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Reply #120 posted 08/13/15 6:30am

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iZsaZsa said:

What did he do to get spanked?

I posted the story on the Org about a year back, I thought it was funny. I can't find it

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Reply #121 posted 08/13/15 7:32am

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2.17.1980 @ the Paradise Club in Boston Ma

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Reply #122 posted 08/13/15 7:40am

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Prince and band performed @ 6 shows promoting the PRINCE album in February before opening for Rick James on the Fire It Up tour

FEBRUARY

Prince Andre Cymone Bobby Z Dez Dickerson Gayle Chapman Dr Fink

9. Opheum Theater , Minneapolis
11. Bogart's , Cincinnati
14. Emerald City . Cherry Hill
15. Bottom Line , New York
16. Bottom Line , New York
17. Paradise Club , Boston

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Reply #123 posted 08/13/15 11:35am

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Is that Susan Rogers?




No, that is a WB employee, I can't recall her name.
Susan Rogers didn't come on until 1983



Thanx, your answer provides the reason why I asked the question (I found it strange to see SR with Prince in 1979/1980...)
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Reply #124 posted 08/13/15 11:53am

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jazzz said:

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No, that is a WB employee, I can't recall her name.
Susan Rogers didn't come on until 1983

Thanx, your answer provides the reason why I asked the question (I found it strange to see SR with Prince in 1979/1980...)

My photo note on this only has this was taken @ the Roxy

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Reply #125 posted 08/13/15 5:49pm

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Take me away. music

When we're dancing close and slow
I never want to let you go, no, no
I feel your warm embrace, the softness of your face
Tell me, baby, are we here alone?

When we're kissing long and hard
I can almost taste the thoughts within' your mind
Sex-related fantasy is all that my mind can see
Baby, that's honestly the way I feel

When we're dancing close and slow
I'm not afraid to let my feelings show
I want to come inside of you, I want to hold you when we're through
Can't you feel my love touching you?


Prince - When We're Dancing Close And Slow Lyrics | MetroLyrics
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Reply #126 posted 08/14/15 9:53am

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Take me away. music When we're dancing close and slow I never want to let you go, no, no I feel your warm embrace, the softness of your face Tell me, baby, are we here alone? When we're kissing long and hard I can almost taste the thoughts within' your mind Sex-related fantasy is all that my mind can see Baby, that's honestly the way I feel When we're dancing close and slow I'm not afraid to let my feelings show I want to come inside of you, I want to hold you when we're through Can't you feel my love touching you? Prince - When We're Dancing Close And Slow Lyrics | MetroLyrics

This is a song you have to turn up through nice speakers, while sitting further away with your feet up and

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Reply #127 posted 08/14/15 10:05am

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2.24.1980 @ the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston TX

opening 4 Rick James on the FIRE IT UP tour

1. Soft & Wet

2. Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?

3. Still Waiting

4. I Feel For You

5. Sexy Dancer

6. Just As Long As We're Together

7. I Wanna Be Your Lover

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Reply #128 posted 08/14/15 12:18pm

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Take me away. music When we're dancing close and slow I never want to let you go, no, no I feel your warm embrace, the softness of your face Tell me, baby, are we here alone? When we're kissing long and hard I can almost taste the thoughts within' your mind Sex-related fantasy is all that my mind can see Baby, that's honestly the way I feel When we're dancing close and slow I'm not afraid to let my feelings show I want to come inside of you, I want to hold you when we're through Can't you feel my love touching you? Prince - When We're Dancing Close And Slow Lyrics | MetroLyrics


This is a song you have to turn up through nice speakers, while sitting further away with your feet up and


smile Actually I love to listen to it just above a whisper through one earbud at a time, and once or twice through the song I switch from left to right/right to left so that it sounds like he's moving around me. Sometimes with my feet up and
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Reply #129 posted 08/14/15 12:21pm

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Sometimes with my feet up and it's on repeat.
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Reply #130 posted 08/14/15 8:25pm

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Sometimes with my feet up and it's on repeat.

I love how quiet 'gentle' the song is

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Reply #131 posted 08/14/15 9:02pm

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Incredible thread, thanks so much.

Even though when I was younger, I used to consider this era less sophisticated, now it's a nice little treasure -- it shows all the qualities were there from the beginning.

