I'm an interpreter of stories. When I perform it's like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.
I am an American citizen and feel I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen.
I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it.
People don't slip. Time catches up with them.
The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.
I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music.
Primarily I'm a meat man, although once in a while I toy with a few vegetables.
There's just one thing I can't figure out. My income tax!
Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.
Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work.
I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy.
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping.
For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death.
Get me well so I can get on television and tell people to stop smoking.
I'm proud of our court. It knocks back a lot of the propaganda the Communists put out about the way America treats her Negroes.
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