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“Went out last night / With a crowd of my friends / They must have been women / 'Cause I don't like no men ...”
“A tune's like a staircase — walk up on it.”
“[Advice to Bessie Smith:] Let your soul do the singin'.”
“I can't tell my future, so I'm going to tell my past.”
Ma Rainey, U.S. blues singer
(1886 - 1939)
Full name: Gertrude Pridgett Rainey.