10+ Ruth Brown quotes


Ruth Brown Quotes
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Name: Ruth Brown Find on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: AmericanFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Musician
Born: 30-Jan-1928 

When I got through, Duke Ellington stood up and started the applause.

But of course it’s different now, the blues is no longer blues, it’s green now.

I sang on Church Street, every place that had a stage.

I thought the best thing you were supposed to do was find somebody and try to sound like them.

I was trying to do Billie Holiday, because she was the voice to be heard at that time.

If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.

There are stories that people don’t want to talk about that brought this music through.

There was a time we decided that it was songs that were done especially from my background because of the things we were dealing with, but nowadays, anybody who has a need, and can find the need, they can sing the blues.

When I saw all of the people I have known all these years, when we got together, it was scary because B.B King and I lived in the same place in Nevada.

We are trying to prove that the blues lives on forever and anybody in this place can sing the blues.
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.

Unfortunately, the young generation, who I believe have their own place in the sun like I had mine; but I wish it was possible there were other ways to have them understand this music was here before they came, and the reason that it was here.


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