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Thread started 01/24/18 5:51pm

soladeo1

Prince.Org Rollcall! Where are you from? When did u first become a fan, etc.??

I’ll go first:


Age: 44
Live Now: Austin, Texas
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Year First Became Fan: 1984
How? Heard Let’s Go Crazy when my cheap, $40 rape deck/radio player cane in one morning...
Favorite Album: Purple Rain
Favorite Popular Song: Little Red Corvette
Favorite Not Popular Song: I Love U But I Can’t Trust U Anymore
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Love & Sex
First Concert: Nude Tour, Tokyo, Japan, 1990
Political Leaning: Center-Right
Religious? Very
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR
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Reply #1 posted 01/24/18 6:07pm

purplepolitici
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Wanna no everything, huh? lol I'll bite...

Age: 31

Born n raised in CT (alls I gonna say hmph! wink)

Year 1st became fan: 2001-ish

How: Saw Girl 6 on BET n fell in love w/ it, partly cuz o music, partly cuz o Theresa Randle lick

Fave album: Sign O The Times

Fave Popular Song: Adore (wasn't a single, but somewhat popular hmph!)

Fave not popular song: Hot Thing (just as popular as Adore, but whatev)

Fave "new" song: 17 Days (Full Length Version) n Nothing Compares 2 U n Coco Boys

First n only concert: Welcome 2 America Tour, NJ

Political leaning: Liberal, I guess, could care less really

Religious: In my own way

Fave Prince dance song: Housequake

It's a full moon and I'm a werewolf bitch! Kiss my ass!!
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Reply #2 posted 01/24/18 6:27pm

dance4me3121

Age-28

Live Now-NC

Year First Became a fan-1991

How?- my dad played me the batman soundtrack on cassette in the car

Favorite albums-Batman,The Gold Experience,Crystal Ball,3121

Favorite Popular Song-When Doves Cry

Favorite Not Popular Song-She's Always in my Hair

Favorite New Song of the Past Year-Yo Mister

First and Only Concert-Welcome 2 America in Raleigh NC 2011

Religious-Not Really

Favorite Prince Dance Song-Partyman

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Reply #3 posted 01/24/18 6:46pm

kevinpnb

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Age: 46
Live Now: Columbia, SC
Hometown: Charleston, SC
Year First Became Fan: 1984
How? I got truly hooked the moment I heard 17 Days. I’d been aware of Prince since 82, but that’s the moment I recall really becoming a fan.
Favorite Album: Lovesexy, The Rainbow Children, Sign O’ the Times
Favorite Popular Song: Pop Life, Mountains, Take Me With U
Favorite Not Popular Song: Too many..Lovesexy, Everlasting Now, FUNK, Avalanche...
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We Can Fuck
First Concert: Act I, Atlanta, 1993
Political Leaning: Liberal
Religious? Moderately
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Housequake
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chrisslope9

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Age: 47
Live Now: Manhattan , NY
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Year First Became Fan: 1982
How? 1999
Favorite Album: Sign O’ the Times
Favorite Popular Song: Party Up, Mountains, SOTT
Favorite Not Popular Song: Into The Light
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year : The whole Deliverence album
First Concert: LoveSexy 1988 MSG
Political Leaning: Liberal
Religious? Moderately
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

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Reply #5 posted 01/24/18 8:11pm

SteveWask

Age: 29
Live Now: Akron, OH
Hometown: Peninsula, OH
Year First Became Fan: 1992
How? My mom taped me The Ryde Divine TV Special. It hooked me instantly.
Favorite Album: Symbol, Sign 'O' The Times
Favorite Popular Song: Raspberry Beret
Favorite Not Popular Song: The Continental
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Way To Many, Love & Sex has to be the one. That song is 12/10
First Concert: Never got to see him! Something always went wrong with the tickits!
Political Leaning: Conspiracy Theorist. I HATE both parties, there both hypocrites!
Religious? No
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Loose!

