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Apollo Records signed me for my gospel ability.
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As you grow older, you learn to understand life a little better.
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But we didn't have the financial structure, like the right attorneys, the right managers, the right accountants, and we were going against the grain of what black entertainers is supposed to do.
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He knows what He's doing, and sometimes we project what we can't see, but only God knows what's going to happen, and He knows the best. For all of us.
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Here I am, a Black artist rebelling against the record company and the great writers. They punished me for that!
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I didn't do the marching down the streets, jumping in front of the lines and holding hands... that wasn't me.
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I didn't need to borrow money from the record company, because if I had my own publishing company, and I had my own writers, I'd have enough to get and do whatever I wanted to do.
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I didn't need to depend on the record company to publish my records.
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I don't need to make a fortune, I need to survive.
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I learned a great deal from Atlantic. Atlantic taught me how to walk in this life of music, it taught me how to fall and how to get myself back up.
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I need to pay my bills, which we all have bills, and I need to do the things that I'm doing and keep doing what I'm doing.
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I regret to this day, sometimes, that my children didn't get to be as famous and as popular... but God always knows best.
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I should have my own publishing companies.
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I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check, a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!
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I want to be a soul singer.
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I was signed to MGM. I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
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I'm still amazed people remembered and didn't give up on me.
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If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move.
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It was a special record at a special moment in my life that I'll always cherish.
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Leonard Chess passed, and that was the end of the Chess label for that time.
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My manager was Buddy Glee, who put me together with Mike Curb, and was basically the idea to bring some soul to the label and bring something different to the label besides the Hank Williams situation.
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Sometimes its controversy, but we all have our choices that we make.
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That was my choice at that time, and I still say Nixon was a great president. A very beautiful and wise man.
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The deals that were made for Black artists at that time were not the deals that were made for white artists.
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The secret was to just be cool, stay in God's graces, and work it out.
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This is what was happening at that time... me already being a minister, all I needed was a little push in that direction and that woud've brought greater attention to what we were doing.
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We had some problems - my children were kidnapped during that time, and it just changed my whole way of thinking, from being in show business and everything else.
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We started the publicity, we started moving in the same direction with them, and then the devil came in and just turned that right around.
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We were grooving, at that point, in the same direction, but remember, Roy Hamilton and myself were going into a path and a direction that had no programming.
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We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all through the South, because we were living in an era where the South was changing.
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You gotta do it with class and integrity. If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud.
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Solomon Burke and Joss Stone performing live at Cool Jazz Fest in Parque Marechal Carmona

2010-07-29

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