If I love a song I hope to find a way to get other people to love it too.
If you sing honestly and sincerely to kids, they will respond with all their hearts.
I'm very happy to have a small, long, career instead of one big hit and then oblivion.
I have complete artistic control, and I just do my best album every time and trust it to fate.
People will always need love, romance, a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music.
Thank God for beautiful songs about feeling despair when you yourself are in despair. They really get us through.
When I dance, I love the romance and sexiness of it, and love having it be clear to both dancers that the man leads! But the man has to know what he's doing!
Please believe that I do this because I am convinced that my illness cannot be helped for any length of time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
It may be that my most helpful contributions to music aren't my compact discs but my articles about other great singers of the past for American Heritage magazine.