When I saw corruption I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
The whole system of society tells you what to do.
We forget that this music music made by my brothers and sisters is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities it makes me smile.
There's people making babies to my music. That's nice.
I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge wisdom and truth.
As a boy I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.
I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy.
I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962 and I was ready to make music.