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Orvon Gene Autry
Countrysänger, Wildwestfilmer
Um eine Erklärung für seinen Erfolg gebeten, meinte Autry:
"Ich bin kein großartiger Schauspieler; auch kein großartiger Reiter und auch kein besonderer Sänger; aber was zum Teufel bedeutet meine Meinung, wenn fünfzig Millionen Leute denken,
ich sei gut." E-Moll Jones, Olaf Kraemer. Die Goldgräber von '90. Frankfurt am Main 1990
Blood, Sweat and Tears
David Clayton-Thomas, Steve Katz, Bobby Colomby, Jim Fielder, Fred Lipsius, Lew Soloff, Chuck Winfield, Jerry Hyman, Dick Halligan
"What goes up must come down
Spinning wheel got to go around"

Spinning Wheel (David Clayton-Thomas), Juli 1969
Johnny Cash
1932 Kingsland, Arkansas – 2003; Countrysinger and -writer
"I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die."
Folsom Prison Blues, 1955. Vergleiche: cash A. Augustinus: Die Bekenntnisse des heiligen Augustinus
"I don't wanna be laying in bed
When they pronounce me dead"

Smiling Bill McCall, 1960; vergleiche rogers Kenny Rogers
"Take it slow!
The pace is not what matters
It's the direction that you go."

I Call Him, 1959
"The only way that I can win is: take a fight and bet on him.
Lord I guess, I'm just the losing kind."

The Losing Kind, 1960
"Relief Is Just a Swallow Away"
Songtitel, 1960, vergleiche condon Eddie Condon und jordan Louis Jordan
Ray Charles
"I know that you know that I know
That you've got another man"

But On The Other Hand Baby (Ray Charles, Percy Mayfield)
Ray Charles, voc, Marty Paich, orch Hollywood, Calif. 13. & 14. Juni 1961

Zu diesem Thema siehe das Standardwerk der formalen epistemischen Logik:
hintikka Jaakko Hintikka: Knowledge and Belief: An Introduction to the Logic of the Two Notions
"Wohlstand bringt die Leute auseinander. Armut bindet sie zusammen." S.126
"Träume, wenn sie überhaupt was taugen, sind immer ein wenig verrückt." S.152
"Wenn Gott uns perfekt erschaffen hat, dann haben irgendwann im Laufe der Zeiten die Gene angefangen, alles zu vermasseln." S.234
charles Ray Charles, David Ritz. Ray Charles. What I Say. S.Andrä-Wördern, 1994
jonesAnfang
Eric Clapton
“Up until the time I was 25, if you didn't know who Robert Johnson was I wouldn't talk to you.”
ClaptonTed Gioia: Did Robert Johnson Sell His Soul to the Devil?
Freddy FenderFreddy FenderFreddy Fender
"I'd like to dedicate this song to my partner, soul-partner, Mister Doug Sahm, better known as Sir Douglas Quintet, from San Antonio, wherever you are, brother!"
Vorspann zum 1975 Remake "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights" von 1960. Der Remake hatte dasselbe Arrangement wie 1960 und schaffte es im August 1975 auf Platz #1 der Country-Charts.
Grandpa Jones
"I like this private ownership,
I wanna be left alone.
Let the government run his business
And let me run my own."

in "I'm No Communist"
 Janis Joplin
„Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.”

[(Be)schädige dich nicht selbst, du bist alles, was du hast.]
Janis Joplin (1943 – 1970)
This quote by Janis Joplin is understood to be a paraphrased version of an Joplin interview after the Royal Albert Hall Concert on 21 April 1969.

Louis Jordan
"What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk Again)?"
Songtitel 1942-45, vergleiche condon Eddie Condon und cash Johnny Cash
Kris Kristofferson
* 1936 Brownsville, Texas. Countrysinger und -writer
"Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose"
in "Me and Bobby McGee"
John Lennon
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
"Leben ist das, was passiert, während du eifrig dabei bist, andere Pläne zu machen."
Aus: "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" auf dem Album "Double Fantasy", 1980
"If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it »Chuck Berry«."
John Lennon über ein großes musikalisches Vorbild der Beatles
"Imagine there's no country, it isn't hard to do,
Nothing to kill or die for and no religion, too."

Imagine 1971
Dean Martin
* 7. Juni 1917 als Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio; † 25. Dezember 1995 in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien
„Marriage is not a word but a sentence”
Robertson, Connie, Hg. (1996): The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations
„I finally found the perfect girl I can not ask for more.
She's deaf and dumb and oversexed and owns a liquor store.”
MartinRich Sette's Dean Martin Tribute
Ein Live-Kommentar zu einer Recording Session mit Dean Martin (Hollywood, 15.9.1958; Take 8, Capitol #4222) beim wiederholten Versuch von "On An Evening In Roma (Sott'er Celo De Roma)":
„Smart ... see Martin sitting there ... it's easy for him to sit there.
Dazu sollte man wissen, dass Dean Martin – vorsichtig ausgedrückt –
nicht immer stocknüchtern war.
Zwei Versionen mit fast gleichem Gehalt:
„I feel sorry for people who don't drink. They wake up in the morning and that's the best they're going to feel all day. “
„I'd hate to be a teetotaler. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that's as good as you're going to feel all day.“
Keith Richards von den Rolling Stones
Keith Richards (on hearing “Tutti Frutti” for the first time), “it was as though the world changed suddenly from monochrome to Technicolor.”
KirbyDavid Kirby: Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll
Jimmie Rodgers
"The blues ain't nothing than a good man feeling bad"
Jimmie's Texas Blues, 1929
Kenny Rogers
„The best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep”
in "The Gambler" um 1970; vergleiche cashJohnny Cash
Carlos Santana
"Natürlich kommt meine Musik aus Afrika, wie alle gute Musik hat sie da ihren Ursprung. Aus Europa kommen der Walzer und die Polka. Der Rest kommt aus Afrika."
"Ich habe die Bedeutung von Nationalismus nie verstanden."
"Die Menschen bekämpfen sich wegen einer Fahne, manche wegen einer Religion– was für ein Unsinn! Jemanden wegen einer Fahne zu töten, ist für mich ein Zeichen für krude Ignoranz."
Carlos Santana über Nationalismus im Interview mit Juan Morneo, SZ, 31.8.2002, S.VIII
Tom Waits
* 7. Dezember 1949 in Pomona, Kalifornien
„I don't have a drinking problem, except when I can't get a drink”

„Did the devil make the world while god was sleeping?”

Aus dem Song „Little Drop Of Poison” aus dem Album "Shrek 2", 2004. Coverversion Rebekka Bakken, 2014

Frank Zappa
1940 Baltimore, Maryland – 1993 Laurel Canyon, Kalifornien
“Music always is a commentary on society, and certainly the atrocities on stage are quite mild compared to those conducted in our behalf by our government. You can't write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say sometimes, so you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream.”
Frank Zappa zitiert nach: Barry Miles: Zappa: The Biography. New York: Atlantic 2004, S. 145
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