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Reply #6 posted 01/24/18 10:36pm

Silvertongue7

Age: 42
Live Now: north of England
Hometown: North of Spain
Year First Became Fan: 1990
How? Watched La Coruña show live on TV
Favorite Album: Parade
Favorite Popular Song: When Doves Cry
Favorite Not Popular Song: The Question of U
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Nothing Compares 2 U, Love and Sex, We Can Fuck, Father’s Song, Wally...
First Concert: Barcelona 93
Political Leaning: left wing
Religious? No
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR
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Reply #7 posted 01/24/18 11:03pm

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Age: 44
Live Now: Roswell, Georgia
Hometown: Warren, Michigan
Year First Became Fan: 1983
How? Seeing the videos to 1999 and Little Red Corvette on MTV.
Favorite Album: All of them.
Favorite Popular Song: I can't just name one.
Favorite Not Popular Song: Too hard to name just one.
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Wonderful Ass
First Concert: Act I Fox Theater Detroit
Political Leaning: Independent
Religious? No
Favorite Prince Dance Song: I couldn't just name one.
Love41Another 💜
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Reply #8 posted 01/24/18 11:17pm

peer1973

Age: 44
Live Now: Netherlands, near Utrecht
Hometown: Netherlands, near Utrecht
Year First Became Fan: 1981
How? A long almost adult blonde girl, played a 7" of controversy in her room, imagine that being an 8 year old boy... (ofcourse it was only listening to the song...but still, wandered my mind a long time)
Favorite Album: Lovesexy
Favorite Popular Song: I Would Die 4 U
Favorite Not Popular Song: hardrocklover
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Electric Intercourse
First Concert: Nude Tour, Rotterdam, 1990 (still sick, my mother didn't let me go since 1986)
Political Leaning: don't really care, but consider it left
Religious? Agnostic
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

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Reply #9 posted 01/24/18 11:25pm

deanm

Age: 47
Live Now: Goulburn , NSW , Australia
Hometown: Wollongong NSW
Year First Became Fan: 1982
How? Loved 1999 when it came out , Then heard Free on a cassette from my brothers pen friend from US , was hooked !
Favorite Album:Sign O' The Times
Favorite Popular Song: Kiss
Favorite Not Popular Song: Empty Room
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Can't pick one - Nothing Compares 2U , Red Scarlet & Yo Mister
First Concert: D & P tour Sydney 1992, saw 2 shows
Political Leaning: NA
Religious? No
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Let's Work remix , that groove.......

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Reply #10 posted 01/25/18 12:40am

Adorecream

Age: 41
Live Now: Auckland, New Zealand
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Year First Became Fan: 1991
How? Seeing the video to "Cream" on a TV music video show and being transfixed by the show, the dirty lyrics and orgy being danced, digging the groove of the song and yet also by the genius going on.
Favorite Album: Sign o the Times
Favorite Popular Song: Adore
Favorite Not Popular Song: Electric Intercourse
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We can Fuck
First Concert: 15 May 2012 - Welcome 2 Australia tour, Melbourne Rod Laver Arena, Australia
Political Leaning: Centre left with some Marxist leanings and hating Trump's guts
Religious? Anti religious into Scientific realism
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Housequake

Got some kind of love for you, and I don't even know your name
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Reply #11 posted 01/25/18 2:19am

purplethunder3
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Too old to post... grandpa

"No them...there's only us."
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Reply #12 posted 01/25/18 2:24am

MattyJam

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Age: 32
Live Now: Devon, England
Hometown: Devon, England
Year First Became Fan: 1995
How? Rented out a cassette copy of The Gold Experience from the library. Suffice to say, Pussy Control blew my ten year old mind.
Favorite Album: Emancipation or Lovesexy or The Family
Favorite Popular Song: Purple Rain
Favorite Not Popular Song: All My Dreams
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Electric Intercourse studio version
First Concert: One Nite Alone London
Political Leanings: Anti-Tory
Religious? I believe in a creator/God, but not Jesus or the fairytales in organised religion
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Face Down Live 97
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Reply #13 posted 01/25/18 3:32am

