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I would say my greatest musical influences have been Ella Fitzgerald and Mary J. Blige.


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One of my biggest musical influences is definitely Ella Fitzgerald as a vocalist.
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The younger Mary J. Blige, I would call her, she was very unaware, ignorant.
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I would love to sing with Ella Fitzgerald.
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I love inspirational R&B, like Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson. I want to do that. That kind o...
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And Mary J. Blige, she's got all these fur coats and hats and stuff. She's good; I like her.
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American Masters: Ella Fitzgerald - Something To Live For,
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No one in the world can beat Ella Fitzgerald as a riff singer.
ETHEL WATERS
I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald.
LENA HORNE
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I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work.
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Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, and a lot of American artists were my greatest influences.
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My background was always more soulful pop. I was named after Ella Fitzgerald, and when I was a kid, ...
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I would say my greatest strength is that I'm very competitive. I hate to lose.
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My take is that J&J would still like to do the deal but that Guidant is unwilling to negotiate the p...
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My take is that J&J would still like to do the deal but that Guidant is unwilling to negotiate the p...
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Making that record was one of the greatest musical moments in my life,
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I have many musical inspirations, but I would really love to just be me. My very own artist.
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I feel like if I would have made the pitch and we'd scored, it would have been the greatest play in ...
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America is the greatest of opportunities and the worst of influences.
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My fear would have been that if I was out of town, my insurance would have been null and void.
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I would expect the next chapter in this story to be the abandonment of the deal by J&J. For J&J I th...
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My children and their happiness have always been my greatest concern.
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I would not say it is greatest moment. I would say it is the most gratifying, ... It's been strange....
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