Facts about Brownie McGhee

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Brownie McGhee was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between November 30, 1915 and February 16, 1996. He/she became 80 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Brownie.

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Famous quotes by Brownie McGhee (16)


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"My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else"
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"Logically, when you talkin' about folk music and blues, you find out it's music of just plain people"
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"I was playing with steel picks on a steel guitar, and there was no amplification needed"
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"I don't sit here and dream because I don't care about the future. I wouldn't take nothin' for my past and I've got enough behind me that I can write forever"
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"From then on in, me and Sonny started makin' records. My first records, Sonny was backin' me up. Sonny wasn't singin' natural at the time; he was singin' falsetto"
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"When I was hitch-hiking, people had to follow me, 'cause I didn't stay long"
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"When somebody blazes a path to a highway that never end, you should appreciate 'em some"
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"There's a lot of good musicians who are unheard of. Get it down before they pass away"
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"That's what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.'"
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"I got Sonny up to Harlem, and we started street playin' in New York. We did that for three or four years and survived. We brought it back to the streets again"
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"Anywhere I'm wanted, I'll go. I've got to be wanted, though"
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"Something is better than nothing. Doin' anything for a man, there's investments involved, there's time and production. It's better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat"
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"Long made it possible for me to get on records, so what little money he did take from me, if any at all, he was entitled to it. He didn't take something from me"
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"I only write about what I do, what happens to me"
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"Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody else and call themselves a folk singer. When they didn't know no more songs, they'd run out of them"
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"I met Sonny after (Blind Boy) Fuller died, and me and Sonny played in the streets like everybody else"


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