My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
Angels cry because they want to experience what you and I feel: the moment. They live in eternity. They don't know what it is like to read a newspaper and get ink on your fingers. They don't know what it is like to take your shoes off and wiggle your toes under the dinner table.
Every musician who participated was on the same wavelength and artistic energy as I was... Supernatural is a beautiful example of synchronicity... making it was a truly glorious experience.
First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that.
If our history can challenge the next wave of musicians to keep moving and changing, to keep spiritually hungry and horny, that's what it's all about.
Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life.
Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
Some songs are just like tattoos for your brain... you hear them and they're affixed to you.
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
When my father passed away two or three years ago, I didn't listen to music for four days - that's a long time for me.
Your wrinkles either show that you're nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you're always smiling.
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