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Reply #132 posted 08/14/15 9:24pm

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Reply #133 posted 08/14/15 9:27pm

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Possessed: the Rise & Fall of Prince
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The tour resumed and eventually hooked up with the popular funkster Rick James, with Prince serving as the opening act. Featuring an established veteran and an up-and-coming artist, these shows were a bonanza for fans and were billed by promoters as "The Battle of Funk," which helped generate rivalry between the two bands. Often, Prince's concise, energetic sets were more appealing than James' ponderous two-hour performances. "We were young and hungry, and we started kicking his butt." remembered Rivkin.

http://www.thedawnexperie....php?t=196


Saturday, March 29, 2008 — by Wow Jones
In an earlier post, I wrote about an interesting anecdote from the Rick James autobiography regarding Rick James’ and Prince’s rivalry.
In a post on a Prince website message board, a member wrote about his/her experiences watching Prince open up for Rick James. What he/she revealed is just as insightful as Rick James’ account.
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PDogz (wildgoldenhoney from Prince.org) account at a Rick James concert, check it out:
1979: Attended a Rick James concert in Charlotte, NC. Prince was the opening act - Blew EVERYONE away! Rick James could not compare when he followed Prince’s act. In fact, about 20 minutes into Rick’s set, people in the audience started walking out. It wasn’t that Rick James performed poorly, it was just that after seeing Prince - there was no where else to go! Prince wore everybody out! I feel like I was a part of history that night. May Rick James be resting peacefully.
His entire set was about 45 minutes or so of complete mayhem and frenzy!
When you first entered the Coliseum, there was no curtain and everything was setup at the front edge of the stage: mic-stands, keyboards, and very few other props. The drum set was in the middle of the stage placed up on a little riser with an oval-shaped sign over it (which was first covered in canvas) that had “PRINCE” spelled out in lights, as in the logo on his 1979 “Prince” album. Everybody was just standing around, jamming to the pre-concert music that they play over the system, smoking joints, grooving, and basically waiting for Rick James.
No one really knew who Prince was yet. In fact, I thought we were about to see a band called “Prince For You” (the title of his first album). I didn’t know yet that Prince was an individual and not just the name of a band. I thought certainly that no one would be actually named “Prince”.

Then… BAMM! The lights went out, and you could make out 3 shadowy figures move onto the stage, and then stood with their backs to the audience. The rest of the band took their place, and all you could hear over the sound system was someone speaking in a low, sort of foreboding tone:

“Charlotte, are you ready for me?” — Prince

The drum roll hit, the stage lights came up, and Andre, Prince, and Dez turned and all charged about 4 or 5 steps toward the audience – and everybody freaked the Hell out! These guys looked scary as shit! The one in the middle (who I soon learned was Prince) had this spiky hairdo, full make-up, a pink leather motorcycle jacket, panties, black stockings, and pumps! The audience reaction was pure fright! Then Prince reached around to his back, pulled his guitar around to the front, then the whole band started jamming “Sexy Dancer”, and the crowd quickly got over their fright and started rocking to the music and jamming along - all hands were in the air. By the end of that first song, everybody was like: “Oh shit! This guy AIN’T playing!” The party was ON full blast!
Their play list consisted of songs from his first two albums, but the song they did that most sticks out in my mind is when they played “Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?”, because Prince was ad-libbing a lot. Like:
Why you wanna treat me so bad? Is it the clothes I wear?
Why you wanna treat me so mean? Is it the style of my hair?

But what completely blew people away was when they played their encore: “I Wanna Be Your Lover”.

Prince went mad, threw off that cool ass pink leather jacket, peeled off his stockings, threw them at the audience, and was running around the stage jamming to the beat with nothing but his guitar, bikini underwear, and high-heeled boots (with little stars on the side). And then once he was done jacking-off the microphone (as if he were giving it head - Prince was a real whore on stage back then), tossed his guitar to the side, reached his hand down into his panties to cover his dick, and pulled his panties all the way down to his knees, gyrating toward the audience with only his hand covering his dick! WTF!!! The audience was going crazy! At the end of his set, Prince said “Damn Charlotte, we’re gonna have to come back here again soon!”

