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Prince performing during the Musicology Tour in 2004
Background information
Birth name Prince Rogers Nelson
Also known as Prince logo.svg (The artist formerly known as Prince)
The Artist
The Purple One
Born June 7, 1958 (1958-06-07) (age 51)
Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota,
United States
Genres Funk, R&B, pop, soul, rock, New Wave, Minneapolis sound
Occupations Musician, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer, songwriter, record producer, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, clavinet, drums, percussion, harmonica, Linn Drum
Years active 1976–present
Labels Warner Bros., Paisley Park, NPG, Columbia, Arista, Universal
Associated acts The Revolution; Wendy & Lisa
The New Power Generation
The Time; Morris Day
Sheila E.
Vanity 6; Apollonia 6
Mazarati
The Family
94 East
Madhouse
Jill Jones
Támar
Bria Valente
.Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson; June 7, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.^ Birth name : Prince Rogers Nelson .
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^ Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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^ PRINCE ROGERS NELSON has 551 friends.
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.He has also been known under the unpronounceable symbol Prince logo.svg, which he used between 1993 and 2000. This name change invoked controversy and many referred to him as "the artist formerly known as Prince", often abbreviated to "TAFKAP", or simply "The Artist" during that period.^ The thing formerly known as the artist formerly known as prince has had his day in the sun.
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^ He uses the stage name Prince but has also been known by various other names, among them an unpronounceable symbol and The Artist Formerly Known As Prince.
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^ The artist formerly known as Prince has a new wife, new baby and a new...
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[1]
.According to Robert Larsen in his book, History of Rock and Roll, Prince is "one of the most talented and commercially successful pop musicians of the last twenty years", producing ten Platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career.^ Prince hit the Top 40 with " 1999 ."

^ Prince hit the Top 40 with " Controversy ."

^ She has also topped the U.S. pop album charts.

[1] .Prince founded his own recording studio and label, writing, self-producing and playing most, or all, of the instruments on his recordings.^ Prince also produced the debut LP and played all the instruments.

^ He writes, composes and produces most of his music single-handedly, and plays most of the instruments on his albums.
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^ This album, like most of his career, was not recorded with a band; Prince purportedly played all 27 instruments on the album.
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[1] .In addition, Prince has been a "talent promoter" for the careers of Sheila E, Carmen Electra, The Time and Vanity 6,[1] as well as writing songs that became hits for other artists including Chaka Khan, The Bangles and Sinéad O'Connor, making him one of the most successful artists in music history.^ This became known as one of his greatest hits.
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^ The Time Princes most successful side project .
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^ He was a one hit wonder but it's a great song.
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.Prince is reported to have written more than one thousand songs, some of which have been released by Prince under pseudonyms or recorded and released by other artists.^ The church fathers invoked Vergil in support of Christian doctrine, and for more than a thousand years he was venerated equally with King David and the Hebrew prophets.

^ He further isolated himself with 2003's N.E.W.S., a four-song set of instrumental jams that sounded a lot more fun to play than to listen to.
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^ With Crystal Ball, Prince discovered that it's much more difficult to get records to an audience than it seems; some fans who pre-ordered their copies through Prince's website (from which a bonus fifth disc was included) didn't receive them until months after the set began appearing in stores.
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.November 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Prince also has hundreds of unreleased songs in his "vault".[1] He has won seven Grammy Awards,[2] a Golden Globe,[3] and an Academy Award.^ Hits include "Fallin" which spent 6 weeks at #1 and won a Grammy for Song of the Year.

^ Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You.
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^ Won Academy Award for "Boys Don't Cry."

[4] .He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year he was eligible.^ Zudem wurde er 2004 in die Rock and Roll Hall of Fame [4] aufgenommen.
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^ In 1998, the Mamas and the Papas were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

^ The son of a jazz pianist, he's won seven Grammys and an Oscar and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004—the first year he was eligible.
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[5]
.In that same year Rolling Stone ranked Prince #28 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.^ Prince was ranked 7th Greatest Artist of All Time in Acclaimed Music's list of The 1000 Greatest Artist of All Time.
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^ Prince ranked # 5 on VH1: 100 Sexiest Artists .

^ In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
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[6]
.Prince's music has been influenced by R&B, soul, funk, rock, blues, New Wave, psychedelia, folk, jazz and hip hop.^ A force to be reckoned with since his "Controversy"-filled early career, he has written everything from swinging r&b dancefloor jams to unforgettable rockin' guitar anthems to flirtations with jazz, hip-hop, and blues music.
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^ Prince's musical styles have been compared to James Brown , Jackie Wilson and other r&b heavy weights, but as Prince's career grew, Prince became a legend on his own merit with a knack for delivering funk, rock and soul with an occasional pop feel.

^ Nelson`s career has spanned several styles - from his early material, rooted in R and B, funk, and soul, he has consistently expanded his musical palette throughout his career, absorbing many other genres including New Wave, pop, rock, jazz, and hip hop.
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[1] .His artistic influences include Sly & the Family Stone, Parliament-Funkadelic, Joni Mitchell, The Beatles, Miles Davis, Carlos Santana,[7] Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Duke Ellington,[8] Curtis Mayfield,[9] and Stevie Wonder.^ By the time Prince had entered high school, Grand Central evolved into Champagne and started playing original music already drawing on a range of influences including Sly Stone, James Brown, Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix.
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^ Similar Artists Prince & The Revolution Prince and the New Power Generation New Power Generation The Time Stevie Wonder Sheila E. Sly & The Family Stone Michael Jackson More similar artists… Groups NPG P-R-I N-C-E P-Funk 80s Heaven Extensive Musical Taste 1987 - born .
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^ Take a listen and understand why I am in awe (In a Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington): In a sentimental mood @TJ Martell event from eZra brown on Vimeo .
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[10] .Prince pioneered the "Minneapolis sound", a hybrid mixture of funk, rock, pop, R&B and New Wave that influenced other musicians.^ Pop and rock · Prince Culture .
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^ Prince took R&B and regally marched it into genre-blurring horizons previously unknown, fusing rock, funk, soul, psychedelia, pop, and singer-songwriter aesthetics into a sound that was mind-bending and booty-shaking.
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^ Prince Rogers Nelson who was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is an Academy Award and Grammy award-winning American pop musician.
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[11]

Contents

Early life

.Prince Rogers Nelson was born June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to John L. Nelson and Mattie Shaw.^ View PRINCE ROGERS NELSON's Friends: All .
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^ One of the most influential and vivid example of these musical poets, satirists, philosophers and storytellers is Prince Rogers Nelson.
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^ June 07, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN .
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[12] .Prince's father was a pianist and songwriter and his mother was a jazz singer.^ John was a pianist and songwriter, and Mattie was a singer.
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^ Related Articles] Prince singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, dancer, and performer on keyboards, drums, and bass who was among the most talented American musicians of his generation.
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^ Prince: Inside the Purple Reign| Books Retrieved on February 11, 2007 John was a pianist and songwriter, and Mattie was a singer.
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.Prince was named after his father, whose stage name was Prince Rogers, and who performed with a jazz group called the Prince Rogers Trio.^ Birth name : Prince Rogers Nelson .
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^ Birth name Prince Rogers Nelson .
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^ The artist was born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was named for the Prince Rogers Trio, a jazz group fronted by his father, John Nelson.

.In a 1991 Current Affair interview, Prince's father said, "I named my son Prince because I wanted him to do everything I wanted to do."^ I said because my hair is relaxed.
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^ He didn't want to do it but his father made him.
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^ Yesterday we spoke a little bit about how I was raised, and my father, he was a very strong individual who demanded a very high standard from me in everything.
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[13] .Prince's childhood nickname was Skipper.^ Nickname: The Purple One, His Royal Badness, Skipper, The High Priest of Pop, The Prince of Funk.
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[14]
.In a PBS interview Prince told Tavis Smiley that he was "born epileptic" and "used to have seizures" when he was young.^ Prince will be on Tavis Smiley today and tomorrow.
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^ Post a comment Tags: music , prince , unconditional love , 3121 , dick gregory , tavis smiley , princey poo poo , lotusflow3r.com .
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^ After watching Prince do his interview Monday with Tavis Smiley, I almost choked because he started talking about Dick Gregory.
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.During the interview Prince also said that "My mother told me, one day I walked into her and said mom I'm not going to be sick anymore, and she said 'why?'^ Prince: I'm kidding, I told her I was going to say that to you one time.
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^ A representative told Reuters, "The problem is that one can reduce it to zero and then the next day there will be 100 or 500 or whatever.
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^ July 05, 2009 Yes, I saw Prince in an interview on cable claim to be "one of Jehovah's witnesses" when asked why he didn't vote for Obama...
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and I said; 'an angel told me so.'"[15]
.Prince's sister Tika Evene (usually called Tyka) was born in 1960.[16] Prince's parents then separated when Prince was ten years old and Prince lived with his father.^ Lived to be 100 years old.