JorisE73

soladeo1 said:

I’ll go first: Age: 44 Live Now: Austin, Texas Hometown: Houston, Texas Year First Became Fan: 1984 How? Heard Let’s Go Crazy when my cheap, $40 rape deck/radio player cane in one morning... Favorite Album: Purple Rain Favorite Popular Song: Little Red Corvette Favorite Not Popular Song: I Love U But I Can’t Trust U Anymore Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Love & Sex First Concert: Nude Tour, Tokyo, Japan, 1990 Political Leaning: Center-Right Religious? Very Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR


Age: 44
Live Now: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hometown: Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Year First Became Fan: 1982
How? Heard and saw Little Red Corvette on TV and was hooked imediatly.
Favorite Album: Purple Rain
Favorite Popular Song: Little Red Corvette
Favorite Not Popular Song: Adonis and Bathsheeba
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We Can Fuck
First Concert: Sign O The Times Tour, Rotterdam
Political Leanings: Apolitical
Religious? I believe in a higher power, don't do religion.
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Housequake

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Reply #14 posted 01/25/18 4:49am

starbuck

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Age: 45
Live Now: Helmond, Netherlands
Hometown: Helmond
Year First Became Fan: 1989
How? batman album peaked my interest, Lovesexy and Atwiad cassettes bought a few weeks later sealed the deal
Favorite Album: Rainbow Children
Favorite Popular Song: Thieves in the temple
Favorite Not Popular Song: Anna Stesia
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Red Scarlett / we can funk
First Concert: Nude Tour, Rotterdam, 1990
Political Leaning: none free spirit
Religious? Nope
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Gett Off

"Time is a train, makes the future the past"
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Reply #15 posted 01/25/18 5:10am

Nuernberg72

Age: 46

Live now: Nürnberg/ Germany

Year First Became Fan: 1988

How: I saw thie video of glam slam

Favorite Album: My First! Lovesexy

Favorite Popular Song: Mountains

First Concert: Nude Tour Munich/ Germany 1990

Political: Its a trick!

Religious: Prince

Favorite Prince Dance Song: So many

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Reply #16 posted 01/25/18 5:38am

gandorb

purplethunder3121 said:

Too old to post... grandpa



I'll be your role model grandpa
Age 59
Live now - Knoxville, Tennessee
Hometown - Baton Rouge
Year first became a fan: 1979
How: Heard I Wanna Be Your Lover on the. radio.
Favorite Album - Parade
Favorite popular song - When Doves Cry
Favorite Lesser Known Song - Condition of the Heart
Favorite new to me song - Desire P vocals
First Concert Purple Rain - Superdome
Politics - progressive
Religous - Nope
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Reply #17 posted 01/25/18 5:40am

milesb

Good One. How diverse and geographically interspersed we are

Age: 42
Live Now: Sydney, Australia
Hometown: Ashford, Kent, UK
Year First Became Fan: 1989
How? Cool kid at school played me Erotic City.
Favorite Album: Lovesexy
Favorite Popular Song: Alphabet St
Favorite Not Popular Song: Get Yo Groove On
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Hmm nothing. Estate step up, give us something please!!!
First Concert: Diamonds and Pearls, Earls Court, London, 1992. Time flies......
Political Leaning: Peace Man
Religious? Pass
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Anything by The Time

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Reply #18 posted 01/25/18 5:40am

peedub

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Age: 43
Live Now: cincinnati, ohio
Hometown: cuyahoga falls (akron), ohio
Year First Became Fan: 1987
How? saw 'sott/play in the sunshine' performed on mtv video music awards. flipped my wig.
Favorite Album: parade
Favorite Popular Song: i would die 4 u
Favorite Not Popular Song: pink cashmere or sticky like glue or revelation
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? screams of passion (prince vocal)
First Concert: love for one another charities tour, may 17, 1997, cleveland, ohio
Political Leaning: left of center
Religious? psshh...
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

