Sometimes its controversy, but we all have our choices that we make.
Quote by Solomon Burke
I'm still amazed people remembered and didn't give up on me.
As you grow older, you learn to understand life a little better.
We had some problems - my children were kidnapped during that time, and it just...
Leonard Chess passed, and that was the end of the Chess label for that time.
Apollo Records signed me for my gospel ability.
I want to be a soul singer.
We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all...
I don't need to make a fortune, I need to survive.
I was signed to MGM. I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands...
We were grooving, at that point, in the same direction, but remember, Roy Hamilton and...
I didn't do the marching down the streets, jumping in front of the lines and...
You gotta do it with class and integrity. If not, you're gonna drag yourself through...
I should have my own publishing companies.
If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our...
The secret was to just be cool, stay in God's graces, and work it out.
I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check, a record deal, and...
My manager was Buddy Glee, who put me together with Mike Curb, and was basically...
I didn't need to depend on the record company to publish my records.
But we didn't have the financial structure, like the right attorneys, the right managers, the...
That was my choice at that time, and I still say Nixon was a great...