^ After the birth of his sister Tyka in 1960, Prince's parents gradually drifted apart.
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^ After the birth of his sister, Tika Evene in 1960, Prince's parents gradually drifted apart.
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.Prince moved out after his father found him in bed with a female friend.^ I say, therefore, that in entirely new principalities, where there is a new prince, more or less difficulty is found in keeping them, accordingly as there is more or less ability in him who has acquired the state.
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^ Hey Fans & Friends, Da Prince Album “Lights Out” release date has been pushed back to February 27, 2009.
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^ In Dallas, Texas, Prince was surprised by a female audience member jumping out of her front row seat, getting onto the stage while he was singing, and kissing him.
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[13] .Prince moved into the home of a neighbor, the Andersons, and befriended their son, Andre Anderson who later became known as André Cymone).^ Later, Prince moved in with a neighborhood family, the Andersons, and became friends with their son, Andre Anderson (later called Andr Cymone).
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^ Prince lived briefly with his father, who bought him his first guitar, and later he moved in with a neighborhood family, the Andersons, befriending their son, Andre Anderson (later called André Cymone).
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^ Prince lived briefly with his father, who bought him his first guitar, and later he moved in with a neighborhood family, the Andersons, befriending their son, Andre Anderson later called Andr Cymone.
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[citation needed]
.Prince and Anderson joined Prince's cousin, Charles Smith, in a band called Grand Central while they were attending Minneapolis's Central High School (which later merged with South High School).^ During high school was in a band with his cousin Morris Day.
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^ Prince and Anderson joined Prince's cousin Charles Smith in a band called Grand Central that they formed in junior high school.
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^ Prince and Anderson joined Princes cousin Charles Smith in a band called Grand Central, formed in junior high school.
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Smith was later replaced by Morris Day on the drums. .Prince played piano and guitar for the band which performed at clubs and parties in the Minneapolis area and was managed by the mother of one of the band members.^ Prince proteges & band members .
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^ Initially his involvement was just part of a mainly instrumental band that played clubs and parties in the Minneapolis area.
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^ Prince proteges & band members 1.1 The "Prince?
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.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Grand Central later changed its name to Champagne and started playing original music influenced by Sly & the Family Stone, James Brown, Earth, Wind & Fire, Miles Davis, Parliament-Funkadelic, Carlos Santana and Jimi Hendrix.^ By the time Prince had entered high school, Grand Central evolved into Champagne and started playing original music already drawing on a range of influences including Sly Stone, James Brown, Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix.
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^ Sie spielte Lieder verschiedener Interpreten nach, unter anderem von Sly & The Family Stone , Jimi Hendrix , Carlos Santana , den Four Tops , Earth, Wind and Fire , Stevie Wonder , James Brown , Parliament und Grand Funk Railroad.
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^ By the time Prince entered high school, Grand Central evolved into Champagne and started playing original music already drawing on a range of influences including Sly Stone, James Brown, musician James Brown, Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix.
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.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] During this time Prince was also a student at the Minnesota Dance Theatre.^ At one point Prince was a student at the Minnesota Dance Theatre.
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^ (DBW) Mplsound (2009) Prince revisits some of his 80s tropes: synth, programmed drums, and his raciest lyrics in ages ("Dance 4 Me").
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^ October 12th, 2009 The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is having a photo contest for all of the fans of The King and Prince on Facebook.
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[citation needed]

Career

.In 1976, Prince created a demo tape with producer Chris Moon in Moon's Minneapolis studio.^ In 1976, he started working on a demo tape with producer Chris Moon in a Minneapolis studio.
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^ In 1976, he started work on a demo tape with producer Chris Moon in a Minneapolis studio.
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^ Jedoch lehnte Chris Moon im Herbst 1976 ab, Manager von Prince zu werden, und so flog Prince allein nach New York, um sich dort bei Schallplattenunternehmen vorzustellen.
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.Unable to secure a recording contract, Moon brought the tape to Minneapolis businessman Owen Husney.^ In 1976, he started working on a demo tape with producer Chris Moon in a Minneapolis studio.
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^ Währenddessen kontaktierte Chris Moon in Minneapolis Owen Husney, Besitzer einer Werbeagentur, und spielte ihm Lieder von Prince vor.
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^ He also had the patronage of Owen Husney, to whom Moon introduced him, allowing him to produce a quality demo.
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.Husney signed Prince, at the age of 17, to a management contract and helped Prince create a demo recording at Sound 80 Studios in Minneapolis using producer/engineer David Z. The demo recording, along with a press kit produced at Husney's ad agency, resulted in interest from several record companies including Warner Bros., A&M, and Columbia records.^ Adding to the isolation of Prince brought on by the synthesizer, Warner Bros.
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^ Prince has been alone in the studio since the age of fifteen and had a recording contract by the age of nineteen.
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^ A studio source at Warner Bros.
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.With the help of Husney, Prince signed a recording contract with Warner Bros.^ Prince was able to do this thanks to a clause in his contract with Warner Bros.
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^ In 1978 Husney negotiated Prince's contract with Warner Bros.
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^ He had used the symbol because he considered his record contract with Warner Bros.
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records. Warner Bros. agreed to give .Prince creative control for three albums and ownership of the publishing rights.^ For his second album, Prince used Ecnirp Music[2] - BMI for publishing his songs, which he would also use for the album Dirty Mind.
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^ Lovesexy was the last of Prince's remarkable 80s run - eight successive albums of endless creativity fusing funk, pop and rock.
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^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music - ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation in 1996.
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.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Husney and Prince then left Minneapolis and moved to Sausalito, California where Prince's first album, For You, was recorded at the Record Plant recording studio.^ His first records, For You in 1978 and Prince the following year, were only minor successes, but 1980's Dirty Mind was a gold-seller and is regarded as his first great album - its synth-led funk and risqué themes breaking established boundaries.
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^ Das Album wurde teilweise live mit The Revolution im Musikclub First Avenue in Minneapolis und in einer alten Lagerhalle aufgenommen.
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^ DMT consisted of Da Prince, Mack and T-White who all was introduced by record executive Anthony “Ant” Curtis.
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Subsequently, the album was mixed in Los Angeles and released in 1978.

Musical beginnings: 1977–80

.In 1977, Pepe Willie, the husband of Prince's cousin, Shantel, formed the band 94 East with Marcy Ingvoldstad and Kristie Lazenberry.^ Pepe Willie, husband of Prince's cousin, Shantel, was an influential presence in Prince's early career.
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^ In 1977, Willie formed 94 East, a band with Marcy Ingvoldstad and Kristie Lazenberry.
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^ First steps: 1977–1980 Pepe Willie, husband of Prince's cousin, Shantel, was an influence in Prince's early career.
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.Willie added Andre Cymone and Prince to the band.^ Morris Day Day was in a high school band with Prince and Andre Cymone .
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^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ In 1995, the original recordings with Prince and Cymone were released by Willie as 94 East featuring Prince, Symbolic Beginning.
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.Prince composed music for the lyrics written by Willie and played guitar and keyboards on some studio recordings.^ Prince composed the music for Willie's lyrics and typically played guitar and keyboards in the studio.
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^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ (DBW) Mplsound (2009) Prince revisits some of his 80s tropes: synth, programmed drums, and his raciest lyrics in ages ("Dance 4 Me").
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.Prince also wrote for 94 East including the song "Just Another Sucker". The band recorded tracks which later became the album Minneapolis Genius – The Historic 1977 Recordings.^ It became another platinum record for Mills.
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^ Prince wrote a song based on the album's title .
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^ He wrote many songs for the group, including "Just Another Sucker."
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.In 1995, Willie released the album 94 East featuring Prince, Symbolic Beginning which included original recordings by Prince and Cymone.^ In 1995, the original recordings with Prince and Cymone were released by Willie as 94 East featuring Prince, Symbolic Beginning.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Willie released two albums in the Nineties.
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.Prince released the album For You on April 17, 1978. The album was written and performed by Prince, except for the song "Soft and Wet" which had lyrics co-written by Moon.^ Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince released his first album, For You, on April 7, 1978.
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.According to the For You album notes Prince produced, arranged, composed and played all 27 instruments on the recording.^ Prince also produced the debut LP and played all the instruments.

^ This album, like most of his career, was not recorded with a band; Prince purportedly played all 27 instruments on the album.
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^ He produces, composes, arranges and performs nearly all of the songs on his albums.
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.The cost of recording the album was twice Prince's initial advance.^ Prince spent twice his initial advance recording the first album, which sold modestly, making the bottom reaches of the Billboard 200, while the single Soft and Wet performed well on the R&B charts.
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^ On October 25, Sony Records released a version of the single on CD. In late 2005 Prince signed with Universal Records to release his album, 3121, on March 21, 2006, (3/21).
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^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music - ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation in 1996.
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.Prince used the Prince's Music Co. to publish his songs.^ Prince used Prince's Music Co.
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^ Well known as a perfectionist, Prince is highly protective of his music and he produces, composes, arranges and performs nearly all of the songs on his albums.
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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.The single from the album reached #12 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and #92 on the Billboard Hot 100.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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.The song "Just as Long as We're Together" reached #91 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.^ "Just as Long as We're Together" flopped at #91 on the soul chart.
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^ The single reached 12 on the Soul chart and 92 on the pop chart.
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^ "Just as Long as We're Together" flopped at 91 on the soul chart.
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.In 1979 Prince created a band which included André Cymone on bass, Dez Dickerson on guitar, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink on keyboards, and Bobby Z on drums.^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band featuring Andre Cymone (Anderson) on bass, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink ..boards, Bobby Z on drums, and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ Around this time Prince began crediting his band as The Revolution, which consisted of Dez Dickerson on guitar, Lisa Coleman and Doctor Fink ..boards, Bobby Z. on drums, and Brown Mark on bass.
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^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band featuring Andre Cymone (Anderson) on bass, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums, and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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.Their first show was at the Capri Theater on January 5, 1979. Warner Bros.^ They had their first shows at the Capri Theatre on January 5 and 6 1979.
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^ In late 1996, the first collection of Prince music since his break with Warner Bros.
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^ These two R&B hits were performed on January 26, 1980 on the TV show American Bandstand with his first backing band.
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executives attended the show but decided that .Prince and the band needed more time to develop his music.^ During this time, Prince sought to engage more effectively with his fan base via the NPG Music Club, pre-concert sound checks, and at yearly "celebrations" at Paisley Park, his music studios.
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^ As time went by and Prince's musical knowledge broadened he found himself dictating the arrangements to the rest of the band.
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^ With Cabaret, Company, and Follies, Harold Prince has created a generation of musicals which capture much of our time in a form that, in his hands, refuses to die."
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[17]
.In October 1979, Prince released a self-titled album, Prince, which was #4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Black Albums charts, and #22 on the Billboard 200, going platinum.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The self-titled album came out in fall 1979.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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.It contained two R&B hits: "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?" and "I Wanna Be Your Lover". "I Wanna Be Your Lover" sold over a million copies, and reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #1 for two weeks on the Hot Soul Singles chart.^ I Wanna Be Your Lover / Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad (7", Single, RE) .
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^ Instead of continuing in this accessible direction, he veered off into the bizarre psycho-psychedelia of Around the World in a Day , which nevertheless sold over two million copies.
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^ He has also sold more than 11 million albums and is dropping another one, "Curtis," this September.
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.Prince performed both these songs on January 26, 1980 on American Bandstand.^ These two R&B hits were performed on January 26, 1980 on the TV show American Bandstand with his first backing band.
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^ These two R&B hits were performed on January 26, 1980, on the TV show American Bandstand with this first backing band.
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^ Well known as a perfectionist, Prince is highly protective of his music and he produces, composes, arranges and performs nearly all of the songs on his albums.
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.On this album, Prince used Ecnirp Music – BMI.^ For his second album, Prince used Ecnirp Music[2] - BMI for publishing his songs, which he would also use for the album Dirty Mind.
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^ For his second album, Prince used Ecnirp Music – BMI [5] for publishing his songs, which he would also use for the album Dirty Mind.
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^ Prince used Prince's Music Co.
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[18]
.Prince's next album, Dirty Mind, was "certified gold" and the single "Uptown" reached #5 on the Billboard Dance chart and #5 on the Hot Soul Singles charts.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The single " Partyman " was certified gold.