And that was it! I was a stoned-cold Prince fan! I started telling people about Prince the next day!
At that point, everybody was standing around like they had completely forgot about Rick James. But the roadies came out and moved all of Prince’s stuff off stage, the sign over the drums came apart into two pieces and they removed that. But what really tripped me out was once all of Prince’s equipment was off stage, they removed the backdrop that was behind Prince’s set, and you could see that the stage was actually HUGE and that Prince had only been setup right up at the front. There was a giant curtain hanging behind all of that. After several more moments of getting everything set up, the lights dimmed again, the music started, the curtain opened up, and there you could see that this stage was about a mile wide and a mile deep! This was Rick James’s stage!
Rick came out, and The King of Punk Funk reminded you of what you came here for! His show was awesome, but I’ll save it for another thread. But it was interesting to note that many people in the audience started moving out, because at least initially, Rick was no comparison to what we had all just seen out there! Don’t get me wrong, Rick tore the roof off that sucker, but it was hard to stop thinking about what we had just seen Prince do out there.
Rick’s show was about 2 hours long, and the Stoned City Band succeeded in funking us to death! The show was actually exhausting! I remember thinking “How in the Hell can they do this every night, and from town to town?” Ahh, the memories!

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Reply #134 posted 08/15/15 3:21am

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iZsaZsa said:


Sometimes with my feet up and it's on repeat.


I love how quiet 'gentle' the song is




Mood.
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Reply #135 posted 08/16/15 10:02am

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

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Reply #136 posted 08/16/15 10:10am

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Damn, baby! How'd you get all that in them jeans?
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Reply #138 posted 08/16/15 10:34am

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iZsaZsa said:

Damn, baby! How'd you get all that in them jeans?

lol U R the best ZsaZsa

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Reply #139 posted 08/16/15 2:22pm

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lol
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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

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What's the matter with your life
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Image:Bambi_single.jpg‎

Bambi

I knew from the start
That I loved you with all my heart, but you were untrue
You had another lover and she looked just like you

Bambi, can't you understand?
Bambi, it's better with a man

It's so hard to believe
Maybe it's because you're so young
Or maybe I'm just too naive
Who's to say, maybe you're really having fun

Bambi, can't you understand?
Bambi, it's better with a man oh, yeah

All your lovers, they look just like you
But they can only do the things that you do
Oh come on baby and take me by the hand
I'm gonna show you what it's like to be loved by a man

Bambi, I know what you need
Bambi, maybe you need to bleed, yeah


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...

Prince's first two collections (For You, Prince) established him as a doe-eyed romantic: i.e., his carnal desires were kept in check. Though the chorus of his first hit single was "Your love is soft and wet," the raunchiest interpretation permitted by its slightly damp melody was that perhaps the object of Prince's love had been caught in a sudden rainstorm. And while the song that made him a star, 1979's "I Wanna Be Your Lover," snuck the line "I wanna be the only one you come for" onto AM radio, the singer delivered it with coy innocence, as if feigning ignorance of what the words meant but confident they'd please his lover.

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By Ken Tucker February 19, 1981

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A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
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Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Prince Live.

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MARCH 1980 opening 4 Rick James on the Fire It Up tou


1. Stanley Theater , Chicago
2. Stanley Theater , Chicago
5. Coliseum , Greenville
6. The Omni , Atlanta

7. Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville
8. Civic Center , Lakeland
9. Sunrise Theater , Fort Lauderdale
14. Rhodes Coliseum , Hampton
15. Dorton Arena , Raleigh
16. Carolina Coliseum , Columbia
20. War Memorial , Rochester
21. Public Hall , Cleveland
22. Freedom Hall , Louisville
23. Cobo Arena , Detroit
27. Memorial Auditorium , Atlanta
28. Memorial Auditorium , New Orleans
29. Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville
30. Le Centre Civique , Lake Charles

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Reply #147 posted 08/18/15 6:11pm

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Please don't let this thread die! Old Friends you are rocking it with these pictures!

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Reply #148 posted 08/18/15 7:16pm

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Now we know why Gayle left the band. She was hired as a musician and ended up having to play part time porn star. I don't think Prince ever made any of his future female band members go that far.

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I guess her husband must have hated that unless that ring is just for sport.
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