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‘when you hear …

‘when you hear music
after it’s over
it’s gone

in the air
you can never
capture it again’

Eric Dolphy


‘Every work of …

‘Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.’ (Theodor Adorno)

‘we appropriate…

‘we appropriated about the last one of the “jes’ grew” songs. It was a song which had been sung for years all through the South. The words were unprintable, but the tune was irresistible, and belonged to nobody.’ James Weldon Johnson