Charles Bradley: Soul of America

"The music business is a strange animal. It’s the sort of grind that has kids dreaming of making it big from the moment they can hold a hairbrush. Some kids are lucky enough to get a taste of that dream, others still to start living it. However, the business and the collective fickleness of fans throws cold water on those dreams before many musicians turn 30. The dream ends faster than it began. So you’d think that by 30…40…certainly by 50…that the dreamers would stop dreaming their musical dreams..."

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