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Born: 1944-06-08
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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There's a whole lot of songs that men just can't do. The words are from another time and represent too much of an emotional commitment, whereas women can say that because of who they are.

Tags: Men, Time, Women

This is a cause that musicians can take to heart because one of our main reasons for being is to share our music with other people, and this takes us to people who probably wouldn't otherwise get to hear music on quite this level.

Tags: Heart, Music, Musicians

A lot of what I have always done is do other singers.

Tags: Done, Singers

As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano.

Tags: Far, Love, Used

I am not a jazz singer. I wouldn't place myself on that footing. I wouldn't even enter that arena.

Tags: Jazz, Place, Singer

I feel fortunate that I was able to step away from it when I wasn't interested.

Tags: Able, Away, Step

I love all kinds of music.

Tags: Kinds, Love, Music

I love working with the quartet. I have more freedom and flexibility.

Tags: Freedom, Love, Working

I really just followed my musical instincts every step of my life.

Tags: Life, Musical, Step

I think that it can be said of a lot of artists, and myself included, that we made the same record over and over from the beginning.

Tags: Artists, Beginning, Said

I think the women - Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu - are doing new conceptual things and using their voices to create new American music.

Tags: American, Music, Women

I was a guitar player first off.

Tags: Guitar, Off, Player

I would say that I'm finding my voice in more ways than one.

Tags: Finding, Voice, Ways

I'm easily distracted by other things in the world around me.

Tags: Distracted, Easily

I'm not a jazz singer.

Tags: Jazz, Singer

My earliest influences were things I heard in my household.

Tags: Heard, Household, Influences

My first love was the sound of guitar.

Tags: Guitar, Love, Sound

My parents were music lovers and collectors. It was around.

Tags: Lovers, Music, Parents

My songwriting and my style became more complex as I listened, learned, borrowed and stole and put my music together.

Tags: Learned, Music, Together

The short answer is, yes, I think I have become a better singer.

Tags: Become, Short, Singer
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There is not a lot that keeps me glued to the radio as I used to be.

Tags: Keeps, Radio, Used

As a guitar player, you can gravitate to the blues because you can play it easily. It's not a style that's difficult to pick up. It's purely emotive and dead easy to get a start with.

Tags: Difficult, Guitar, Start

From the time I moved to San Francisco in 1967 to play with the Steve Miller Band, there was a lot of support in the music community for one cause or another, but this one was special because it was put on by people who understood where musicians' hearts are.

Tags: Music, Special, Time

I felt that, in retrospect, there was a time in the late Seventies, after I had a string of hits and successes, as a performer and a recording artist, that I wasn't saying anything.

Tags: After, Saying, Time

I listened to classical guitar and Spanish guitar, as well as jazz guitar players, rock and roll and blues. All of it. I did the same thing with my voice.

Tags: Guitar, Rock, Voice

I'm still trying to re-create a Ray Charles concert that I heard when I was fifteen years old, and all my nerve endings were fried and transformed, and electricity shot through me.

Tags: Heard, Old, Trying

Quite frankly, I've always listened to the black side of the radio dial. Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was a lot of live music around.

Tags: Black, Music, Quite

E.Biscom is an Internet company that is diversified, not a diversified company that is trying out the Internet.

Tags: Company, Internet, Trying

There are literally tens of thousands of very good content providers in the world that don't distribute their content through TV channels.

Tags: Content, Good, Tv

We will make La Perla a great international brand for beauty and feminine luxury.

Tags: Beauty, Feminine, Great

Babelgum has no ties to individual content owners and distributors, and as a result our editorial strategy is primarily 'user-centric.' That strategy ensures the platform satisfies the needs of a potentially infinite number of niche audiences around the world.

Tags: Individual, Needs, Result

By validating and aggregating the best material from a wide range of independent and mainstream content owners, Babelgum aims to encourage common interest communities that are not well served by traditional television.

Tags: Best, Common, Interest

I don't want to be known as a serial entrepreneur. I like doing one thing at a time and making sure that gets my full attention until it's well established. I enjoy the initial years of a company because they are the most dynamic, and that is when I can give the best of myself.

Tags: Best, Give, Time

Technological transformations give you the chance to set up new and ambitious ventures. That's what I did with FastWeb and that is what we are doing with Babelgum. This is much more than TV because we are making the content available all across the world and you have an open platform with freedom of choice.

Tags: Chance, Freedom, Give

We realized that Elite has the potential to really add value to a company like La Perla, due to its relationship to the fashion business, links to music, to entertainment, all of this tends to point more and more to the luxury consumer. The fashion world is one where Italy has clear excellence. I see the potential with it very clearly.

Tags: Business, Fashion, Music