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Thread started 01/21/20 7:42pm

Seahorsie

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Billy Jack Bitch

OK, I know that I have already read the back story on U tube somewhere on What or rather Who this song is referring to. (Prince's friend, TVR, Nightchild probably)

My question is this... what is a Billy Jack bitch? I am thinking back to the movie "Billy Jack" where the hero of the movie is a real tough guy. You think he is saying she is not just a bitch for saying such bad things about him, but a Billy Jack Bitch? (even worse...) Or, is Prince saying he is going to take the higher ground on this and right all the wrongs like the guy in the movie?

I have always like this song, I guess I just have a little bit too much time in my work commute, and these crazy ideas come to me.... wildsign

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Reply #1 posted 01/21/20 7:53pm

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https://prince.org/msg/7/396254 - CJ (AKA BILLY JACK BITCH) GETS INTERVIEWED


https://prince.org/msg/7/224433 - The Meaning of Billy Jack Bitch

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Reply #2 posted 01/21/20 8:37pm

LoveGalore

luv4u said:

https://prince.org/msg/7/396254 - CJ (AKA BILLY JACK BITCH) GETS INTERVIEWED


https://prince.org/msg/7/224433 - The Meaning of Billy Jack Bitch



Neither of these links answer the question, lol.

Billy Jack Bitch is a more melodic and less offensive way of saying Silly Black Bitch. That's what "Billy Jack" means. And yes, CJ is black.
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Reply #3 posted 01/21/20 8:59pm

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LoveGalore said:

luv4u said:

https://prince.org/msg/7/396254 - CJ (AKA BILLY JACK BITCH) GETS INTERVIEWED

https://prince.org/msg/7/224433 - The Meaning of Billy Jack Bitch

Neither of these links answer the question, lol. Billy Jack Bitch is a more melodic and less offensive way of saying Silly Black Bitch. That's what "Billy Jack" means. And yes, CJ is black.


[personal snip - just assume I was snippy]

[Edited 1/21/20 21:00pm]

Just when U think U've got more than enough, that's when it all up and flies away.
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Reply #4 posted 01/21/20 9:05pm

LoveGalore

TrivialPursuit said:



LoveGalore said:


luv4u said:

https://prince.org/msg/7/396254 - CJ (AKA BILLY JACK BITCH) GETS INTERVIEWED

https://prince.org/msg/7/224433 - The Meaning of Billy Jack Bitch



Neither of these links answer the question, lol. Billy Jack Bitch is a more melodic and less offensive way of saying Silly Black Bitch. That's what "Billy Jack" means. And yes, CJ is black.


[personal snip - just assume I was snippy]

[Edited 1/21/20 21:00pm]



SNIPSY -OF4$


Am I wrong??? Do you not know it's "silly black bitch"?? Somehow I think you're well aware.
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Reply #5 posted 01/22/20 2:52am

RJOrion

LoveGalore said:

luv4u said:

https://prince.org/msg/7/396254 - CJ (AKA BILLY JACK BITCH) GETS INTERVIEWED


https://prince.org/msg/7/224433 - The Meaning of Billy Jack Bitch



Neither of these links answer the question, lol.

Billy Jack Bitch is a more melodic and less offensive way of saying Silly Black Bitch. That's what "Billy Jack" means. And yes, CJ is black.



word?...i never knew this...i knew the song was about CJ, but i never knew Billy Jack Bitch was code
for Silly Black Bitch .. not sure how or why a black man would refer to a black woman as a Silly BLACK Bitch...but otherwise it kinda makes sense
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Reply #6 posted 01/22/20 7:37am

Seahorsie

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Wow, I did not know that, figured someone would know the answer. Is this common knowledge, or am I just stupid?
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Reply #7 posted 01/22/20 8:48am

laytonian

Seahorsie said:

Wow, I did not know that, figured someone would know the answer. Is this common knowledge, or am I just stupid?


Both.
VERY common knowledge.
The name she called him was Symbolina, a portmanteau of Thumbelina and Symbol (referring to his small size).
He even mentions CJ near the end.
Read rhe lyrics and listen to it.
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Reply #8 posted 01/22/20 9:47am

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^yeah, in the dictionary, see "j"...

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Reply #9 posted 01/22/20 10:40am

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nayroo2002 said:

^yeah, in the dictionary, see "j"...


Yep. "See J" = "C J"

By the way, "billy jack" isn't code for "silly black." That's a stupid idea.

Just when U think U've got more than enough, that's when it all up and flies away.
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Reply #10 posted 01/22/20 11:02am

LoveGalore

TrivialPursuit said:



nayroo2002 said:


^yeah, in the dictionary, see "j"...




Yep. "See J" = "C J"

By the way, "billy jack" isn't code for "silly black." That's a stupid idea.



Dream on.
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Reply #11 posted 01/22/20 11:23am

Strive

TrivialPursuit said:

nayroo2002 said:

^yeah, in the dictionary, see "j"...


Yep. "See J" = "C J"

By the way, "billy jack" isn't code for "silly black." That's a stupid idea.



Seriously


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Reply #12 posted 01/23/20 2:20am

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"Billy Jack Bitch" is the type of pejoratice you hear Prince do in his jams with Morris (like Cloreen Bacon Skin).

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Reply #13 posted 01/24/20 4:55pm

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Well, some Controversy here, but it has been enlightening. So I was not the only one who was not sure about this. You all a crazy bunch, but fun. Funk on.....🧞‍♀️
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Reply #14 posted 01/24/20 5:56pm

RJOrion

i need a tangible witness from inside Prince's family to confirm that Billy Jack Bitch = Silly Black Bitch was what P had in mind...im sorry, i cant buy that... this is the first i heard that story in the 26 years since the song was released
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Reply #15 posted 01/24/20 7:21pm

violetcrush

RJOrion said:

i need a tangible witness from inside Prince's family to confirm that Billy Jack Bitch = Silly Black Bitch was what P had in mind...im sorry, i cant buy that... this is the first i heard that story in the 26 years since the song was released

Right. I can't imagine it is code for SBB. Seems it is just Prince putting a unique lyrical spin on calling someone a bitch. It goes with the beat of the song, and is catchy. He did this many times with his songs.

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