Bebop Spoken There
Frank Sinatra: "Suddenly, on the jukebox comes my recording of 'One For My Baby' and John Wayne turned to me and said 'What the hell do you listen to when you're alone at three o'clock in the morning?'" – (Booklet notes to Capitol CD Ultimate Sinatra)
Booker Ervin: "Every time I play, I try to play as if it's the last time I'm ever going to blow." – (Melody Maker, January 30, 1965).
Above quotes unearthed by Simon Spillett.
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