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Thu, 24.09.2009

CUSTOMS & CULTURE by Ted Joans.

perhaps what beans & potatoes
mean to me is what
cornflakes and yoghurt mean to you

maybe the machines tell your insides
something similar to what the
drums inspire in me

do you really believe cold weather is
invigorating as the sunshine
is fine everyday everyway for me all the time
if you really think your way is right and fine
then why do you pass laws against mine?

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Thu, 24.09.2009

JAZZ IS MY RELIGION by Ted Joans.

JAZZ is my religion and it alone do I dig the jazz
clubs are my houses f worship and sometimes the concert halls

but some
holy places are too commercial (like churches) so I
don’t dig the
sermons there I buy jazz sides to dig in solitude Like
man/Harlem,
Harlem U.S.A.

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