“A lot of singers think all they have to do is exercise their tonsils to get ahead.They refuse to look for new ideas and new outlets, so they fall by the wayside… I’m going to try to find out the new ideas before the others do.”
“I know I’m no glamour girl, and it’s not easy for me to get up in front of a crowd of people. It used to bother me a lot, but now I’ve got it figured out that God gave me this talent to use, so I just stand there and sing.”
“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”
“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.”
It isn’t where you came from, its where you’re going that counts”.
“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”