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    I pulled the Johnny character from the Jamaican Johnny Too Bad thing.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: character  bad 
     
    I liked the Beatles because there was so much melody.
    — Robert Cray
    Tell me a boat full of lawyers just sank.
    — Robert Cray
    Normally when we go in and write the songs we write, we think about doing a cover, but never a covers record. That would be, for us, a concept. We don't want to have a concept!
    — Robert Cray
    tags: song  write 
     
    I just want people to see what I deem as a war for no reason, but only for greed.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: people  greed  war 
     
    In order to play jazz, you have to be able to play the blues.
    — Robert Cray
    Blues for me is having things not go your way - life, love, job, money, ... It is not about the oppression of my ancestors, who were trying to get back at the overseers. Blues is different for my generation.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: job  oppression  money 
     
    I cook Italian, Thai and Vietnamese, I've always liked to cook.
    — Robert Cray
    Around midnight I heard them shout unfaithful one and I knew right then the axe was gonna fall. It's because of me.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: right 
     
    All the blues greats took chances and developed their own style. They didn't copy.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: chance 
     
    I don't see how anybody cannot be political in this day and age. There's so much going on and you have to be aware and you have to vote. Our lives are political.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: live  age  political 
     
    Muddy Waters was, like, the king! He had a lot of adopted sons and daughters. I was just happy to be one of them.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: water  son  daughter 
     
    I realized I was tired of singing about trees and flowers. I wanted to sing about real life. From then on, nobody could tell me anything was better than blues.
    — Robert Cray
    tags: real  flowers 
     
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