^ The single " Gett Off " was certified gold.

.Prince was also the opening act for Rick James' 1980 Fire it Up tour.^ Prince was so enamoured with her musical talent/sexual prowess he took her on tour with him as the opening act.
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^ This tour consisted of Prince & Jerome Benton doing stand-up comedy in the style of Abbott & Costello.
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^ Armand Z Trip 12-15-2006, 07:14 PM Prince wears Rick James pyjamas.
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Controversy era: 1980–84

.In 1980 Prince released the album, Dirty Mind, which he recorded in his own studio.^ In 1980, Prince released Dirty Mind, again entirely self-recorded and released using the demos of the songs.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ In 1980, Prince released Dirty Mind, a solo effort released using the original demos.
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Dirty Mind contained sexually explicit material, including the title song, "Head", and the song "Sister". In February 1981, Prince made his first appearance on Saturday Night Live, performing "Partyup".
The songs on Controversy were published by Controversy Music[19] – ASCAP a practice he continued until the Emancipation album in 1996.
.In 1981, Prince formed a "side project" band called The Time.^ In 1981, Prince formed a "side project"(a problematic label given that his band was only used for performance, not recording sessions) band called The Time.
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^ The Time Princes most successful side project .
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^ In 1981, Prince formed a "side project" (a problematic label given that his band was only used for performance, not recording sessions) band called The Time.
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.The Time released four albums between 1981 and 1990, with Prince writing and performing most of the instrumentation and backing vocals, with lead vocals by Morris Day.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince again performed all instrumental and vocal parts.
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^ The Time released four albums between 1981 and 1990, with Prince writing and performing all instruments and backing vocals throughout.
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[citation needed]
.In 1982, Prince released a double album, 1999, which sold over three million copies.^ In 1982, Prince released the 1999 double-album which "broke" Prince into the mainstream in the US and internationally, selling over three million copies.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Has sold 80 million albums worldwide.
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[20] The title track was a protest against nuclear proliferation and became his first top ten hit in countries outside the U.S. Prince's "Little Red Corvette" was one of the first two videos by a black artist played in heavy rotation on MTV, along with Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean".[21]
.The song "Delirious" also placed in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ It reached the top ten of the U.S. album charts.
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^ The first single, Kiss, would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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The Revolution: 1984–87

.During this period Prince referred to his band as The Revolution.^ During this period, Prince began to attract attention for the clothes he wore onstage.
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^ During this period, Prince recorded many acclaimed b-sides—songs that were previously released on the b-side of a single that were, at times, "throwaway" songs—becoming popular songs in their own right.
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^ Susanna was a member of the Prince-formed band The Family, sang backup during the Parade tour and sang on the Around the World in a Day, Parade and Sign o' the Times albums.
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.The band's name was also printed, in reverse, on the cover of 1999 inside the letter "I" of the word "Prince". The band consisted of Lisa Coleman and Doctor Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z. on drums, Brown Mark on bass, and Dez Dickerson on guitar.^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band featuring Andre Cymone (Anderson) on bass, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink ..boards, Bobby Z on drums, and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ Around this time Prince began crediting his band as The Revolution, which consisted of Dez Dickerson on guitar, Lisa Coleman and Doctor Fink ..boards, Bobby Z. on drums, and Brown Mark on bass.
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^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band featuring Andre Cymone (Anderson) on bass, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums, and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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.Jill Jones, a backing singer, was also part of The Revolution line up for the 1999 album and tour.^ Jill Jones Unofficial vocalist for the Revolution on 1999 album and related videos .
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^ At the end of the previous tour, Prince had disbanded his long-time performance band, called The Revolution since the release of the movie and album Purple Rain (although 'The Revolution' is mentioned on the album "1999").
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^ In 1999, Prince once again teamed up with a major record label, this time Arista Records, for a new album, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic.
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.Following the 1999 Tour, Dickerson left the group for religious reasons.^ The band's name was printed in reverse on the cover of 1999; Prince refrained using the name "The Revolution" until Dickerson left the band for personal reasons.
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.In the 2003 book Possessed: The Rise and Fall of Prince, author Alex Hahn says that Dickerson was reluctant to sign a three year contract and wanted to pursue other musical ventures.^ My obsession in wanting to understand more about the music industry and how it operates all came from Prince.
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^ After signing his first record contract as a teenager, Prince learned the ropes of the stage and studio with impressive speed, and started pursuing a dual Master's in Shock Value and Media Manipulation.
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^ Read the RYM Rough Guide for this artist (as suggested by Shrimp91 ) "Prince is what every other music artist wishes to be - that is, nothing short of a true creative genius.
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.Dickerson was replaced by Wendy Melvoin, a childhood friend of Coleman.^ Dickerson was replaced by Wendy Melvoin, a childhood friend of Lisa.
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.At first the band was used sparsely in the studio but this gradually changed during the mid-1980s.^ The band members were known for being solid musicians and a strong live act, but their talents would be used sparsely in the studio.
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[citation needed]
.Prince's 1984 album Purple Rain sold more than thirteen million copies in the U.S. and spent twenty-four consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The album was a monster hit, selling over three million copies, but it was nothing compared to 1984's Purple Rain.
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^ Prince's 1984 album, Purple Rain (concurrent with the film of the same name) sold more than thirteen million copies in the US and spent twenty-four consecutive weeks at 1 on the Billboard 200.
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The film of the same name won an Academy Award and grossed more than $80 million in the U.S.[22]
.Songs from the film were hits on pop charts around the world, while "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy" reached #1 and the title track reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. At one point in 1984, Prince simultaneously had the number one album, single, and film in the U.S.; it was the first time a singer had achieved this feat.^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Nothing on that album was released as a hit single.
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[23] .Prince won the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for Purple Rain, and the album is ranked 72nd Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.^ Hosted the Academy Awards many times.

^ When Rolling Stone ranked the "100 Best Albums of the 80s," Purple Rain came in at # 2.

^ In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
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[24] .The album is also part of Time magazine's All-Time 100 Albums.^ We hope you'll treat the All-TIME 100 as a great musical parlor game.
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^ In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
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^ Sign o' the Times, released in 1987 as a double album, reached the Top Ten of the Billboard 200 and achieved the greatest critical acclaim of his career, topping the annual and highly reputable Pazz & Jop critics poll, reaching the top 100 of Rolling Stone's list and The All-TIME 100 Albums of TIME Magazine, which declared it was the best album of the 1980s.
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[25]
Prince performing in Brussels during the Hit N Run Tour in 1986
.After Tipper Gore heard her 12-year-old daughter Karenna listening to Prince's song "Darling Nikki", she founded the Parents Music Resource Center.^ When she overheard her twelve-year-old daughter, Karenna, playing Darling Nikki, Tipper Gore founded the Parents Music Resource Center, which has spurred the use of explicit lyric stickers and imprints on album covers.
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^ It was the album's song "Darling Nikki" to which Tipper Gore overheard her twelve-year-old daughter, Karenna, listening that inspired her to found the Parents Music Resource Center.
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^ Monday, April 28, 2008 Sasquatch re: Prince Covers Radiohead at Coachella Tipper Gore founded the Parent Music Resource Center after she heard her 12-year-old daughter listening to “Darling Nikki.” Prince is America.
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[26] .The center advocates the mandatory use of a warning label ("Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics") on the covers of records that have been judged to contain language or lyrical content unsuitable for minors.^ The center has enacted the mandatory use of a warning label ("Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics") on the covers of records that have been judged to contain language or lyrical content unsuitable for minors.
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^ When she overheard her twelve-year-old daughter, Karenna, playing Darling Nikki, Tipper Gore founded the Parents Music Resource Center, which has spurred the use of explicit lyric stickers and imprints on album covers.
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^ In 1981, Prince formed a "side project"(a problematic label given that his band was only used for performance, not recording sessions) band called The Time.
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The recording industry later voluntarily complied with this request.[27]
.In 1985 Prince announced that he would discontinue live performances and music videos after the release of his next album.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince performed on Saturday Night Live .

