Tag Archives: blues

Monday Morning Blues

"Lightnin' Hopkins and a pentatonic scale
Some things under heaven are just cooler 'n hell"
            ----Ray Wylie Hubbard,"Cooler'n Hell"

4 ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

“He said, “Drifter can ya make folks cry when you play and sing?
Have you paid your dues, can you moan the blues?
Can you bend them, guitar strings?”
He said, “Boy can you make folks feel what you feel inside?”

—-David Allan Coe, “The Ride”

Hurricane Season 2016

“If love is an ocean where all the rivers end
Blues must be the feelin’ while you’re waitin’ for the wind”
    —Joe Ely, Gulf Coast Blues

You Can’t Cheat!

“Get your ass in the van; play some blues and hit the road.

This ain’t American idol. There ain’t no deals being made at the Crossroads!”

—Albert Castiglia,