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Reply #19 posted 01/25/18 5:51am

jaawwnn

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LOL go on then

Age: 34
Live Now: Dublin, Ireland
Hometown: same
Year First Became Fan: 2007
How? Just decided to sit down and see if I could get into this guy i'd been largely ignoring because of his intimidatingly huge catalogue.
Favorite Album: Parade
Favorite Popular Song: Mountains? When Doves Cry? dunno
Favorite Not Popular Song: 17 Days? The Love We Make? Possessed? dunno
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We Can Fuck or Wonderful Ass '82
First Concert: Arras, 2010
Political Leaning: Loony Left
Religious? Strongly Agnostic lol
Favorite Prince Dance Song: It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night

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Reply #20 posted 01/25/18 6:12am

themend

Age: 43
Live Now: England - Bucks
Hometown: England - Staffs
Year First Became Fan: 1992
How? When Freddie Mercury died I was searching for a new obsession..! heard MNIP on radio 1 and loved it. Bought the album, then saw him live in Sheffield 93.
Favorite Album: Symbol album
Favorite Popular Song: The Beautiful Ones
Favorite Not Popular Song: The Morning Papers
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We can Fuck
First Concert: 2nd August 1993 - Act II - Sheffield Arena
Political Leaning: Left of Centre
Religious? No thanks..
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Lets Work

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Linda1974

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Age: 43
Live Now: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Hometown: Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
Year First Became Fan: 1981
How? Heard and saw Controversy on MTV and was hooked imediatly! Danced and jumped around the House lol
Favorite Album: Around the world in a day
Favorite Popular Song: Raspberry Beret and Kiss
Favorite Not Popular Song: Condition of the Heart (Masterpiece) and Erotic City, but there are so many!
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Wonderfull Ass
First Concert: Lovesexy Dortmund 1988
Political Leanings: none --> Love & Peace
Religious? I believe in Good Karma, I dont't parctice any religion.
Favorite Prince Dance Song: It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night

Forever in My Life....
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Reply #22 posted 01/25/18 6:25am

ThatWhiteDude

Age: 22
Live Now: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hometown: Karlsruhe, Germany
Year First Became Fan: 2009
How? Saw a documentary
Favorite Album: Sign O' the Times, Love Symbol
Favorite Popular Song: When Doves Cry
Favorite Not Popular Song:
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year : 17 Days (long version)
First Concert: Never had the privilege to see him live.
Political Leaning: Liberal
Religious? Not really
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Housequake (partyman is fire too)

"Like books and BLACK LIVES, Albums still MATTER."
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Reply #23 posted 01/25/18 6:39am

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peedub said:

Age: 43
Live Now: cincinnati, ohio
Hometown: cuyahoga falls (akron), ohio
Year First Became Fan: 1987
How? saw 'sott/play in the sunshine' performed on mtv video music awards. flipped my wig.
Favorite Album: parade
Favorite Popular Song: i would die 4 u
Favorite Not Popular Song: pink cashmere or sticky like glue or revelation
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? screams of passion (prince vocal)
First Concert: love for one another charities tour, may 17, 1997, cleveland, ohio
Political Leaning: left of center
Religious? psshh...
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

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Cincinnati-town! My homie!!! What part? I'm in Greenhills.