^ As a follow-up to his 2007 album, Planet Earth , Prince announced he'd be releasing two solo albums in 2009, including Lotus Flower , an album the Purple One promised would feature a lot of guitar heroics.
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.His subsequent recording Around the World in a Day, held the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 for three weeks.^ Around the World in a Day (1985) .
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, which was a smash hit in the US and Canada, Prince announced that he would discontinue both live performances and music videos after the release of Around the World in a Day, which held the 1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart for three weeks.
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
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.In 1986 his album Parade reached #3 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the R&B charts.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ The album went to number three on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on the R&B album charts.
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.The first single, "Kiss", reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was originally written for a side project called Mazarati.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, Kiss, would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Confirmed as the first single, "Song of the Heart" appears on the film's soundtrack which also features a rendition of his classic, "Kiss" as sung by Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
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.That same year the song "Manic Monday", which was written by Prince and recorded by The Bangles, reached #2 on the Hot 100 chart.^ At the same time, Manic Monday by The Bangles reached number two on the Hot 100, which Prince had written under the pseudonym Christopher.
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^ At the same time, "Manic Monday" by The Bangles, which Prince had written under the pseudonym "Christopher," reached #2 on the Hot 100.
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^ At the same time, "Manic Monday" by The Bangles, which Prince had written under the pseudonym "Christopher Tracey," reached 2 on the Hot 100.
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.The album Parade served as the soundtrack for Prince's second film, Under the Cherry Moon.^ Christopher Tracy was the name of Prince's character in the movie "Under The Cherry Moon," for which Parade served as a soundtrack.
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^ Prince tried his hand at the movie/soundtrack combination again with Parade , the soundtrack to Under The Cherry Moon .

^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade as a soundtrack to the film Under The Cherry Moon.
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.Prince directed and starred in the movie, which also featured Kristen Scott Thomas.^ Prince both directed and starred in the movie, and it also featured Kristen Scott Thomas as Mary Sharon in her first movie role.
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^ He starred in the movie Purple Rain which found sound success with the critics, but more importantly created a soundtrack to the movie that exemplified the musical genius of Prince.

^ The SBA is managing and directing the Tour, featuring a 10-player team roster consisting of 5 former NBA Players and 5 SBA All-stars, November 9th through November 16th.
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.In 1986, Prince began a series of sporadic live performances called the Hit N Run Tour.^ Prince kicked off his "Hit N' Run" tour in Massachusetts.

^ Prince performed on Saturday Night Live .

^ As Clarence House was renovated and Camilla became the Prince's live-in partner, questions began to surface about the cost of her lifestyle.

.The European tour went to Europe in the summer and ended that September in Japan.^ He closed the tour in September in Japan, his first appearances in the country.
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^ September 1990 besuchte Prince mit der Nude-Tour noch Japan .
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^ Tours of Japan and Europe are in store for the first and second quarter of 2007.
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.After the tour Prince fired Wendy & Lisa and replaced Bobby Z. with Sheila E..^ On tour, Lisa Coleman replaced Chapman in the band, who felt the sexually explicit lyrics and stage antics of Prince's concerts conflicted with her religious beliefs.
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^ On stage, Lisa Coleman replaced Chapman in the band, who felt the sexually explicit lyrics and stage antics of Princes concerts conflicted with her religious beliefs.
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^ Prince refused to believe it was her fault, and fired her band, replacing them with his own.
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.Brown Mark quit the band while keyboardist Matt Fink remained.^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ Around this time Prince began crediting his band as The Revolution, which consisted of Dez Dickerson on guitar, Lisa Coleman and Doctor Fink ..boards, Bobby Z. on drums, and Brown Mark on bass.
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^ At the end of the tour, Prince disbanded The Revolution, although retaining band member Matt Fink ..board.
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Prince then recruited new band members Miko Weaver on guitar, Atlanta Bliss on trumpet, Eric Leeds on saxophone, Boni Boyer on keyboards, Levi Seacer, Jr. on bass and dancer Cat Glover.[citation needed]

Solo again and spiritual rebirth: 1987–91

.Prior to the disbanding of The Revolution, Prince was working on two separate projects.^ Prince lived and worked in Deerfield for some time, until his wife was freed; the two were in Guilford, Vermont, by 1785.
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^ At the end of the tour, Prince disbanded The Revolution, although retaining band member Matt Fink ..board.
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^ The Project Gutenberg Etext of The Prince, by Nicolo Machiavelli Includes Two Shorter Works on Valentino and Castracani #1, 2 and 3 in our series by Machiavelli .
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The Revolution album, Dream Factory and a solo effort, Camille.[28] .Unlike the three previous band albums, Dream Factory included significant input from the band members and even featured a number of songs with lead vocals by Wendy & Lisa,[28] while the Camille project saw Prince create a new persona primarily singing in a sped up, female-sounding voice.^ Camille - sped up voice on Housequake, Shockadelica, etc.
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^ I just picked up the new Prince album, Musicology.
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^ Prince proteges & band members .
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.With the dismissal of The Revolution, Prince consolidated material from both shelved albums, along with some new songs, into a three-LP album to be titled Crystal Ball.^ Prince wrote a song based on the album's title .
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^ Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.
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^ He released his 1997 album, “Crystal Ball,” on the Internet and in 2006 was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Webbys.

[29] .However, with the low sales of his previous two albums, Warner Bros.^ In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Chaos and Disorder, released in 1996, was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros., as well as one of his least commercially successful releases.
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forced Prince to make the release a double album and Sign o' the Times was released on March 31, 1987.[30]
.The album peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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^ The album went to 3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and 2 on the R&B album charts.
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[30] .The first single, "Sign o' the Times", would chart at #3 on the Hot 100.[31] The follow-up single, "If I Was Your Girlfriend" charted poorly at #67 on the Hot 100, but went to #12 on R&B chart.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, Kiss, would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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[31] .The third single, a duet with Sheena Easton, "U Got the Look" charted at #2 on the Hot 100, #11 on the R&B chart,[31] and the final single "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man" finished at #10 on Hot 100 and #14 on the R&B chart.^ I could never take the place of youre man .
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^ Could never take the place of your man .
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^ I could never take the place of your man - Take 1 .
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[31]
.Despite the album receiving the greatest critical acclaim of any album in Prince's career, including being named the top album of the year by the Pazz & Jop critics' poll, album sales steadily declined, although it eventually sold 3.2 million copies.^ By 1990, twelve years after he started and five years after he was the biggest commercial star on the planet, Prince is perceived as being out of touch.
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^ The album, which rose to the top 5 in the album charts of several countries (including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia), featured some of the artists most economical and commercially appealing music in years.
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^ The album, which rose as high as the top five on a number of international charts (including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia), featured some of Prince's most economical and commercially appealing music in years[citation].
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[32] .In Europe however, it performed well and Prince promoted the album overseas with a lengthy tour.^ Following the album, Prince launched the Sign ☮ the Times Tour in Europe.
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
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^ This was the first of Prince's albums containing the now ubiquitous legend: "Produced, Arranged, Composed and Performed by Prince."
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Putting together a new backing band from the remnants of The Revolution, Prince added bassist Levi Seacer, Jr., Boni Boyer on keyboards, and dancer/choreographer Cat Glover to go with new drummer Sheila E. and holdovers Miko Weaver, Doctor Fink, Eric Leeds, Atlanta Bliss, and the Bodyguards (Jerome, Wally Safford, and Greg Brooks) for the Sign o' the Times Tour. .The tour was a huge success overseas, with Warner Bros.^ Chaos and Disorder, released in 1996, was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros., as well as one of his least commercially successful releases.
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^ The greatest success he had during the year was with the EP 1999: The New Master, released in time for Prince to collect a small portion of the sales dollars Warner Bros.
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^ The Chaos And Disorder album of 1996 was his final album of new material for Warner Bros., and was one of his least successful.
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and .Prince's managers wanting to bring it to the U.S. to resuscitate sagging sales of Sign o' the Times,[33][34] however Prince balked at a full U.S. tour, as he was ready to produce a new album.^ Following the albums' release, Prince launched the Sign o' the Times Tour in Europe.
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^ Had a 1991 album produced by Prince .
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^ Sheila E. Sheila had 3 albums produced by Prince in the 1980s .
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[33] .A compromise was made where he filmed the last two nights of the tour to be released in movie theaters as a concert film.^ In 1987, a live concert film was shot of the Sign ☮ the Times Tour in Rotterdam and Antwerp.
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^ King, 81, canceled his Thursday night concert and went to the hospital on the advice of two local physicians, the Houston Chronicle said Friday.

^ Reportedly, Paris' car has been repossessed after the last two payments were not made.
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.Unfortunately, the film quality was deemed subpar and reshoots were performed at his Paisley Park studios.^ September 1976), eine Angestellte seines Unternehmens Paisley Park Studio .
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^ Prince celebrated the reinstitution of his name with a 6-day open-house and tour of his Paisley Park studios ending with a 3+ hour concert.

^ Sign ☮ the Times, released in 1987 as a double album was created and mixed at Paisley Park Studios, Sunset Sound and Dierks Studio Mobile Trucks.
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[33] .The film Sign o' the Times was released on November 20, 1987. Much like the album, the film was critically praised (at least more than the previous year's Under the Cherry Moon); however, its box office receipts were minimal, and it quickly left theaters.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade as a soundtrack to the film Under The Cherry Moon.
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^ Although total sales are less than a typical release would initiate, the direct profit for the musicians is more substantial.

