Guitar Shorty Quotes
I was playing for Guitar Slim at the time, but I got the name from a guy out of Florida by the name of Dewey Richardson. He was a promoter. He gave me the name. He asked me to carry that name and he said it would give me good luck. I think he was right. He said that a lot of promoters and record companies will ask me to change it. But stick to it, he said. And that's what I did. And I'm still happy with it after all these years.
Well, Ray was my idol, for his singing and the way he played piano. I looked up to him like he was my pop, too, because I was a kid at the time. He used to love to hear me sing 'Sweet Little Angel'. That was a song he'd always come onstage on.
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