"Music-wise, I guess more of the influence came from my dad. He didn’t want me not to be a musician, but he definitely wanted me to stay in school."
Buddy has dedicated his recent years to giving back to the blues and keeping the genre alive, something he promised the late Muddy Waters he would do.
"‘Mom, I’m gonna come back, and I’m gonna make so much money working in University of Chicago that I’m gonna drive a polka dot Cadillac.’"
"My goal is to let the younger generation really see what the blues has been and what it can be. To keep the music popular and create a resurgence, the blues needs the young people." - Keith Dixon Nelson
"We’ve already recorded albums that are going to be released very soon. The records are already done and in the can."
"I love doing what I do; performing, being in the studio. It gives me a lot of joy, probably the most in my life. That’s why I’ve been doing it so long."