Curiosity provoked me to lay a lot of our country stuff on our predominantly black audience and some of our black audience began whispering "who is that black hillbilly at the Cosmo?"
They're drinkin' home brew from a wooden cup. The folks were dancin' there got all shook up.
Rock is my child and my grandfather.
I'm a millionaire, but I cut the grass. And each time I cut it, it's my grass. And that is satisfying.
You're doing a great job, kid. I'm the one screwing up.
I grew up thinking art was pictures until I got into music and found I was an artist and didn't paint.
My music is simple stuff. Anybody can sit down, look at a set of symbols and produce sounds the music represents.
It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest. Chuck Berr
Music is an important part of our culture and record stores play a vital part in keeping the power of music alive
Julio had a great run with Atlanta. He loves Bobby Cox, loved playing with the Braves. They gave him an opportunity no one else would.
Looking hard for a drive in, searching for a corner cafe, where the hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day,
Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather.
You don't just go to the studio and say, 'I'm going to write a hit.' It becomes a hit when people like your compositions.
Hopefully, it's going to make this project happen much sooner than we had expected before.
The gateway to freedom...was somewhere close to New Orleans where most Africans were sorted through and sold. I had driven through New Orleans on tour and I'd been told my great grandfather had lived way back up in the woods among the evergreens in a log cabin. I revived the era with a song about a
Hail, hail rock and roll / Deliver me from the days of old,
We are going to be obviously looking at all legislation to see how it impacts ... job creation and job retention. If we feel it's going to hurt those prospects, we'll be fighting to kill that legislation.
but your attitude doesn't.
A contract is an ask game, and if it asks for an hour, and I submit to an hour, then it's an hour. When I look at a contract, I look at the obligation - where, when, how long, the compensation. If I agree to it, that's the way it is. I have an obligation. They have an obligation.
Prejudice doesn't make me mad. It just - I guess 'pisses me off' is the word.
Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news.
Rock 'n' roll accepted me and paid me, even though I loved the big bands I went that way because I wanted a home of my own. I had a family. I had to raise them. Let's don't leave out the economics. No way.
Amendment 38 will undercut Colorado's representative government and the legislative process in a state that already is one of the easiest to initiate ballot measures. Colorado should instead focus on making statewide policy using measured committee review and legislative processes, while bolstering
Praise doesn't mean anything to me. I don't judge myself.
Describe Elvis Presley? He was the greatest who ever was, is or ever will be.
I would sing the blues if I had the blues.
They [black and white musicians] jived between each other. All were artists, playing foolish, having fights and making love as if the rest of the world had no racial problems whatsoever.
Back in the class room, open your books, keep up, the teacher don't know how mean she looks.
Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.
Don't let the same dog bite you twice.