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Reply #30 posted 04/04/22 3:24am

SuzyHomemaker

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Well, that’s just reduced a 48 year old man to tears.

I'm a woman, but the same age. I busted out crying right after I saw this. It was so amazing and beautiful. He of course looks like himself, but I also noted he had particular mannerisms when speaking that he carried into adulthood. It was so sweet.

I love concert footage and seeing rare photos and all that, but this just is on another level to me. Maybe because it is so rare or maybe because it's just innocent Prince, on the cusp of puberty and teenagehood, when everything changes. He's not yet on his trajectory to superstardom, but we all know what was right around the corner.

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Reply #31 posted 04/04/22 4:02am

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just beautiful. Love him jumping at the start!

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Reply #32 posted 04/04/22 4:38am

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Great footage, something I thought we'd never see. Something o' da hood about him here, like he could become a big ass rapper.

Hoping some audio recordings will also surface where he's much younger than 17. If he was playing multiple instruments as early as 10 or 11, then why not? smile


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Reply #33 posted 04/04/22 6:15am

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SuzyHomemaker said:

shamonka said:

Well, that’s just reduced a 48 year old man to tears.

I'm a woman, but the same age. I busted out crying right after I saw this. It was so amazing and beautiful. He of course looks like himself, but I also noted he had particular mannerisms when speaking that he carried into adulthood. It was so sweet.

I love concert footage and seeing rare photos and all that, but this just is on another level to me. Maybe because it is so rare or maybe because it's just innocent Prince, on the cusp of puberty and teenagehood, when everything changes. He's not yet on his trajectory to superstardom, but we all know what was right around the corner.

-Exactly-

His way of saying 'Uhm' remained exactly the same.

His eyes.

What strikes me positively though that he is real confident and straightforward in giving his answers to an adult interviewee, and not the shy kid I expected him to be.

Calm, happy , responsive, and not even over excited. except for the great smiles.

Makes me very happy.

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Reply #34 posted 04/04/22 6:35am

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Wow. That was amazing.


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Reply #35 posted 04/04/22 7:24am

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Incredible video treasure find of the GOAT. It certainly gave me a lump in my throat and a tear streaming down my cheek. He'll always be here with us.....I feel him near touched

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Reply #36 posted 04/04/22 7:33am

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Hi!

Please forgive the side question... But I see the word 'GOAT' thrown around a lot recently (not just here). What does that mean? Obviously it's not referring to an actual goat, so I'm curious.

Thank you

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Reply #37 posted 04/04/22 7:36am

laytonian

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Hi!

Please forgive the side question... But I see the word 'GOAT' thrown around a lot recently (not just here). What does that mean? Obviously it's not referring to an actual goat, so I'm curious.

Thank you


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Reply #38 posted 04/04/22 7:40am

PacManPlus

Ah. Got it - thank you. Didn't realize it was an acronym.

[Edited 4/4/22 7:41am]

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Reply #39 posted 04/04/22 7:58am

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Great bit of footage. His accent is stonger than I thought it would be. It's funny to think that little guy would write 'Head' 9 years later.

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Reply #40 posted 04/04/22 8:22am

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AMAZING! But weird that they didn't contact Tyka for confirmation in the news piece. Or maybe they did?? Wouldn't be surprised if the estate is all pissed about not owning the footage.

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Reply #41 posted 04/04/22 8:28am

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Mind blowing. So cool to see.

I am curious how many of the childhood friends Prince kept in contact with.

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Reply #42 posted 04/04/22 8:43am

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Utterly speechless here. Of all things to surface.... simply, wow!

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Reply #43 posted 04/04/22 9:56am

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This is already national about the break global.
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Reply #44 posted 04/04/22 10:10am

laytonian

eduJ said:

AMAZING! But weird that they didn't contact Tyka for confirmation in the news piece. Or maybe they did?? Wouldn't be surprised if the estate is all pissed about not owning the footage.


All that "confirmation" was padding the few seconds of video. We ALL knew ommediately that it was him but they needed more story.

I'm not sure Tyka is around but why would the estate be pissed? They had no chance of knowing about it, it was never televised. It was just accidentally found, raw footage.

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Reply #45 posted 04/04/22 10:18am

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laytonian said:

eduJ said:

AMAZING! But weird that they didn't contact Tyka for confirmation in the news piece. Or maybe they did?? Wouldn't be surprised if the estate is all pissed about not owning the footage.


All that "confirmation" was padding the few seconds of video. We ALL knew ommediately that it was him but they needed more story.

I'm not sure Tyka is around but why would the estate be pissed? They had no chance of knowing about it, it was never televised. It was just accidentally found, raw footage.

