independent and unofficial
Prince fan community site
Tue 22nd Jan 2019 2:35pm
Welcome! Sign up or enter username and password to remember me
Forum jump
Forums > Prince: Music and More > who is prince's musical influences or fav artists?
« Previous topic  Next topic »
  New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
Author

Tweet     Share

Message
Thread started 02/16/05 1:55am

funksoul33

who is prince's musical influences or fav artists?

anybody know?...cuz i wan 2 kno
If God 1 Day Struck me Blind....Ur Beauty I'd Still C
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #1 posted 02/16/05 1:57am

rachelspacley

o yeh i herd something about that yesterday but cant put a name on it, ill look it up 4 ya! smile
" the beautiful ones they hurt you every time!" "Paint a perfect picture a vision in ones mind, the beautiful ones always smash the picture, always everytime!" o(+>
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #2 posted 02/16/05 1:57am

funksoul33

alota ppl would mention the name prince when asked of thier influences,who they wouold wana work with n etc...but who does prince like?..n idolise..n would wanna work with??
If God 1 Day Struck me Blind....Ur Beauty I'd Still C
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #3 posted 02/16/05 1:58am

funksoul33

thanx rachel
If God 1 Day Struck me Blind....Ur Beauty I'd Still C
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #4 posted 02/16/05 2:07am

MetroArea

avatar

I hear his biggest influences were La Toya Jackson and Leo Sayer.
Don't worry, I can't get pregnant - my ovaries are diseased......
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #5 posted 02/16/05 2:10am

calin

How about James Brown.
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #6 posted 02/16/05 2:20am

fartman

JIMI, SLY, GEORGE, JAMES AND ALI
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #7 posted 02/16/05 2:20am

fartman

fartman said:

JIMI, SLY, GEORGE, JAMES, MILES, JONI AND ALI
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #8 posted 02/16/05 2:48am

Dazza

avatar

Apart from the obvious ones, I know he loves THE SUNDAYS and the COCTEAU TWINS (Me too) biggrin
Green virgin teenager, or filthy rich yuppy. Pussy cat pussy cat, where for out thou puppy
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #9 posted 02/16/05 3:55am

Smittyrock70

fartman said:

JIMI, SLY, GEORGE, JAMES AND ALI


I would add Little Richard, Miles, Trane, Santana, & Joni Mitchell as well!
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #10 posted 02/16/05 4:45am

SquirrelMeat

avatar

The biggies seem to be

James Brown
Santana
Graham Central Station
Sly anf the family stone
Earth Wind And Fire
Led Zepplin
Parliment Funkadelic
Joni Michell
Chaka Khan
.
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #11 posted 02/16/05 5:24am

diamondpearl1

the beatles
b.b. king
freddie mercury
david bowie
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #12 posted 02/16/05 5:31am

kinaldo

avatar

diamondpearl1 said:[quote]freddie mercury

I think it was the other way around.
Also, don't forget Elvis.
[Edited 2/16/05 5:32am]
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #13 posted 02/16/05 8:58am

funkii

avatar

and little richards moustache
You saw the apple
hanging on the tree,
But missed the orchid
in your gaze
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #14 posted 02/16/05 9:09am

funkii

avatar

SquirrelMeat said:

The biggies seem to be

James Brown
Santana
Graham Central Station
Sly anf the family stone
Earth Wind And Fire
Led Zepplin
Parliment Funkadelic
Joni Michell
Chaka Khan


all them
and also
george clinton ----- Parliament + Funkadelic alot came from them

stevie wonder,
miles davies
Jimi Hendrix,
You saw the apple
hanging on the tree,
But missed the orchid
in your gaze
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #15 posted 02/16/05 9:14am

Lenae

avatar

hey - no one mentioned the Stones, Rolling that is . . .
music is its own reward - Sting
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #16 posted 02/16/05 9:28am

funkii

avatar

and maybe charlie chaplins moustache aswell
You saw the apple
hanging on the tree,
But missed the orchid
in your gaze
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #17 posted 02/16/05 1:43pm

emesem

kinaldo said:[quote]

diamondpearl1 said:

freddie mercury

I think it was the other way around.
Also, don't forget Elvis.
[Edited 2/16/05 5:32am]


huh?....Queen was selling out stadums when P was still in high school...
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #18 posted 02/16/05 1:44pm

emesem

Lenae said:

hey - no one mentioned the Stones, Rolling that is . . .


Led Zep too
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #19 posted 02/16/05 1:56pm

andyman91

avatar

funkii said:

and maybe charlie chaplins moustache aswell


Or Zappa's (Controversy era--in shape, not bushiness)
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #20 posted 02/16/05 2:00pm

thekidsgirl

avatar

Hendrix biggrin but Im sure someone said that already?
If you will, so will I
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #21 posted 02/16/05 2:59pm

kinaldo

avatar

emesem said:[quote]

kinaldo said:

diamondpearl1 said:

freddie mercury

I think it was the other way around.
Also, don't forget Elvis.
[Edited 2/16/05 5:32am]


huh?....Queen was selling out stadums when P was still in high school...



Yeah but I'm pretty sure Freddie was a bigger fan of Prince than Prince was of Freddie. I believe Freddie used to watch the Parade Bithday Gig over and over...a bit like me actually.
  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
  New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
« Previous topic  Next topic »
Forums > Prince: Music and More > who is prince's musical influences or fav artists?