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