"Louie Bluie" quotes
About the obscure country-blues musician and idiosyncratic visual artist Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong, member of the last known black string band in America.
Director: Terry Zwigoff
Released: 10 Oct 1985
Awards: 2 nominations
00:16Didn't matter what the instrumentation was
00:20We couldn't play the blues you know for the white people
00:34Well the first string bands that I uh came in contact with
00:36And my brother Roland played a homemade bass my dad made out...
00:13You see a lot of people think that pornography
00:12Now there's the man Death He's the biggest pimp of all...
00:31Well anyway that's what we call steatopygic
00:13I'm doing with my life every morning that I get up
00:09Preacher's a regular legalized pimp
00:25I'm not ashamed to tell anybody my age
00:36I'd hate to wake up anywhere and see that
00:13A lot of people didn't care too much aboutJesus 'cause he...
00:12But the sad part you see my poor ol' mother was sittin' back...
00:37The woodpecker flew to the schoolhouse yard
00:22And you know during that time there was a whole lot of black...
00:07Cried screamed like a wildcat
00:35There were different ethnic groups here in this part of...
00:08Women fell for the dude head over heels
00:33This man This man here
00:37I been exposed to music all my life
00:36I met this young lady in 1932
00:08He was so greedy after women