Gary Clark, Jr. Quotes
Gary Clark Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American musician from Austin, Texas. Dubbed 'The Chosen One', Clark has shared the stage with many legends of rock and roll, including Eric Clapton, B. B. King and the Rolling Stones. He is best known for his fusion of blues, rock and soul music with elements of hip hop. Clark's musical trademarks are his distorted guitar sound, heavy use of improvisation and his silky smooth vocal style.
Read more about this author on Wikipedia
When I got my first guitar, I played along with everything I heard that had guitar in it, like the Ramones, Nirvana and Sublime, as well as whatever hip-hop and R&B; stuff was on the radio.
The blues is the foundation for a lot of things. Things have branched off. Its cool how music grows, but the foundation is always there. Its not going anywhere. The blues is always going to be relevant.
My mom always told me I should have a Plan B. I said that if I'm not going to play guitar I'm going to play drums. And if I'm not going to play drums, I'm going to play bass. I always just wanted to play music. I was completely obsessed.
There's nothing like a music festival. People are ready to have a good time. I don't think anyone comes to a festival going, 'I'm gonna be a complete bummer today.'
I've been called 'musically schizophrenic,' and some people think that's a cool thing.
I am the type of artist where you can't tell me anything. I have always been that way. I am right. I don't need any input.