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Billie Holiday's burned voice
had as many shadows as lights,
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To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamin ...
Summertime and the living is easy,
Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high.
I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years. If you can, then it a ...
You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be workin ...
In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell f ...
If you think dope is for kicks and for thrills, you're out of your mind. There are more kicks to be had in a good case of paralyti ...
Mama may have, papa may have,
But God bless the child that's got his own!
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaf and blood at the root
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It's about learning your craft. That's a wonderful thing--especially with today's consumerism and instant gratification. You can't ...
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