see why they would have to anyway.
- Mick Taylor

I don't know why, but I never felt I was gonna stay with the Stones forever,
even right from the beginning.
- Mick Taylor

 

Maybe if I go far enough back into my ancestry,
I have African roots or something.
I've got no idea.
- Mick Taylor

If it wasn't for Mick, the group would've fallen apart a long time ago.
- Mick Taylor

The Beatles and The Stones were basically inspired
by American Rhythm and Blues.
- Mick Taylor

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I do remember actually learning chords to Beatles songs.
I thought they were great songwriters.
- Mick Taylor

It's sometimes impossible to fit in all the music we want to fit in,
in an hour and 45 minute show.
- Mick Taylor

I do to keep things sounding fresh.
Sometimes just changing the running order of the show is a good idea.
- Mick Taylor

What I've always lacked is a really strong band to back me up.
- Mick Taylor

I was very influenced by Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix,
both of whom I had the pleasure of playing with and becoming friends with.
- Mick Taylor

I had to learn chord shapes.
I bought books with chord charts.
I used to listen to all kinds of pop music.
- Mick Taylor

I've written lots of songs on the piano.
My mother had a piano and it was the first instrument I played.
- Mick Taylor

The most important thing is to follow your instinct
and get involved with some friends who have similar
tastes and aspirations and like music as much as you do.
- Mick Taylor

It's frustrating actually, the time involved in getting
something released these days.
My new CD has actually been finished for a year.
It's only now that it's being released.
- Mick Taylor

Altamont...
I remember all of that.
That was an awful day.
- Mick Taylor

I've never stopped learning.
- Mick Taylor

It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting,
my singing and the band that I have.
- Mick Taylor

I play the piano a lot at home.
I write songs on the piano and guitar.
I would like to actually play piano on stage.
I don't think I'll get the chance for a while.
- Mick Taylor

These days there's so much technology and ways you can learn.
There are videos and CD roms.
- Mick Taylor

I have a really good band, and just returned from a
short tour in California.
It hasn't always gone that well.
- Mick Taylor

The Stones are a different kind of group.
I realized that when I joined them.
It's not really so much their musical ability,
it's just they have a certain kind of style and attitude which is unique.
- Mick Taylor

The Blues scene now is international.
In the '50s it was purely something that you would hear in black clubs,
played by black musicians, especially in America.
But from the '60s onwards it changed.
- Mick Taylor

The Stones don't really need to do it for money,
so they must get some kind of pleasure out of it.
They're not like a group that's disbanded and gone
away and made a comeback.
They've always been there.
- Mick Taylor

It's not rubbish to say that I was a bit peeved about
not getting credit for a couple of songs,
but that wasn't the whole reason.
I guess I just felt like I had enough.
I decided to leave and start a group with Jack Bruce.
- Mick Taylor

I didn't think of myself as a lead player,
especially when we did live shows, because me and Keith
used to switch around all the time.
He'd take a lead, I'd play rhythm.
Sometimes even within one song.
It wasn't strict and regimented.
- Mick Taylor

If you've been playing for a few years,
especially in a group context, you'll see if you have
the ability or the passion to want to carry on.
It's something that you have to be dedicated to and you've got to love,
no matter what happens.
- Mick Taylor

I suppose because I have a good ear,
I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear.
I still think that you have to have an ear for music
to really be able to feel and understand what you're playing.
You can learn by watching and listening to other people.
- Mick Taylor

I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional
would have been released immediately.
When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it,
it will become more popular.
- Mick Taylor

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

One thing the blues ain't, is funny.
- Stephen Stills

Johnny Winter is one of the best blues players in the world.
He's very underrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile.
He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music.
- Aaron Neville

To me, Sabbath was always JUSt a really heavy blues band.
That s all we were.
We just took those blues roots and made them heavier.
- Geezer Butler

So, maybe you don't see blues so much in Styx's music
but it is definitely part of Tommy's early music.
- James Young

My take on rap is driven by straightforward American southern rock and blues.
- Kid Rock

Don't waste your time away thinkin' 'bout yesterday's blues.
- Jon Bon Jovi

Our repertoire consisted of rhythm and blues,
sort of country rhythm and blues, Sonny Terry things.
- Ray Davies

Nobody can tell you how the blues feel unless they have the blues.
We all take it differently.
- Otis Rush

The blues is losing someone you love and not having
enough money to immerse yourself in drink.
- Henry Rollins

The British feel of blues has been hard,
rather than emotional.
Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words,
far too little originality.
- Alexis Korner

Lorne finally said, Do the Blues Brothers thing.
The response was amazing.
People went nuts.
- Steve Cropper

What makes my approach special is that I do different things.
I do jazz, blues, country music and so forth.
I do them all, like a good utility man.
- Ray Charles

I not only played and sang blues, but I also had to
toss the piano around a bit to amuse the patrons.
- Hope Emerson

I had listened to Joe Turner.
When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him.
- Jay McShann

I been in the blues all my life.
I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.
- Muddy Waters

I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance,
the opportunity or maybe the respect.
- Luther Allison

The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter...
and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record.
- Johnny Winter

I am very excited to be here in Wales and look forward
to putting on the Cardiff Blues shirt.
- Jonah Lomu

They don't bother too much with the balance and things on blues records.
- Maurice Gibb

Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year.
The Band consists of four members.
- Peter Tork

I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me,
because I play the blues.
- Luther Allison

I'm not a big blues fan, but I don't know anyone who doesn't dig B.B.
King.
- Maurice Gibb

Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory.
One episode after another was part of a cumulative
experience shared by the audience.
- Steven Bochco

The only time it dominates is during a solo,
or when we play a low blues and I put figures in behind Eric's vocals.
There's never any real problem fitting guitar and organ together.
- Alan Price

The old Fleetwood Mac was much better;
they did some beautiful and,
to my mind, very authentic blues.
Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe,
but after I left, it was over.
- Christine McVie

I think the blues is fine for blues players,
but free blues has never made much sense to me.
- Derek Bailey

I still like to play the blues more than anything else.
- Christine McVie

The blues tells a story in itself.
It can make you happy or give you a feeling to swing.
- Jimmy Rushing

Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit,
yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

In the blues, it just takes so long for us to get recognized.
- Luther Allison

I think it was that we were really seasoned musicians.
We had serious roots that spanned different cultures,
obviously the blues.
- Jimmy Page

There were times I thought I was going to turn to the blues,
but then I'd hear better blues players.
- Stephen Stills

Them pains, when blues pains grab you,
you'll sing the blues right.
- Otis Rush

It was so much fun to do, play the blues and then play
a Monkees' set on the same night.
- Peter Tork

When I began my career, I was constantly referred to
as the kid who could play the blues.
- Jonny Lang

Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with
an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired.
- Steven Bochco

If I'm going to do blues, it's going to be a typical Jimmy Rushing record.
- Jimmy Rushing

I was considered as a jazz man rather than as a blues player.
There were no blues players-you played one sort of
jazz of another sort of jazz.
- Alexis Korner

Everybody thinks I'm, like, a bad boy.
I've had my day, but I just sit at home and play the blues mostly.
- Brad Renfro


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