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Reply #30 posted 08/22/21 10:40pm

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Reply #31 posted 08/23/21 5:40am

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Great Thread! "Sexuality" is so ahead of it's time...those jungle rhythms, screams and revolutionary lyrics are THE Prince template.

Thx!

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Reply #32 posted 08/23/21 8:08pm

SoulAlive

I remember hearing “Private Joy” for the first time and I was hooked.I thought it was the best song ever biggrin
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Reply #33 posted 08/23/21 11:44pm

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jdcxc said:

Great Thread! "Sexuality" is so ahead of it's time...those jungle rhythms, screams and revolutionary lyrics are THE Prince template.

Thx!

Negro History Lesson: That Scream was "borrowed" from Miss Betty Davis!! Listen to Her Song "Dedicated To The Press", and around the 3:06 mark, U will see what I'mtalking about!!

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Reply #34 posted 08/24/21 5:36am

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woogiebear said:



jdcxc said:


Great Thread! "Sexuality" is so ahead of it's time...those jungle rhythms, screams and revolutionary lyrics are THE Prince template.


Thx!



Negro History Lesson: That Scream was "borrowed" from Miss Betty Davis!! Listen to Her Song "Dedicated To The Press", and around the 3:06 mark, U will see what I'mtalking about!!


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Borrowed, as in sampled? Or recreated to sound like the great Betty Davis?

Great info Woogiebear. You didn’t happen to be involved in any of the recordings on Controversy, did you, e.g. backing singing? Or is that a story for another day 😀

Edit (link to Betty Davis song, if allowed): https://youtu.be/CBuX6ZqWtkU
[Edited 8/24/21 10:51am]
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Reply #35 posted 08/24/21 6:03am

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rlittler81 said:

Love this era, would really like a SDE of Controversy with a live album and video. The live shows from this tour are excellent and I love how you can see his growth as an artist and performer.


I second that! This year marks the 40th anniversary of Controversy! What better opportunity than to release the SDE for this album?
Yes!
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Reply #36 posted 08/24/21 6:58am

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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Reply #37 posted 08/24/21 7:00am

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dude with the glasses in the bottom right corner moved to touch him lol you can tell Prince moved his arm

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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Reply #38 posted 08/24/21 7:04am

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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Reply #39 posted 08/24/21 7:28am

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Stand up, everybody
This is your life
Let me take you to another world, let me take you tonight
You don't need no money, you don't need no clothes
The second coming, anything goes
Sexuality is all you'll ever need
Sexuality, let your body be free
Ooh, huh
C'mon baby
C'mon, everybody, yeah, this is your life
I'm talking about a revolution, we gotta organize
We don't need no segregation, we don't need no race
New age revelation, I think we got a case
I'm okay as long as you are here with me
Sexuality is all we ever need
Ooh, baby
Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
Everybody
Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
One time say
Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
Ooh, reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
We live in a world overrun by tourists
Tourists, eighty-nine flowers on their back
Inventors of the accu-jack
They look at life through a pocket camera, what?
No flash again?
They're all a bunch of double drags who teach their kids that love is bad
Half of the staff of their brain is on vacation
Mama, are you listening?
We need a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
Don't let your children watch television until they know how to read
Or else all they'll know how to do is cuss, fight and breed
No child is bad from the beginning, they only imitate their atmosphere
If they're in the company of tourists, alcohol and U.S. history
What's to be expected is three minus three, oh, absolutely nothing
Stand up, organize
We need a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize
I want to be in the new breed, stand up, organize
Sexuality is all I'll ever need
Sexuality, I'm gonna let my body be free
Sexuality is all I'll ever need
Sexuality, I'm gonna let my body be free
Sexuality

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Reply #40 posted 08/24/21 8:31am

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Prince - Sexuality (Offic... - YouTube

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Prince - Sexuality (Official Music Video)

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Reply #41 posted 08/26/21 3:27pm

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FrankieCoco1 said:

woogiebear said:

Negro History Lesson: That Scream was "borrowed" from Miss Betty Davis!! Listen to Her Song "Dedicated To The Press", and around the 3:06 mark, U will see what I'mtalking about!!

cool cool cool

Borrowed, as in sampled? Or recreated to sound like the great Betty Davis? Great info Woogiebear. You didn’t happen to be involved in any of the recordings on Controversy, did you, e.g. backing singing? Or is that a story for another day 😀 Edit (link to Betty Davis song, if allowed): https://youtu.be/CBuX6ZqWtkU [Edited 8/24/21 10:51am]

I was WAY TOO YOUNG! As a 13 Year-Old, I bought the Controversy Album the Day b4 Thanksgiving 1981. I bought The Time's 1st Album the Day AFTER Thanksgiving 1981!

P did not Sample it. He "Borrowed" it and made it His own. Another Negro History Lesson: When I saw the Cover of Betty Davis' "Nasty Gal" Album, I IMMEDIATELY said "Vanity"

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Reply #42 posted 08/26/21 8:19pm

SoulAlive

“Annie Christian” is such a kickass song! Very edgy,experimental and unique!!
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Reply #43 posted 08/27/21 7:07am

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Prince - Sexuality (1981) | IMVDb

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Reply #44 posted 08/27/21 7:20am

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Prince Gifs

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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Reply #45 posted 08/27/21 11:38am

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This is easily one of my favorite eras of Prince! Everything about it was fresh, exciting, dangerous and new!