^ Doesn't that likely have a lot more to do with his beliefs than being black?

[34]
.The next album intended for release was to be The Black Album.^ Out of this state of affairs a proposal came about to subject the aborted Black Album to an official release, approximately seven years after its initial creation.
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^ Prince was set to release the hard funk of The Black Album by the end of the year, yet he withdrew it just before its release, deciding it was too dark and immoral.
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^ Prince pushed to have his next album The Gold Experience released simultaneously as Prince material.
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[35] .More instrumental and funk and R&B themed than recent releases,[36] The Black Album also saw Prince experiment with rap on the songs "Bob George" and "Dead on It". Prince was set to release the album with a complete monochromatic black cover with only the catalog number printed, but at the last minute, even though 500,000 copies had been pressed,[37] Prince had a spiritual epiphany that the album was evil and had it recalled.^ In the 80s, Madonna wanted to be black more than Prince.

^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ It became Prince's poorest-selling album to date, struggling to even shift 500,000 copies.
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[38] .(Although it would later be released by Warner Bros.^ He continued releasing music over the Web after leaving his record label, Warner Bros., in the mid-1990s.
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^ Although total sales are less than a typical release would initiate, the direct profit for the musicians is more substantial.

^ In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.
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as a limited edition album in .1994.) Prince went back in the studio for eight weeks and recorded Lovesexy.^ When it was time to record the song, it happened that Prince was in Los Angeles near her recording studio.
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^ Prince has been alone in the studio since the age of fifteen and had a recording contract by the age of nineteen.
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^ Housing three complete recording studios, and a complete soundstage for performances and video production, the studios have been Prince's playground since their opening.
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.Released on May 10, 1988, Lovesexy serves as a spiritual opposite to the dark The Black Album.^ The 1988 album Lovesexy was Princes spiritual answer to the dark message of The Black Album.
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^ The 1988 album Lovesexy is considered Prince's "spiritual" answer to the "dark" The Black Album.
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^ Out of this state of affairs a proposal came about to subject the aborted Black Album to an official release, approximately seven years after its initial creation.
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[39] .Every song is a solo effort by Prince, with exception of "Eye No" which was recorded with his backing band at the time, dubbed the "Lovesexy Band" by fans.^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ As time went by and Prince's musical knowledge broadened he found himself dictating the arrangements to the rest of the band.
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^ Working closely with a backing band (the Revolution) for the first time, he has distorted guitars, arena-rock anthems, funky calls for sexual abandon, angry love songs, spiritual redemption...
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.Lovesexy would reach #11 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on the R&B albums chart.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The album went to number three on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on the R&B album charts.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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[40] The lead single, "Alphabet St.", peaked at #8 on the Hot 100 and #3 on the R&B chart,[30] but finished with only selling 750,000 copies.[41]
.Prince again took his post-Revolution backing band (minus the Bodyguards) on a three leg, 84-show Lovesexy World Tour; that although played to huge crowds and were well received shows, lost money due to the expensive sets and props incorporated.^ Both sets were well received.
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^ The tour was not well-received.
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^ The US leg of the Lovesexy World Tour also proved to be commercial disappointment: Prince lost money as dates failed to sell out.
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[42][43]
.In 1989, Prince appeared on Madonna's studio album Like a Prayer, co-writing and singing the duet "Love Song" and playing electric guitar (uncredited) on the songs "Like a Prayer", "Keep It Together", and "Act of Contrition". He also began work on a number of musical projects, including Rave Unto the Joy Fantastic and early drafts of his Graffiti Bridge film,[44][45] but both were put on hold when he was asked by Batman director Tim Burton to record several songs for the upcoming live-action adaptation.^ Both films looked fantastic on the screen.

^ Played by Brendan Fraser in the live action film.

^ Prince composed the music for Willie's lyrics and typically played guitar and keyboards in the studio.
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.Prince went into the studio and produced an entire nine-track album that Warner Bros.^ A studio source at Warner Bros.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Chaos and Disorder, released in 1996, was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros., as well as one of his least commercially successful releases.
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released on .June 20, 1989. Batman peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200,[46] selling 4.3 million copies.^ In 1982, Prince released the 1999 double-album which "broke" Prince into the mainstream in the US and internationally, selling over three million copies.
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^ In 1982 Prince released the 1999 double-album which proved to be a breakthrough album both in the U.S. and internationally, selling over three million copies.
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^ The album was a monster hit, selling over three million copies, but it was nothing compared to 1984's Purple Rain.
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[47] .The single "Batdance" topped the Billboard and R&B charts.^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart the following week, giving the legendary artist his highest charting international album of the decade.
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[30]
Prince performing during his Nude Tour in 1990
Additionally, the single "The Arms of Orion" with Sheena Easton charted at #36, and "Partyman" (also featuring the vocals of Prince's then-girlfriend, nicknamed Anna Fantastic) charted at #18 on the Hot 100 and at #5 on the R&B chart, while the love ballad "Scandalous!" went to #5 on the R&B chart.[30] .However, he did have to sign away all publishing rights to the songs on the album to Warner Bros.^ For his second album, Prince used Ecnirp Music[2] - BMI for publishing his songs, which he would also use for the album Dirty Mind.
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^ In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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as part of the deal to do the soundtrack.
.In 1990, Prince went back on tour with a revamped band for his stripped down, back-to-basics Nude Tour.^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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^ As time went by and Prince's musical knowledge broadened he found himself dictating the arrangements to the rest of the band.
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^ On tour, Lisa Coleman replaced Chapman in the band, who felt the sexually explicit lyrics and stage antics of Prince's concerts conflicted with her religious beliefs.
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.With the departures of Boni Boyer, Sheila E., the horns, and Cat, Prince brought in Rosie Gaines on keys, drummer Michael Bland, and dancing trio, The Game Boyz, Tony M., Kirky J., and Damon Dickson.^ Michael Bland NPG drummer from 19891996 .
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^ The site had previously included a tribute page to the late Prince backup singer, Boni Boyer, but Prince's lawyers objected to the use of certain photographs.
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^ Fink , Miko Weaver (rhythm guitar, 1986-90), Sheila E. (drums, percussion, vocals, cowbells, 1987-89), Levi Seacer, Jr. Boni Boyer (keyboards, backing vocals, 1988-90), Cat (vocals, 1988-89), Eric Leeds (saxophone, horns, vocals, 1984), Atlanta Bliss (brass, vocals, 1986-90) Prince and The N.P.G (New Power Generation): Levi Seacer, Jr. Michael Bland (drums, 1989-96), Sonny T. (bass, 1991-96), Rosie Gaines , (keyboards, vocals, 1991-92), Tommy Barbarella (keyboards, 1991-96), Morris Hayes (1991-96), Tony M. (spoken vocals, 1991-93), Mayte (backing vocals, 1992-95) .
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.The European and Japanese tour was a financial success with its short, greatest hits setlist.^ Prince recouped his losses with the European and Japanese legs of the tour.
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^ This man in a short time restored peace and unity with the greatest success.
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^ After a few isolated dates (dubbed "the Hit and Run Tour") in the United States, he embarked on his first full scale European Tour in the summer of 1986.
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[48] .As the year progressed, Prince finished production on his fourth film, Graffiti Bridge, and the album of the same name.^ The same year, a bootleg Prince LP, The Black Album was "released."

^ Despite its poor showing, Graffiti Bridge is not a bad album; in fact, it's often very good.
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^ Prince working significantly on Kate Bush's 1993 album, The Red Shoes; her name appears in the credits of his Diamonds and Pearls album.
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Initially, Warner Bros. was reluctant to fund the film, however, with .Prince's assurances it would be a sequel to Purple Rain as well as the involvement of the original members of The Time, the studio greenlit the project.^ Prince hit #1 for a week with " Purple Rain ."

^ I have to say that I haven't paid much attention to Prince since way back in the day of Purple Rain and Nikki and Party Like It's 1999 and that stuff.
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^ Margie Cox A long-time associate, contributing to various projects for Prince and associated artists .
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[49] .Released on August 20, 1990, the album reached #6 on the Billboard 200 and R&B albums chart.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The album went to number three on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on the R&B album charts.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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[50] .The single "Thieves in the Temple" reaching #6 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the R&B chart.^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ I Like It and All This Love were the major hits from this album, with the former single reaching #1 on the US R&B charts.
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^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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[30] .The film, released on November 20, 1990, was a critical and box office flop, grossing just $4.2 million.^ Evan Almighty was also a box office bomb as it only pulled in $32 million after USA Today reported it took an estimated $125 million to make the film.
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^ Darkrose November 17, 2008 5:24 PM @Rhoda: There's a good reason for going after the Mormons--20 million of them, to be exact.

^ In 1990, Prince released the film Graffiti Bridge, a sequel to Purple Rain that performed poorly at the box office.
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[51] .After the release of the film and album, the last remaining members of The Revolution, Miko Weaver and Doctor Fink left Prince's band.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ His follow-up live performance band retained Matt Fink on keyboards, and added Boni Boyer on keyboards, Sheila E on drums, Levi Seacer, Jr. Miko Weaver on guitar.
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^ By 1979, Prince had recruited his first backing band with Cymone on bass, Gayle Chapman and Matt Fink on keyboards, Bobby Z on drums and Dez Dickerson on guitar.
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.Also from that album, "Round and Round" placed at number 12 on the U.S. charts and Number 2 on the R&B charts.^ The album was placed at number six in The Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop critics poll for 1983.
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^ The album went to number three on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on the R&B album charts.
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^ The album rose as high as the top five on a number of international charts (including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia).
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.The song featured the teenage Tevin Campbell (who also had a role in the film) on lead vocals.^ Confirmed as the first single, "Song of the Heart" appears on the film's soundtrack which also features a rendition of his classic, "Kiss" as sung by Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
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^ She became known in the late 1990s and has appeared in several supporting and lead roles in Hollywood films.
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^ Sinclair - who has previously worked on such films as 'No Direction Home: Bob Dylan', 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' and 'Sliding Doors' -insists Daltrey always wanted Myers for the lead role.

