Quotations by B. B. King

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Born: Wednesday, September 16, 1925
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.
- B. B. King

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

Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Brother, College, Jazz, Learning, Play, School)

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Learning)

The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Family, People, May)

The way I feel today, as long as my health is good and I can handle myself well and people still come to my concerts, still buy my CDs, I'll keep playing until I feel like I can't.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Health, People, Today)

We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Care, Idols, Play)







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