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Reply #46 posted 08/27/21 2:46pm

SoulAlive

BalladofPeterParker said:

This is easily one of my favorite eras of Prince! Everything about it was fresh, exciting, dangerous and new!

Exactly.Another cool thing about this era: the masses hadn't caught on yet.Prince was still sort of an "underground" artist at this point.It was fun to watch him develop.He was raw and hungry!

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Reply #47 posted 08/28/21 2:11am

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Yes! Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999..... it doesn't get more badass than this era!

Fuck yes ! Such a wonderful time to be into all things Prince. l can live to be 100 and that period will be one of the highlights of my life. wildsign

Rest in Peace Bettie Boo. See u soon.
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Reply #48 posted 08/28/21 11:18am

SoulAlive

JoeyC said:

vainandy said:

Yes! Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999..... it doesn't get more badass than this era!

Fuck yes ! Such a wonderful time to be into all things Prince. l can live to be 100 and that period will be one of the highlights of my life. wildsign

Absolutely.That was the best era to be a Prince fan! We were seeing him develop before the masses finally came on board.Exciting times.

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Reply #49 posted 08/28/21 12:41pm

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Aww--love the band heart

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by photographer Allen Beaulieu. Bobby Z, Lisa and Dez Dickerson

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Reply #50 posted 08/28/21 12:42pm

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Prince jealous of Morris's jacket!

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Dez and Prince wearing the same/each others jacket with the hot pink?

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by photographer Allen Beaulieu

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Reply #51 posted 08/28/21 12:44pm

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Lisa made sure to shave before that photoshoot, lol smile

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TURN IT UP

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Reply #52 posted 08/28/21 12:46pm

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HOTT! Looks like totally Hi-skool improv style. So scandalous!

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Can't remember how to post photos now. That Ad though gives me the creeps. Like a Japanes ghost girl or something. lol

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Reply #53 posted 08/28/21 12:51pm

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Screw Touré. Prince was working on developing his Punk-Funk stage persona.

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Proooobably not. But ok.

what is this dance we are doing here? lol

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(Touré 113). But whether or not it was the result of an overfed ego, by 1981 there was “a running subtext” in Prince’s band: “a theme of ‘We were sent to help people see,’” as Dickerson puts it. “It was this sense that there was a certain enlightenment that he, and we, by default, were messengers of and we were there to bring this enlightenment to people who needed it” (112).

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Reply #54 posted 08/28/21 12:54pm

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Anarchistic synonomous with gender and sexuality fluidity? Prince playing the "questioning" role?

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What is "sexual anarchy?"

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Reply #55 posted 08/28/21 4:05pm

LoveGalore

Sexuality is Prince's coolest video. Look at the swagger.
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Reply #56 posted 08/29/21 3:53pm

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BROKEN

Till U come back 2 me
There'll be nothing left 2 say, no

Broken
My heart is broken, yeah
Broken, oh baby
My heart's just broken in 2
Until U bring your sweet love, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone in misery

Broken, Lord
My heart is broken, Lord
Broken, yeah
My heart's just broken in 2
If U think that I'll beg 4 your sweet love, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone in misery

Lonely
I'm so lonely
Lonely
I don't know what do 2
Until U bring your sweet pussy, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone in misery

Cryin'
I'm just a-cryin'
I'm just a-cryin', baby, all night
I don't know what 2 do
Until U bring your sweet honey, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone in misery

Oh oh, baby
Until U, baby
Until U, baby, Lord
Until U, baby
Until U bring your sweet love, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone in misery

Cymbals!

Until U bring your sweet love, bring it on home 2 me
I'll be your broken-hearted man alone, baby
Broken-hearted man alone, baby
Broken-hearted man alone in misery

Prince&#39;s Controversy 1981

is an unreleased song recorded in early 1981, at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, following the Dirty Mind Tour arena dates (during the same set of sessions as Commercial). The song uses a 1950s rockabilly style, and may have been intended for Prince’s next album (which became Controversy) until the similarly-styled Jack U Off was recorded in Spring-Summer 1981. Prince performed the track a number of times on the Dirty Mind Tour club dates in Spring 1981. -PrinceVault


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Reply #57 posted 08/29/21 3:54pm

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10.5.1982 @ Sam's(First Avenue) in Minneapolis

1. Sexuality

2. Why U Wanna Treat Me So Bad?

3. Jack Off

4. Head

5. Annie Christian

6. Dirty Mind

7. Let's Work

8. Controversy

9. PartyUp

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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Reply #58 posted 08/29/21 7:49pm

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How about the estate releasing footage from the Controversy Tour with sets from Prince,The Time and Zapp and Roger Troutman in one package?
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Reply #59 posted 08/30/21 12:23pm

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45cat - Prince - Let&#39;s Work / Ronnie Talk To Russia - Warner Bros. -  Netherlands - WB 17.922

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