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…and that’s why I love to sing.

“Have fun while you can ’cause fate’s an awful thing. You can never tell what might happen and that’s why I love to sing.” – T-Bone Walker

This quote from T-Bone Walker, one of my heros of the blues, sums up life for me. I enjoy my life and career in television, video production and photography, but before all that I was, and continue to be, a singer and lyricist. It’s an integral part of who I am. I don’t make a living at it, but I will continue doing it as long as I am alive.

When I am singing I can suspend everything else in my mind, all the ups and downs and rocks in the road of life, and just be “in the moment” with the song.

It calms me and makes me happy to be alive at the same time …and that’s why I love to sing. – Trace

What about you?

Trace. Photo by: Rick Moore

Trace. Photo by: Rick Moore

What takes you to a place where you can feel alive and “in the moment?”
I would love to hear about it, please comment below. Thanks.

T Bone Walker – T Bone Shuffle:
Recorded November 17, 1947
Texas blues in L.A. ~ classic


“Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone” Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was a critically acclaimed American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was an influential pioneer and innovator of the jump blues and electric blues sound.” Read on: About T-Bone Walker

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Trace Ready “The Social Freelancer”

Trace Ready is a Director of Photography, Writer, Producer and Vocalist based in Dallas, Texas. His band Trace Relations has released their debut studio CD “Prosperity Street”
Connect with Trace: TraceProductions.com

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posted by Tracy Ready in creative,Music,Opinion,Psychology and have Comments (2)

2 Responses to “…and that’s why I love to sing.”

  1. Gregory Hines says:

    Dragging the foot peg on my 1963 triumph thunderbird on a smooth twisting tight road ❗ listing to the engine sing transmission slick like butter .. Time and distance compress and expand an altered universe ❗ yep that’s it..❗
    Gregory nelson Hines

  2. Bea kunz says:

    Some songs, some artist, will touch a nerve-
    Some will touch my soul-
    Some will touch my spirit-
    And then, there are those who weave right into the fiber of all that is “me.” Those are the songs that I love to sing…or hear!

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