Otis Rush Quotes


I picked all the tunes before I went to Memphis and the band was all set. Willie Mitchell is an arranger like I am and he let me do what I had to do.

I didn't know Albert back then - I just learned to play that way. He and I were the only guys that played left-handed. Then left-handed people came from every direction.

Them pains when blues pains grab you you'll sing the blues right.

A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin' and that's the blues.

Nobody can tell you how the blues feel unless they have the blues. We all take it differently.

I'll sit around and play my guitar; that's how I write tunes.

I used to just sign papers and not pay no attention to what I'm signing.

Oh I was working occasionally in and out of New York.