The New Power Generation and name change: 1991–94

.
Prince's Yellow Cloud Guitar at the Smithsonian Castle.
^ Prince's Yellow Cloud Guitar at the Smithsonian CastleIn 1982, Prince released the 1999 double-album which "broke" Prince into the mainstream in the US and internationally, selling over three million copies.
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Prince can be seen playing this guitar in the "Gett Off" video.
.1991 marked the debut of Prince's new band, The New Power Generation.^ Prince was backed in the 80s by The Revolution, and in the 90s by the New Power Generation.
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^ Diamonds and Pearls debuted Prince's new band, the New Power Generation, that featured rapper Tony M., Rosie Gaines on vocals, Michael Bland on drums, Levi Seacer on guitar, Sonny T on bass, and Tommy Barbarella on keyboards.
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^ Diamonds and Pearls debuted Prince's new band, the New Power Generation, that featured rapper Tony M., Rosie Gaines on vocals, Michael Bland on drums, Levi Seacer on guitar, Sonny T on bass, and Tommy Barbarella ..boards.
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.With guitarist Miko Weaver and long-time keyboardist Doctor Fink gone, Prince added bass player Sonny T., Tommy Barbarella on keyboards, and a brass section known as the Hornheads to go along with Levi Seacer (taking over on guitar), Rosie Gaines, Michael Bland, and the Game Boyz.^ Diamonds and Pearls debuted Prince's new band, the New Power Generation, that featured rapper Tony M., Rosie Gaines on vocals, Michael Bland on drums, Levi Seacer on guitar, Sonny T on bass, and Tommy Barbarella on keyboards.
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^ Diamonds and Pearls debuted Prince's new band, the New Power Generation, that featured rapper Tony M., Rosie Gaines on vocals, Michael Bland on drums, Levi Seacer on guitar, Sonny T on bass, and Tommy Barbarella ..boards.
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^ Diamonds and Pearls also marked the debut of the New Power Generation featuring rapper Tony M, Rosie Gaines on vocals, Michael Bland on drums, Levi Seacer and Kirk Johnson on guitar, Sonny T on bass, and Tommy Barbarella on keyboards.
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.With significant input from his band members, Diamonds and Pearls was released on October 1, 1991. Reaching #3 on the Billboard 200[52] Diamonds and Pearls saw the singles "Gett Off" chart at #21 on the Hot 100 and #6 on the R&B charts while "Cream" gave Prince his fifth U.S. number one single.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The single " Gett Off " was certified gold.

[53]
.1992 saw Prince and The New Power Generation release his twelfth album, Prince logo.svg,[54] bearing only an unpronounceable symbol on the cover (later copyrighted as Love Symbol #2).^ Prince's twelfth album was titled with an unpronounceable symbol (later copyrighted as "Love Symbol 2").
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^ Prince's twelfth album was titled with an unpronounceable symbol (later copyrighted as "Love Symbol #2").
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^ Prince produced their only album .
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[55] .The album, generally referred to as Love Symbol, would peak at #5 on the Billboard 200.[56] While the label wanted "7" to be the first single, Prince fought to have "My Name Is Prince" as he "felt that the song's more hip-hoppery would appeal to the same audience" that had purchased the previous album.^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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[57] .Prince got his way but "My Name Is Prince" only managed to reach #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #23 on the R&B chart.^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Prince is the name that my Mother gave me at birth.
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.The follow-up single "Sexy MF" fared worse, charting at #66 on the Hot 100 and #76 on the R&B chart.^ In 1989, Prince would record the soundtrack for Batman, which would return him to the top of the U.S. album charts at number one, with the single and worldwide hit Batdance reaching number one of the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart the following week, giving the legendary artist his highest charting international album of the decade.
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.The label's preferred lead single choice "7" would be the album's lone top ten hit, reaching #7.[53] Prince logo.svg would go on to sell 2.8 million copies worldwide.^ Nothing on that album was released as a hit single.
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^ It reached the top ten of the U.S. album charts.
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^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

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.After two failed attempts in 1990 and 1991,[59] Warner Bros.^ Prince attempted a major comeback later that year, when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation.
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^ Prince attempted a major comeback later that year when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation.
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finally released a .greatest hits compilation with the three-disc The Hits/The B-Sides in 1993. The first two discs were also sold separately as The Hits 1 and The Hits 2.^ The first two discs were also sold separately as The Hits 1 and The Hits 2.
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^ These two R&B hits were performed on January 26, 1980 on the TV show American Bandstand with his first backing band.
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^ Two new songs, first "Pink Cashmere" and then "Peach," were chosen as promotional singles to accompany the compilation album.
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.In addition to featuring the majority of Prince's hit singles (with the exception of "Batdance" and other songs that appeared on the Batman soundtrack), The Hits includes an array of previously hard-to-find recordings, notably B-sides spanning the majority of Prince's career, as well as a handful of previously unreleased tracks such as the Revolution-recorded "Power Fantastic" and a live recording of "Nothing Compares 2 U" with Rosie Gaines.^ In addition to featuring the majority of Prince's hit singles (with the exception of "Batdance," which was omitted), The Hits includes an array of previously hard-to-find recordings, notably B-sides spanning the majority of Prince's career, as well as a handful of previously unreleased tracks such as the Revolution-recorded "Power Fantastic."
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^ Many of Prince's notable b-sides appeared on the 3rd disc of the compilation The Hits/The B-Sides.
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^ The Batman soundtrack was certified 2x platinum and the single " Batdance " was certified platinum.

.Two new songs, "Pink Cashmere" and "Peach", were chosen as promotional singles to accompany the compilation album.^ Two new songs, first "Pink Cashmere" and then "Peach," were chosen as promotional singles to accompany the compilation album.
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^ A new song, Peach, was chosen as a promotional single to accompany the album.
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^ The album contained two hit singles, "Don't Rock The Boat" (which featured a guest rap from Ecstasy of Whodini) and "Snake In The Grass".
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.1993 also marked the year in which Prince changed his stage name to the Love Symbol, which is a combination of the symbols for male (♂) and female (♀).^ Prince explained his name change as follows: .
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^ The symbol is said to be a melding of the symbols for male and female.
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^ Prince changed his name to a combination of the male and female symbol: .

[60] Because the symbol is unpronounceable, he was often referred to as "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince".

Increased output: 1994–2000

.In 1994, Prince's attitude towards his artistic output underwent a notable shift.^ In 1994 Prince's attitude towards his artistic output underwent a notable shift.
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^ Prince over the artistic and financial control of Prince's output.
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^ In 1994, Prince's attitude towards his artistic output underwent a notable shift.
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.He began to view releasing albums in quick succession as a means of ejecting himself from his contractual obligations to Warner Bros.^ He began to view releasing albums in quick succession as a means of ejecting himself from his contractual obligations to Warner Bros.
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^ In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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.The label, he believed, was intent on limiting his artistic freedom by insisting that he release albums more sporadically.^ The label, he believed, was intent on limiting his artistic freedom by insisting he release albums on a more sporadic basis.
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^ The label, he believed, was intent on limiting his artistic freedom by insisting that he release albums more sporadically.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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.He also blamed Warner Bros.^ He also blamed Warner Bros.
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for the poor commercial performance of the .Love Symbol album, claiming that it was insufficiently marketed by Warner.^ Love Symbol album, claiming that it was insufficiently marketed by Warner.
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^ Prince's twelfth album was titled with an unpronounceable symbol (later copyrighted as "Love Symbol 2").
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^ On May 16, 2000, Prince ceased using the Love Symbol moniker and returned to using "Prince" again, after his publishing contract with Warner-Chappell expired.
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.It was out of these developments that the aborted Black Album was officially released, approximately seven years after its initial recording and near-release.^ It was out of these developments that the aborted The Black Album was officially released, approximately seven years after its initial recording and near-release.
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^ Out of this state of affairs a proposal came about to subject the aborted Black Album to an official release, approximately seven years after its initial creation.
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^ The same year, a bootleg Prince LP, The Black Album was "released."

.The "new" release, which was already in wide circulation as a bootleg, sold relatively poorly.^ The "new" release, which was already in wide circulation as a bootleg, sold relatively poorly.
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^ This new release, which was already in wide circulation as bootlegs, also sold relatively poorly.
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^ The album circulated through the bootleg underground music world until it was finally given an official release in 1994.
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.Following that disappointing venture, Warner Bros.^ Following that disappointing venture, Warner Bros.
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^ Prince explained his name change as follows: The first step I have taken towards the ultimate goal of emancipation from the chains that bind me to Warner Bros.
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succumbed to .Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ He is also in the process of recording new material to release.
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^ Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.
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.When Come was eventually released, it confirmed all of Warner's fears.^ When Come was eventually released, it confirmed all of Warner's fears.
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^ When Come was eventually released, it confirmed all of Warner's worst fears.
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.It became Prince's poorest-selling album to date, struggling to even shift 500,000 copies.^ Selling DVD - over 28 000 000 copies.

