Quotes by Benjamin Booker

Benjamin Booker

American singer, songwriter and guitarist

Alive from: 1989-

Category: Music | Writers (Contemporary)

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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
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    Even when I interviewed bands, it was about asking them about writing songs, so it was more for me than anybody else.
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    Folk-punk artists like This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb or Paul Baribeau were popular in the Florida punk community. I saw people early on combine roots music with more aggressive music.
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    I've been making music since I was 14, but for a while, I was afraid to perform.
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    I've grown up on gospel and blues music, and now it's a huge part of who I am.
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    In 2012, I started writing songs - not for the world to hear, but for certain people I needed to talk to. My family, we were not big communicators. I had a hard time talking to people in general.
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    Music helped me to get out of a rough period in my life when I really struggled to see any future for myself and was terrified about what was happening to the people around me.
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    My grandfather learned to swim in the Navy by getting thrown off a boat into the ocean. He had to learn fast. And I think I learn pretty well under pressure.
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    My sister is an opera singer. I grew up going to her recitals. This whole time, I'm like, 'She's the singer. I'm just strumming along and yelling.'
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    New Orleans style is funky - it's just as experimental as the city. There aren't any rules. If you want to wear a polka-dot shirt and some crazy pants, you can get away with it there.
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    The time after college and before music was really rough. I couldn't afford food. I was eating bread and butter for five months. Living in New Orleans, I couldn't afford to take care of myself. I had no health insurance.
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    There are a lot of really good skills you get from doing journalism - it completely changed my world and how I interact with other people.
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