Never said they knew in advance but I'm sure the estate, Tyka, or Paisley would have been the first call made by WCCO.

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Reply #46 posted 04/04/22 10:28am

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Mind blowing? Speechless? Wow? Amazing?

It's a semi interesting enough find, but the reactions here and elsewhere seem a little ott. What would be amazing if it were footage of him singing and/or playing an instrument.

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Reply #47 posted 04/04/22 10:40am

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Prince(r.i.p.) could have easily been a child star so much charisma & presence. The camera loved him.

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Reply #48 posted 04/04/22 10:43am

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Worth staying up for. Him jumping up to be seen, that frikkin smirk, the teeth. Ahhhh, made me happy and fuzzy. What can I say, I really like the guy. shrug
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Reply #49 posted 04/04/22 10:51am

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That's definitly Prince!!! Wow! I have to believe theres a message in that showing up the same month he died! It's really nice seeing him as a youngster! Getting a little choked up in here!

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Reply #50 posted 04/04/22 12:36pm

laytonian

eduJ said:

laytonian said:


All that "confirmation" was padding the few seconds of video. We ALL knew ommediately that it was him but they needed more story.

I'm not sure Tyka is around but why would the estate be pissed? They had no chance of knowing about it, it was never televised. It was just accidentally found, raw footage.

Never said they knew in advance but I'm sure the estate, Tyka, or Paisley would have been the first call made by WCCO.


No. That's not how the news, or copyrights, work.

WCCO may **license** the footage for use in the upcoming Netflix documentary. That's about how far it will go, financially. It's already been corrupted by people cutting and pasting it into their own stupid Facebook "groups" as if it's their own.

Tyka is pretty much nonresponsive to everything anymore.

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Reply #51 posted 04/04/22 12:38pm

laytonian

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That's definitly Prince!!! Wow! I have to believe theres a message in that showing up the same month he died! It's really nice seeing him as a youngster! Getting a little choked up in here!


It showed up weeks ago, it was specially scheduled and promoted as part of their Grammy coverage.

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Reply #52 posted 04/04/22 12:45pm

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would love to have known his (anf his family's) reaction to seeing himself on TV if and when he watched it when it was aired originally.

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Reply #53 posted 04/04/22 12:58pm

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I love that he responded to the reporter's question the same way he responded to Dick Clark 9 years later.


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Reply #54 posted 04/04/22 1:11pm

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laytonian said:



eduJ said:




laytonian said:




All that "confirmation" was padding the few seconds of video. We ALL knew ommediately that it was him but they needed more story.

I'm not sure Tyka is around but why would the estate be pissed? They had no chance of knowing about it, it was never televised. It was just accidentally found, raw footage.




Never said they knew in advance but I'm sure the estate, Tyka, or Paisley would have been the first call made by WCCO.




No. That's not how the news, or copyrights, work.

WCCO may **license** the footage for use in the upcoming Netflix documentary. That's about how far it will go, financially. It's already been corrupted by people cutting and pasting it into their own stupid Facebook "groups" as if it's their own.

Tyka is pretty much nonresponsive to everything anymore.


That's true. Her response might have made it cuter or more adoring. But given the response to almost anything she's said in the past it's unknown how it would be received. Probably better for her to enjoy it privately for now.
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Reply #55 posted 04/04/22 1:20pm

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laytonian said:

BalladofPeterParker said:

That's definitly Prince!!! Wow! I have to believe theres a message in that showing up the same month he died! It's really nice seeing him as a youngster! Getting a little choked up in here!


It showed up weeks ago, it was specially scheduled and promoted as part of their Grammy coverage.

Thx for straightning that out for me! Still a beautiful moment!

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Reply #56 posted 04/04/22 1:53pm

laytonian

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would love to have known his (anf his family's) reaction to seeing himself on TV if and when he watched it when it was aired originally.


It wasn't aired as part of the original report; it's raw footage (everything that was shot that day) kept in the archive. That's why it was undiscovered.


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Reply #57 posted 04/04/22 1:55pm

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Reply #58 posted 04/04/22 1:57pm

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donnadiavolo said:

This is more interesting than the Grammys lol


Um, since the Sticky is locked, Prince did lose the historical Grammy to his idol, Joni, who was in attendance. Presentation wasn't aired. Very few awards were given out on air, actually. The (3.5 hour) show has been pared down to music for teens, mostly.
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Reply #59 posted 04/04/22 2:28pm

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Fantastic clip. Prince aka Skipper from the Northside. cool His friend said he was already amazing on the guitar and keys at this time. Crazy.

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