Actually, I have another record I made with them in 1976, but I've had such a bad experience with record companies, because I keep my head so much in music and not in business.
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Originally, I wanted to be a composer. I always tell people, 'I think of myself as a composer.'
I would like to play for audiences who are not using my music to stimulate their sex organs
You don't have to worry about being a number one, number two, or number three. Numbers don't have anything to do with placement. Numbers only have something to do with repetition.
I had a really good time in New Orleans, although I had some very tragic times in Baton Rouge. Some guys beat me up and threw my horn away. 'Cause I had a beard, then, and long hair like the Beatles.
I'm interested in music, not in my image. If someone plays something fantastic, that I could never have thought of, it makes me happy to know it exists.
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Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.