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There have been many times when Ive been asked to appear and Id say to myself, what am I going to talk about? Early on,
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"There have been many times when I've been asked to appear and I'd say to myself, what am I going to talk about? Early on, when I did interviews, I'd tell everyone, Don't ask me about dates. I don't even remember what I did yesterday"

- Otis Blackwell

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This quote by Otis Blackwell talks to the trouble of remaining in the general public eye and having to create something to state in interviews. He is revealing his stress and anxiety about being asked to appear and not knowing what to speak about. He is also highlighting the truth that he typically forgets what he did the day previously, which can be an obstacle when being asked to recall occasions from the past. This quote is a reminder that even those in the public eye can feel overloaded and uncertain about how to provide themselves. It is likewise a pointer that everybody has moments of lapse of memory and that it is all right to not keep in mind whatever.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Otis Blackwell between February 16, 1932 and May 6, 2002. He/she was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 8 other quotes.

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