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Bernie Worrell, American Musician ( April 19, 1944 - )

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Usually, I just do what I want, because I got it that way.~Bernie Worrell

Want Way Because

I don't listen to a lot of radio today. It's not really music to me.~Bernie Worrell

Music Today Me

Providence School of Art students used to sneak into P Funk concerts.~Bernie Worrell

Art School Students

Woo means the ability to entice someone or something to get what you want. My first solo album was called: All the Woo of the Universe, which was titled by George Clinton.~Bernie Worrell

Universe Want You

I was known around the college for jamming in the lounge.~Bernie Worrell

College Known Jamming

I talk by playing, not by words.~Bernie Worrell

Words Talk Playing

You can be enticed by food, wooed by food, sex, money, or instruments.~Bernie Worrell

Food Money Sex

I got private lessons in keyboard at Julliard, before New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.~Bernie Worrell

Music New Lessons

I was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and no one had ever taught anybody that young, back in those days.~Bernie Worrell

Young Long Born

I was born with a natural gift. My mother recognized the talent.~Bernie Worrell

Mother Gift Talent

My mother wanted me to be a concert pianist.~Bernie Worrell

Mother Me Concert

People like my voice and say I can sing, but I don't like microphones in front of my face: it distracts me.~Bernie Worrell

People Me Voice

Prince presented us at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.~Bernie Worrell

Rock And Roll Rock Fame

The radios are going to dictate. That's another fight. That's another story there. I wish they just let it be.~Bernie Worrell

Fight Wish Story

We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.~Bernie Worrell

Baby Singing She

As far as arrangements after the basic track is cut, if I'm writing a horn arrangement or playing strings, I might arrange that, plan that out. Other times, I'll just sit and roll tape.~Bernie Worrell

Writing Plan Far