Facts about Luther Allison

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Luther Allison was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between August 17, 1939 and August 12, 1997.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 29 quotes who is written / told by Luther.

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Famous quotes by Luther Allison (29)


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"Well, I've had to deal with everything in my life... leavin' the family, learnin' what not and what to do"
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"We played the same thing in Europe we played in the States"
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"I want to play in a place people want to hear me"
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"But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio, so how could I be popular?"
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"Buddy Guy finally got a break and made it. And Buddy Guy deserves it"
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"So I cut out all the drinkin' and hangin' out and stuff like that early on"
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"I mean, look how many musicians have come through and played beside me, and I'm workin' and they're not"
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"I had the qualifications, but I was not chosen"
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"But my big thing was always the blues"
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"Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues"
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"What I want to do, is play music for somebody who believe in me"
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"The blues is the foundation, and it's got to carry the top. The other part of the scene, the rock 'n' roll and the jazz, are the walls of the blues"
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"Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit"
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"In the blues, it just takes so long for us to get recognized"
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"I focused on how these people became how they were"
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"But I did that, and I created another blues scene, another something I can sing about"
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"Well, I first started going to Europe in the late '70s"
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"I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect"
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"But let's face it, I still have to look at my self and look at the things I've done down the stretch"
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"In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side"
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"I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison, and my name's getting out there more, thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records and at my management company"
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"I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me, because I play the blues"
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"And I can do the rock clubs if I have to"
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"I've been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday"
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"I want people to recognize Luther Allison when I play"
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"When I got to Chicago I had to find my way"
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"I think I'm the most positive guy still going in my generation, and I'm out there to prove that"
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"But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour"
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"But there was not a job that could say that Luther Allison didn't do his job"


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