^ It became Prince's poorest-selling album to date, struggling to even shift 500,000 copies.
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^ Doch knapp eine Woche vor dem Veröffentlichungstermin entschied sich Prince dafür, die Auslieferung des Albums abzusagen, und 500.000 LPs wurden wieder eingestampft.
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Even more frustrating was the fact that Prince insisted on crediting the album to "Prince 1958–1993".
.Prince pushed to have his next album The Gold Experience released simultaneously with Love Symbol-era material.^ Prince pushed to have his next album The Gold Experience released simultaneously as Prince material.
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince pushed to have his next album The Gold Experience released simultaneously with Love Symbol era material.
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Warner Bros. allowed the single ."The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" to be released via a small, independent distributor, Bellmark Records, in February 1994. The release was successful, reaching #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #1 in many other countries, but it would not prove to be a model for subsequent releases.^ The release was successful, reaching #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #1 in many other countries, but this was not to be a forerunner of what was to come.
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^ The first single, "Kiss," would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The first single, Kiss, would top the Billboard Hot 100.
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Warner Bros. still resisted releasing .The Gold Experience, fearing poor sales and citing "market saturation" as a defense.^ The Gold Experience, fearing poor sales and citing "market saturation" as a defense.
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.When eventually released in September 1995, The Gold Experience failed to sell well, although it reached the top 10 of the Billboard 200 initially, and many reviewed it as Prince's best effort since Sign o' the Times.The album is now out-of-print.^ Prince hit the Top 10 with " 1999 ."

^ Prince released Lovesexy and hit the Top 10 with "Alphabet St."

^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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.Chaos and Disorder, released in 1996, was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros., as well as one of his least commercially successful releases.^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Im Booklet von Chaos and Disorder distanziert sich Prince von Warner Bros.
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^ Chaos and Disorder, released in 1996, was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros., as well as one of his least commercially successful releases.
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.Prince attempted a major comeback later that year when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation, a 36-song, 3-CD set (each disc was exactly 60 minutes long).^ Prince released the 3-CD live set - One Nite Alone Live .

^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Prince attempted a major comeback later that year, when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation.
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.The album was released via his own NPG Records with distribution through EMI.^ The LP was distributed through NPG Records.

^ The album was released via his own NPG Records with distribution through EMI. To publish his songs in Emancipation, Prince for the first time did not use Controversy Music - ASCAP, which he had used in all his records since 1981, rather he used Emancipated Music Inc.
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^ The album was released via his own NPG Records with distribution through EMI. To publish his songs in Emancipation, Prince did not use Controversy Music - ASCAP, which he had used for all his records since 1981, but rather used Emancipated Music Inc.
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.To publish his songs on Emancipation, Prince did not use Controversy Music – ASCAP, which he had used for all his records since 1981, but rather used Emancipated Music Inc.[61] – ASCAP.^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music - ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation in 1996.
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^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music[6] – ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation in 1996.
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^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music[3] - ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation came out in 1996.
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Certified Platinum by the RIAA, Emancipation is the first record featuring covers by Prince of songs of other artists: Joan Osborne's top ten hit song of 1995 "One of Us";[62] "Betcha by .Golly Wow!" (written by Thomas Randolf Bell and Linda Creed);[63] "I Can't Make You Love Me" (written by James Allen Shamblin II and Michael Barry Reid);[64] and "La-La (Means I Love You)" (written by Thomas Randolf Bell and William Hart).^ Val's Original Screenplay written for Michael, "The Love Song of Prince Michael and Cecelia" Michael Jackson Discussion Valsadie's 2005 Xanga Blog: Is Michael Guilty?
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^ La,La,La, Means I Love U .
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^ I mean when you cover songs like "Soul Man" and you have James and Aretha in your movie, that's automatic exposure.
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[65]
.Prince released Crystal Ball, a 5-CD collection of unreleased material, in 1998. The distribution of this album was disorderly, with some fans pre-ordering the album on his website up to a year before it was eventually shipped to them, and months after the record had gone on sale in retail stores.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince released Crystal Ball, a 4-CD collection of unreleased material, in 1998.
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^ Ironically, many orders for Crystal Ball that were made on Prince's then-website, 1800newfunk.com, were not received by mail until long after the album was released to record stores.
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The retail edition has only four discs, as it is missing the "Kamasutra" disc. .There are also two different packaging editions for retail, one being in a 4-disc sized jewel case with a simple white cover and the Love Symbol in a colored circle; the other is all four discs in a round translucent snap jewel case.^ For among other evils which being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised, and this is one of those ignominies against which a prince ought to guard himself, as is shown later on.
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^ One can also see of two cautious men the one attain his end, the other fail; and similarly, two men by different observances are equally successful, the one being cautious, the other impetuous; all this arises from nothing else than whether or not they conform in their methods to the spirit of the times.
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^ Of the Florentines there fell twenty thousand two hundred and thirty-one men, whilst Castruccio lost one thousand five hundred and seventy men.
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The discs are the same, as is the CD jacket. .The Newpower Soul album released three months later failed to make much of an impression on the charts.^ The Newpower Soul album released three months later failed to make much of an impression on the charts.
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
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^ Although it was not a solo album, and was not commercially released until many years later, it is considered Prince's first professional album.
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.His collaboration on Chaka Khan's Come 2 My House, and Larry Graham's GCS2000, both released on the NPG Records label around the same time as Newpower Soul met with the same fate, despite heavy promotion and live appearances on Vibe with Sinbad, and the NBC Today show's Summer Concert Series.^ His collaboration with Chaka Khan, Come 2 My House released on the NPG Records label, met with the same fate.
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^ Im Juni 1998 erschien mit Newpower Soul ein Album, das unter The New Power Generation auf NPG Records veröffentlicht wurde.
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^ Rodney B. Field writes, "After Abijah's death [she] lived a few years in a log house of my grandfather."

.In 1999, Prince once again signed with a major label Arista Records to release a new record, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic.^ Prince hit the record shelves with new material entitled Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic after allowing a record label (Arista Records) to release the music.

^ Rave un 2 the joy fantastic .
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^ Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic was certified gold.

.In an attempt to make his new album a success, Prince easily gave more interviews than at any other point in his career, appearing on MTV's Total Request Live (with his album cover on the front of the Virgin Megastore, in the background on TRL throughout the whole show), Larry King Live (with Larry Graham) and other media outlets.^ In an attempt to make his new album a success, Prince gave more interviews than he'd ever done in his career yet Rave failed to make much of a commercial impression.
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^ In an attempt to make his new album a success, Prince gave more interviews than at any other point in his career.
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^ "We're stunned that HMV has decided to take what appears to be a complete U-turn on their stance," said Simon Douglas, managing director of retail at Virgin Megastores.
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.Nevertheless, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic failed to perform well commercially.^ Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic was certified gold.

^ Nevertheless Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic failed to perform commercially.
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^ Prince hit the record shelves with new material entitled Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic after allowing a record label (Arista Records) to release the music.

.A few months earlier, Warner Bros.^ A few months earlier, Warner Bros.
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had also released .The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale, a collection of unreleased material recorded by Prince throughout his career, and his final recording commitment on his contract with Warner Bros.^ Records released older, unreleased Prince music in the form of Vault - Old Friends 4 Sale .

^ Prince was able to do this thanks to a clause in his contract with Warner Bros.
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^ Old Friends 4 Sale '91 .
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.The greatest success he had during the year was with the EP 1999: The New Master, released in time for Prince to collect a small portion of the sales dollars Warner Bros.^ Prince released 1999 - The New Masters - a collection of " 1999 " remixes.

^ The greatest success he had during the year was with the EP 1999: The New Master, released in time for Prince to collect a small portion of the sales dollars Warner Bros.
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^ On the subject of failure, Prince told Sylviane Gold of the New York Times — "Does it matter?
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had been seeing for the album and singles of the original 1999.
.The pay-per-view concert, Rave Un2 the Year 2000, was broadcast on December 31, 1999 and consisted of footage from the December 17 and December 18 concerts of his 1999 tour.^ The pay-per-view concert, Rave Un2 the Year 2000, was broadcast on December 31, 1999 and consisted of footage from the December 17 and December 18 concerts of his 1999 tour.
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^ A pay-per-view concert, Rave Un2 the Year 2000, was held on December 31, 1999 and had appearances by many guest stars such as Lenny Kravitz, George Clinton and The Time.
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^ Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999) .
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.The concert featured appearances by many guest musicians including Lenny Kravitz, George Clinton, Jimmy Russell, and The Time.^ The concert featured appearances by many guest musicians including Lenny Kravitz, George Clinton, and The Time.
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^ NOVEL: A novel featuring elements from many fairy tales, including Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Pea.
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^ She is widely regarded by many in the music industry, including VH1 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VH1), Sir George Martin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Martin), and Rolling Stone magazine, as being one of the greatest vocalists of all time.
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.It was released to home video the following year.^ It was released to home video the following year.
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^ Prince released a 2-LP set, 1999 which introduced Prince more to pop audiences the following year.

^ The following year, he released his 12th album, which was titled with a cryptic symbol; in 1993, Prince legally changed his name to the symbol.
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A remix album, Rave In2 the Joy Fantastic (as opposed to "Un2") was released exclusively through Prince's NPG Music Club in April 2000.

