Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
More Quotes from Lou Rawls:I might have lived long enough to learn all this in the long haul, but I would have been just another soul taking up time and space for a long spell before I learned.
So when I cut my first live album, I did the same thing on the at bum and became my little rap thing. My first Grammy nomination.
A lyric has to mean something to me, something that has happened to me.
I was working in little joints where the stage would be behind the bar. So you were standing right over the cash register and the crushed ice machine.
I've gone the full spectrum - from gospel to blues to jazz to soul to pop - and the public has accepted what I've done through it all. I think it means I've been doing something right at the right time.
Write Your Name Across My Heart.
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