"I like to watch."
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Reply #24 posted 01/25/18 6:53am

OnlyNDaUsa

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Age: 49
Live Now: Near Dallas TX
Hometown: hell I do not know
Year First Became Fan: 1980 but I wasn't allowed to have the devil's music until I was 16

How? Bandstand
Favorite Album: Sign O' the Times
Favorite Popular Song: Little Red Corvette
Favorite Not Popular Song: Crystal Ball
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We Can F**k
First Concert: Love 4 one another (Phoenix AZ April 28, 1997)
Political Leaning: Conservative libertarian level me alone I will leave you alone
Religious? Meh...but I did have Lovesexy on my dog tags in the Army
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

Favorite "New" Bootleg "Nothing Compaires 2 U"

Favorite "old" Bootleg "extralovable"

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Age: 47

Live now: Cincinnati, OH

Hometown: Hamilton, OH

Year first became fan: 1984

How? Saw When Doves Cry vid on MTV. BLOWN AWAY.

Fav album: probably Parade (or The Black Album)

Fav popular song: Kiss

Fav not popular song: The Ballad of Dorothy Parker

Fav 'new' song of the past year: The Screams of Passion (P vocal) - (grail track)

First concert: Lovesexy '88 in Cincinnati. BLOWN AWAY.

Politics: the Purple Party, baby

Religious? Not really

Fav dance song: It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night

"I like to watch."
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RodeoSchro

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Age: On the cusp of 59
Live Now: Houston, Texas
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Year First Became Fan: 1978/Went bonkers in 1983
How? Heard "Soft and Wet"/Heard "Automatic" through headphones
Favorite Album: Purple Rain
Favorite Popular Song: Take Me With U
Favorite Not Popular Song: Guitar
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Yah U Know
First Concert: Purple Rain, Houston, 1985
Political Leaning: Fiscally conservative; Socially moderate-to-liberal
Religious? Very
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Cream

Second Funkiest White Man in America

P&R's paladin
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RJOrion

Age: 55
Live Now: Mankato, Mn
Hometown: Brentwood, N.Y.
Year First Became Fan: 1979
How? my high school girlfriend always played "its gonna be lonely" when i would go see her after school when her parents werent home...she had the "Prince" lp cover thumbtacked to the wall, and i still remember looking up at it while we kissed and thinking how creepy he looked staring at us...but the music was so dope..."Sexy Dancer" had me hooked...
Favorite Album: For U or Symbol Album
Favorite Popular Song: Sexy Dancer
Favorite Not Popular Song: My Love Is Forever
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? Coco Boys
First Concert: sadly, only on tapes and dvds
Political Leaning: Self
Religious? The Sun(?)
Favorite Prince Dance Song: The Glamorous Life
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sulls said:

peedub said:

Age: 43
Live Now: cincinnati, ohio
Hometown: cuyahoga falls (akron), ohio
Year First Became Fan: 1987
How? saw 'sott/play in the sunshine' performed on mtv video music awards. flipped my wig.
Favorite Album: parade
Favorite Popular Song: i would die 4 u
Favorite Not Popular Song: pink cashmere or sticky like glue or revelation
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? screams of passion (prince vocal)
First Concert: love for one another charities tour, may 17, 1997, cleveland, ohio
Political Leaning: left of center
Religious? psshh...
Favorite Prince Dance Song: DMSR

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Cincinnati-town! My homie!!! What part? I'm in Greenhills.

i close on my new house in st. bernard (where i've lived for the past 2 years) tomorrow morning...but i've lived all over. north college hill, east walnut hills, northside, covington, otr, wyoming, clifton...

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Reply #29 posted 01/25/18 8:11am

bobgeorge2

Age: 45
Live Now: Aylesbury, UK.
Hometown: Oxford, UK.
Year First Became Fan: 1984
How? Heard When Doves Cry on the radio
Favorite Album: Sign o' the Times
Favorite Popular Song: If i Was Your Girlfriend
Favorite Not Popular Song: She's Always in my Hair
Favorite ‘New’ Song Of The Past Year? We Can Fuck
First Concert: Diamonds and Pearls, Earls Court 92
Political Leaning:
Religious? No
Favorite Prince Dance Song: Housequake

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