Music Memories

Life Story Club Contributor

Feb 24, 2020

I listened to all of the music. Anything that would come on, if I liked it I would listen to it. I didn’t dance to it. I would listen to Sam Cooke at my house. I would listen on the television or the radio. I liked the record so I’d listen to him while doing my thing. What I was doing was my business.

Feb 24, 2020

Advice to Younger People

Life Story Club Contributor

Feb 10, 2020

I’m outspoken. Just like I’m telling you now. I’m trying to close it up now.

I used to tell my nieces and nephews when they came to me asking if I could give them a dime, a nickel, or a penny, I would tell them, “You got to work for what you want. You don’t come to me and look for this and look for that. You should go to school to learn. Don’t go to the park and the beach and all that. I aint giving you a dime or penny or nothing. I don’t care what size you are.”

They learn early on. I ain’t got nothing to give to nobody. That’s life. You either have it or you try to get it.

I’m going to give you the word of my mom, “If you want to be a woman, be a woman. If you want to be a man, be a man.”

Feb 10, 2020

I’m outspoken. Just like I’m telling you now. I’m trying to close it up now.

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