Sequins … big collars, definitely. Another time my father went looking for a white man who had chased me and called me a nigger. It was during these years that he had perhaps his only monogamous relationship, with Irene Birth. He had gotten real sick with pneumonia, or something like that. Fred Muggs, so much, he would drive him crazy.
How does Miles Davis look like? How did Miles Davis look like young?
Beyond "Kind of Blue"
I'm looking forward towards the ending since you put it that way. This startlingly candid photo of Murphy, for the cover of a album, reveals the weight of the challenges he endured as an "out" gay artist long before that stance was as accepted as it is today. Vernon could always sing, draw, and dance. They had been at each other's throats since I was a little kid. The show used to come on at fifteen minutes to nine every day, so I was late to school a lot because I was listening to that program. But I remember it was that way back then. And this cocksucker is opposed to him.
Beyond "Kind of Blue" - Los Angeles Review of Books
You know, little kid, teenage shit, wasn't none of it serious. So everybody got themselves a sandwich or one of those bad small ends of barbecue before the day was out. His barbecue sauce was just outta sight. I wanted to feel it, so I put the soul and gospel influence into my jazz. I have breathed life into you.
View all artworks by Michel Gay. My mother would send me over to their house to get something and his wife would be sitting there with her legs crossed, looking finer than a motherfucker. About this time I was starting to make a little money, not much. Alma, or Josephine, I forget which, was almost white, too. By this time my mother was sending her to dancing school. We were still living on 15th and Broadway when we started. But back then he was something else.