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#1. With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#2. You'll never miss the water 'til the well runs dry. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#3. Nature was my kindergarten. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#4. My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#5. I think America concedes that true American music has sprung from the Negro. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#6. Where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her way through the clay hills of Alabama, sits high on these hills, my home town, Florence. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#7. I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#8. You can never tell what's in a woman's mind,
And if she's from Harlem, there's no use o' tryin - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#9. In the South of long ago whenever a new man appeared for work in any of the laborers gangs, he would be asked if he could sing. If he could he got the job. The singing of these working men set the rhythm for the work. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#10. Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#11. I hate to see the evening sun go down. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#12. The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#13. Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate, I could visualize the notes in scale, all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#14. Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#15. Life is something like a trumpet. If you don't put anything in, you won't get anything out. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#16. Saving was slow and painful. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#17. Sometimes I feel like nothin,' somethin' throwed away,
Somethin' throwed away.
And then I get my guitar, play the blues all day. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#18. You've got to appreciate the things that come from the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#19. If my serenade of song and story should serve as a pillow for some composer's head, as yet perhaps unborn, to dream and build on our fond melodies in his tomorrow, I have not labored in vain. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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#20. The name of my ailment was longing, and it was not cured till I finally went to the department store and counted out the money in small coins before the dismayed clerk. When I came to the house, I held up the instrument before the eyes of the astonished household. - Author: William Christopher Handy
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