I've been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I've been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.
I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work.
I did my own music videos, my own TV commercials.
I like music to soothe me.
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn't heard it.
A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists.
It took so long to make it in America. The year I arrived was a bad year for women singers, the record company told me. So I starved. I lived in a hotel so dreadful I can't even talk about it.
To this day I get mail from women who say, I went to law school because of your song. But I would hate to think out of the wide spectrum of things I have done in my career, that's all I would be remembered for.
Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago.
Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.
I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
There is no magic person out there, no perfect human being out there waiting for you.
I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label.
I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.