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1. "I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music. I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll."
Author: Adrian Mitchell
2. "Growing up, I listened to a lot of jazz and blues records - John Coltrane and Etta James. I was also really into Radiohead and the BeeGees."
Author: Alex Clare
3. "I'm not really a country singer, although I did make a couple albums and love its simple, straight-from-the-heart approach, but I have always sung a lot of jazz, show tunes, pop tunes, gospel and blues."
Author: Dinah Shore
4. "I'm primarily thought of as a rocker, and certainly 'Frankenstein' had a very dramatic power rock image. It was almost a precursor of heavy metal and fusion. But I also love jazz and classical and if there's one common thread that runs through all my music, it is blues."
Author: Edgar Winter
5. "Once you start collecting records you learn more and more about jazz and blues."
Author: John Mayall
6. "All the classic jazz players all sang and a lot of 'em sang blues."
Author: Mose Allison
7. "I remember the first time I was booked into a jazz club. I was scared to death. I'm not a jazz artist. So I got to the club and spotted this big poster saying, 'Richie Havens, folk jazz artist.' Then I'd go to a rock club and I'm billed as a 'folk rock performer' and in the blues clubs I'd be a 'folk blues entertainer.'"
Author: Richie Havens
8. "New Orleans jazz is a complex and embracing art form that began about the same time as the blues and encompassed many of its excellences."
Author: Tim Cahill
9. "If you're an impressionistic painter and you want to paint expressionism, you've got to change. You've got to figure out a way to do it and do it. If you've been playing jazz all your life and you want to start to play rock n' roll, blues, then do it."
Author: Tobin Bell

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You're cute when you're mad." He caressed my bottom lip with the pad of his thumb. I huffed in exasperation. "Is that why you make me mad all the time?"
Author: Adriane Leigh

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