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Oct 4

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.

- Maya Angelou

There is no balance. There is no balance. There is family and then there’s everything else, and that’ s how it’s got to be. My whole family they inspire me. And when this is all done and the people aren’t buying the records anymore and the autograph hunters don’t care, that’s all I’m gonna have.

- Michael Buble on finding balance

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.

- Maxwell Maltz

Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

- George Carlin

Jul 7

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

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Elizabeth Stone



Jul 3

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

- George Bernard Shaw

I wanna show that gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll are all just really one thing. Those are the American music and that is the American culture.

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Etta James

[BlackMusicMonth]

I’d like to be remembered as a premier singer of songs, not just a popular act of a given period.

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Luther Vandross

[BlackMusicMonth]

The music that I make is built on layers upon layers of musical ideas. I want to keep it fun and fresh to where listeners won’t get everything from just one listen. They can go back to it months, weeks, or even years later and hear something that they didn’t ever hear before. That’s what it’s all about.

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Big Boi

[BlackMusicMonth]

You gotta know when it’s time to hang up. But when I finally go, let me go out on stage, my perfect ending. Don’t let me go when I’m sick or asleep. Let me be in motion.

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Bobby Womack

R.I.P. to yet another soul king

#BlackMusicMonth

Critics don’t buy records. They get ‘em free

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Nat King Cole

[BlackMusicMonth]

I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds

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Dizzy Gillespie

[BlackMusicMonth]

They follow the pattern of the wind you see, cause they got no place to be

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Michael Jackson

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R.I.P.

[BlackMusicMonth]

Nothing left, he stole the heart beating from my chest.
I tried to call the cops, that type of thief they can’t arrest.

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Lauryn Hill (The Fugees)

[BlackMusicMonth]

I know what I’ve done for music, but don’t call me a legend. Just call me Miles Davis.

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Miles Davis

[BlackMusicMonth]