Alberta Hunter Quotes

 

Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.

— Alberta Hunter

Put your faith in God and confidence in yourself.

— Alberta Hunter

Until they put that sand and dirt in my face I will not sit in church all day.

— Alberta Hunter

None of them going to treat me bad, honey, I’m too strict for that.

— Alberta Hunter

The musicians that didn’t know music could play the best blues. I know that I don’t want no musicians who know all about music playin’ for me.

— Alberta Hunter

Maybe if I knew music I couldn’t do what I am doing.

— Alberta Hunter

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