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Born: 1916-01-12
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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As long as Pete and Joe are there, it's gonna be jumping.

Tags: Gonna, Joe, Jumping

I had listened to Joe Turner. When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him.

Tags: Behind, Book, Him

It was my first time in Kansas City. In about two or three days I had a gig at a place called The Monroe Inn.

Tags: Days, Place, Time

My family was a Christian family. But I had to get to Kansas to play the blues.

Tags: Blues, Christian, Family

We didn't let a night go by that we didn't play.

Tags: Night

We had an old Victrola with the old bulldog they used to have there. The horn would come out.

Tags: Horn, Old, Used

I was listening to all those lyrics and trying to take in everything that was happening. I was completely excited. It was one of the greatest times that I had listening to music.

Tags: Greatest, Music, Trying

They had the music being piped right out on the street. I'd be three or four blocks from there and I couldn't get there fast enough because I'd hear old Joe holler them words.

Tags: Enough, Music, Words

We used to play the Savoy Ballroom, and we always had a boogie tune in the set. Bands like Tommy Dorsey used to do a little boogie woogie. The big bands.

Tags: Bands, Big, Used

Being recognised on the street in New York is pretty surreal.

Tags: Pretty, Street, York

I love dressing up, though I have to hide my rubbish hair in a hat.

Tags: Hair, Love, Though

I'd hate to be really beautiful on telly and then have everyone go, 'It's all make-up and lighting.'

Tags: Beautiful, Everyone, Hate

I'm a massive shopper. Topshop, Urban Outfitters - I'm pretty at home on the high street.

Tags: High, Home, Pretty

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