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As a child I always wanted to be a singer. The music my mother played in the house moved me - Aretha Franklin, Chaka Kha
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"As a child I always wanted to be a singer. The music my mother played in the house moved me - Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Mahalia Jackson. It was truly spiritual. It made you understand what God was. We are all spirits. We get depressed. But music makes you want to live. I know my music has saved my life"

- Mary J. Blige

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This quote by Mary J. Blige talks to the power of music and how it can be a source of convenience and strength. As a kid, Mary was moved by the music her mother played in the house, which included Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, and Mahalia Jackson. She discovered the music to be spiritual and it made her comprehend what God was. Mary believes that music has the power to raise us up when we are feeling down and has even saved her life. This quote talks to the power of music and how it can be a source of comfort and strength in times of requirement. Music can be a source of pleasure and hope, and it can be a pointer of the power of faith and the power of God. Music can be a source of recovery and a reminder of the charm of life.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Mary J. Blige somewhere between January 11, 1971 and today. He/she was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 29 other quotes.

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