Long Tall Sally
Little Richard lurched between rock n roll hellfire and gospel glaze, dropping in and out of a music career and tormented by his sexuality. Religion is never the cure for the problem it creates.
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Elvis too was driven by a spiritual zeal and I wonder how he reconciled his image as a Christian with all the other religions he explored privately
art is perhaps working through those emotional conflicts
why I am frustrated that creativity is so often merged with mental health
perhaps there are no lessons to be learned when things work smoothly