Sam Myers - between the 1950's and the 2000's

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, page 86:

That's where your blues starts. Basically, it's when you don't have something you need, or it's something that could be handled in a way that you could still have it and still be blue.

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A really great blues song has certain things about it. [...] Anything can turn to blues . It just goes with the flow of the facts of life.

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A good example of a great blues musician who could bring out that kind of emotion would be one of the world's greatest as he is known today. He's a guitarist and he's recognized. The person that I'm speaking about is known to be …   more >>

cite as

Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 86. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432635100697 accessed: 16 May, 2022

Listeners

Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician
1936-2006

Listening to

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Blues performed by Bobby “Blue” Bland, B.B. King

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1950's and the 2000's

Notes

Sam Myers talks about the emotional background of blues.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 26 May 2015 11:11:40 +0100
Approved on Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:41:01 +0100