Bonnie Raitt Quotes

Bonnie Raitt Quotes: AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' is the greatest meshing of vocal, guitar, and content I've ever heard. That's what I aspire to.
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Bonnie Raitt Quote: With the new ways of getting music out, you don't need a label if you're a legacy artist.
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Quotes about Bonnie Raitt: The great thing about the arts, and especially popular music, is that it really does cut across genres and races and classes.
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Quote about Bonnie Raitt: I'm sure I would have been considered a more significant artist if I was a singer-songwriter. It's just not the way I roll. I love being a curator and a musicologist. People write me letters and thank me for turning them on to Fred McDowell and Sippie Wallace, and that's partly my job this time around.
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Bonnie Raitt Sayings: I don't need any drug to show me Heaven And I sure know how to spend plenty of time cleaning Hell But I'm missin' that feeling of falling.
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Bonnie Raitt Saying: I'm not that beautiful, and I don't want to be a pop star.
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Sayings about Bonnie Raitt: I didn't have to be a pop singer with a certain look. When I started, there was really a revolution in natural artists with blues and folk artists crossing over; otherwise, I wouldn't have been able to get started.
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Saying about Bonnie Raitt: Thank God for Occupy and thank God for 'The Daily Show,' Colbert and the rising up that's going on around the world.
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Bonnie Raitt Quotes: The anti-nuke movement has important and far-reaching implications for grassroots organizing. It can unite kids and musicians, everybody, whether they're leftist or rightist, or radical, or Republican, because energy is energy. But in fact, it is a real political struggle - it shows people that it's big business against the people.
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Bonnie Raitt Quote: I was offered to take over for Reba in 'Annie Get Your Gun,' but it wasn't where I wanted to be. I think my fans would be upset if I confined my shows to one city for a long period of time.
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Quotes about Bonnie Raitt: Elvis might have compromised his musical style a bit towards the end, but that doesn't mean that artists from the rock n' roll/folk-roots culture - of which he was not really a part - shouldn't get better as they get older, like the great jazz or blues artists.
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Quote about Bonnie Raitt: I think my fans will follow me into our combined old age. Real musicians and real fans stay together for a long, long time.
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Bonnie Raitt Sayings: Jazz and blues fests are everywhere now, and Americana is going strong on college radio. What I'm hearing is an appreciation of real music.
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Bonnie Raitt Saying: I finally learned to accept that I can't make radio play blues any more than I could get Reagan out of the White House.
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Sayings about Bonnie Raitt: I'm honored when young people say they've gone to school on slide guitar with my records. But people get their influence from my live shows and records and YouTube, not me personally. I walk around with a hat on. People don't know it's me.
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Saying about Bonnie Raitt: Quakers are known for wanting to give back. Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice - those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don't.
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