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[✍] John Lennon (quote)

From “Strawberry Fields Forever: John Lennon Remembered”: JOHN: “I was a working-class macho guy that didn’t know any better. Yoko taught me about women. I was used to being served, like Elvis and a lot of the stars there. And Yoko didn’t buy that. She didn’t give a shit about […]

[✍] About artistic freedom

“Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there,” Miles Davies told his young musicians. He also said, “don’t play what you know, play what you don’t know.” “I have to change,” he said. “It’s like a curse.” Legends say legendary things. But it’s not just a brainy quote. The imperative to […]