Turnaround: 2000–05

.On May 16, 2000, Prince ceased using the Love Symbol moniker and returned to using "Prince" again, after his publishing contract with Warner/Chappell expired.^ On May 16, 2000, Prince ceased using the "" moniker and returned to using "Prince" again, after his publishing contract with Warner-Chappell expired.
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^ On May 16, 2000, Prince ceased using the Love Symbol moniker and returned to using "Prince" again, after his publishing contract with Warner-Chappell expired.
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^ For his second album, Prince used Ecnirp Music[2] - BMI for publishing his songs, which he would also use for the album Dirty Mind.
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.In a press conference, he stated that, after being freed from undesirable relationships associated with the name "Prince", he would formally revert to using his real name.^ In a press conference, he stated that, after being freed from undesirable relationships associated with the name "Prince," he would formally revert to using his real name.
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^ In a press conference, he stated that, after being freed from an undesirable relationships associated with the name "Prince," he would formally revert to using his real name.
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^ The band members were known for being solid musicians and a strong live act, but their talents would be used sparsely in the studio.
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.Prince still frequently uses the symbol as a logo and on album artwork and continues to play a Love Symbol-shaped guitar.^ Prince still frequently uses the symbol as a logo and on album artwork and continues to play a Love Symbol-shaped guitar.
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^ Prince's twelfth album was titled with an unpronounceable symbol (later copyrighted as "Love Symbol 2").
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^ Prince at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007.On May 16, 2000, Prince ceased using the Love Symbol moniker and returned to using "Prince" again, after his publishing contract with Warner-Chappell expired.
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.For several years following the release of Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic, Prince primarily released new music through his Internet subscription service, NPGOnlineLtd.com (later NPGMusicClub.com).^ Prince hit the record shelves with new material entitled Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic after allowing a record label (Arista Records) to release the music.

^ Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic was certified gold.

^ It was released to home video the following year.
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.Two albums that show substantive jazz influence were available commercially at record stores: 2001's The Rainbow Children, and the 2003 instrumental record N.E.W.S which was nominated for a Best Pop Instrumental Album Grammy Award.^ The latter received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
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^ However, two albums which showcased the substantial influence of jazz music on Prince did surface at record stores for the general public: The Rainbow Children in 2001, and the all-instrumental N.E.W.S in 2003.
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^ Two albums that show substantive jazz influence were available commercially at record stores: 2001's The Rainbow Children and, later, the 2003 instrumental record N.E.W.S which was nominated for a Best Pop Instrumental Album Grammy.
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.Another album of largely jazz-influenced music, Xpectation, was released via download in 2003 to members of the NPGMusicClub.^ Another album of largely jazz-influenced music, "Xpectation", was released via download in 2003 to members of the NPGMusicClub.
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^ Another album of largely jazz-influenced music, "Xpectation," was released via download in 2003 to members of the NPGMusicClub.
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^ However, two albums which showcased the substantial influence of jazz music on Prince did surface at record stores for the general public: The Rainbow Children in 2001, and the all-instrumental N.E.W.S in 2003.
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In 2002, Prince released his first live album, .Live!">One Nite Alone...^ Prince released the 3-CD live set - One Nite Alone Live .

^ One Nite Alone In Paris .
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^ One Nite Alone In Antwerp .
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.Live!
, which features performances from the One Nite Alone tour.^ Prince released the 3-CD live set - One Nite Alone Live .

^ Live!, which features performances from the One Nite Alone tour.
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^ Live!, which features recordings of performances from the One Nite Alone tour.
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.The 3-CD box set, which also includes a disc of "aftershow" music entitled It Ain't Over!, failed to chart.^ The costly 3-CD box set, which also includes a disc of "aftershow" music called It Ain't Over!, failed to make an impact on the charts.
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^ The 3-CD box set, which also includes a disc of "aftershow" music entitled It Ain't Over!, failed to chart.
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^ The book is set to include a bonus CD with songs played during his famous aftershows at the Indigo within the O2 called Indigo Nights.
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.During this time, Prince sought to engage more effectively with his fan base via the NPG Music Club, pre-concert sound checks, and at yearly "celebrations" at Paisley Park, his music studios.^ During this time, Prince sought to engage more effectively with his fan base via the NPG Music Club, pre-concert sound checks, and at yearly "celebrations" at Paisley Park, his music studios.
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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^ Prince apparently became very interested in the religion: around this time he began censoring some of his more provocative song lyrics in concerts, as well as editing various religious references in his songs that he had recently learned were Biblically inaccurate.
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.Fans were invited into the studio for tours, interviews, discussions and music-listening sessions.^ Fans were invited into the studio for tours, interviews, discussions and music-listening sessions.
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^ Fans were invited into Prince's studios for tours, interviews, discussions and music-listening sessions.
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^ Berman started the interview by saying that he "can't go into too much discussion of the case" and couldn't confirm or deny whether he was a part of Lindsay's particular case ...
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.Some of these fan discussions were filmed for an unreleased documentary, directed by Kevin Smith.^ Some of these fan discussions were filmed for an unreleased documentary, directed by Kevin Smith.
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.Smith discusses what happened during those days at length in his An Evening with Kevin Smith DVD. Performances were also arranged to showcase Prince's talents, as well as to collaborate with popular and well-established artists and guests including Alicia Keys, The Time, Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, George Clinton, Norah Jones.^ Smith discusses what happened during those days at length in his An Evening with Kevin Smith DVD. Performances were also arranged to showcase Prince's talents , as well as to collaborate with popular and well-established artists and guests including Alicia Keys, The Time, Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, George Clinton, Norah Jones.
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^ Smith discusses what happened during those days at length in his An Evening with Kevin Smith DVD.[12] Performances were also arranged to showcase Prince himself, as well as related artists and guests (including Alicia Keys, The Time, Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, George Clinton, Norah Jones and others).
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^ Smith discusses what happened during those days at length in his An Evening with Kevin Smith DVD.[22] Performances were also arranged to showcase Prince's talents, as well as to collaborate with popular and well-established artists and guests including Alicia Keys, The Time, Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, George Clinton, Norah Jones.
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.On February 8, 2004, Prince appeared at the Grammy Awards with Beyoncé Knowles.^ Für 3121 wurde Prince in insgesamt fünf verschiedenen Kategorien der Grammy Awards nominiert, gewann jedoch in keiner davon.
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^ On June 27, 2006, Prince appeared at the BET awards, where he was awarded Best Male R&B Artist.
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^ Prince appeared at multiple award ceremonies in 2006.
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.In a performance that opened the show, Prince and Knowles performed a medley of "Purple Rain", "Let's Go Crazy", "Baby I'm a Star", and Knowles' "Crazy in Love" to positive reviews.^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

^ Lets go crazy, Arsenio Hall .
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^ Prince opened the ceremony with a performance with Beyonc Knowles .

.The following month, Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.^ In 1998, the Mamas and the Papas were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

^ First Woman inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

^ He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
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.The award was presented to him by Alicia Keys along with Big Boi and André 3000 of OutKast.^ The award was presented to him by Alicia Keys along with Big Boi and André 3000 of OutKast.
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^ The award was presented to him by Alicia Keys along with Big Boi and Andr 3000 of OutKast.
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^ Liza Minnelli introduced Jim Caruso and presented him with his award.

.As well as performing a trio of his own hits during the ceremony, Prince also participated in a tribute to fellow inductee George Harrison in a rendition of Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", playing a long guitar solo that ended the song.^ As well as performing a trio of his own hits during the ceremony, Prince also participated in a tribute to fellow inductee George Harrison in a rendition of the deceased artist's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," playing a long guitar solo that ended the song (video).
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^ As well as performing a trio of his own hits during the ceremony, Prince also participated in a tribute to fellow inductee George Harrison in a rendition of the deceased artist's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," playing a long guitar solo that ended the song.
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^ If Prince was converted during the Connecticut Valley revivals, the moral urgency of his fellow evangelicals to come to his aid would only have been stronger.
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.On February 19, The Tavis Smiley Show broadcast included a performance of "Reflection" from Prince's Musicology album.^ This was the first of Prince's albums containing the now ubiquitous legend: "Produced, Arranged, Composed and Performed by Prince."
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^ Prince also wrote, produced, and in some instances performed on, the debut album for The Time, containing former members of Flyte Tyme, including frontman Morris Day.
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^ Further highlighting the success of the album, Prince's Musicology went on to receive two Grammy wins, for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Call My Name" and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for the title track.
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.Prince was accompanied by Wendy Melvoin, formerly of The Revolution.^ He also dated Susannah Melvoin for a period in the mid-80's (Revolution guitarist Wendy Melvoin's sister).
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^ He also dated Susanna Melvoin for a period (Revolution guitarist Wendy Melvoin's sister).
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.In April 2004, Prince released Musicology through a one-album agreement with Columbia Records.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince released his next LP Musicology - released by Columbia Records instead of the Internet.

^ In April 2004, Prince released Musicology through a unique one-album agreement with Columbia Records.
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.The album rose as high as the top five on a number of international charts (including the U.S, UK, Germany and Australia).^ She has also topped the U.S. pop album charts.

^ The album rose as high as the top five on a number of international charts (including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia).
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^ It reached the top ten of the U.S. album charts.
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.The U.S. chart success was assisted by the CD being included as part of the concert ticket purchase, and each CD thereby qualifying (as chart rules then stood) towards U.S. chart placement.^ Tickets for the O2 Arena were priced at £31.21 (including a free copy of Prince's latest album), in order to make the concerts "affordable for everybody."
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^ Tickets for the O2 Arena were priced at 31.21 (including a free copy of Prince's latest album), in order to make the concerts "affordable for everybody".
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^ The CD set - a collection of older, unreleased Prince material - included the acoustic tracks on The Truth (a CD free when the Crystal Ball was also purchased).

.That same year, Rolling Stone magazine named Prince as the highest-earning musician in the world, with an annual income of $56.5 million,[66] largely due to his Musicology Tour, which Pollstar named as the top concert draw among musicians in U.S. The artist played an impressive run of 96 concerts; the average ticket price for a show was U.S.$61. Further highlighting the success of the album, Prince's Musicology went on to receive two Grammy wins, for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Call My Name" and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for the title track.^ The artist played an impressive run of 96 concerts; the average ticket price for a show was US$61.
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^ Further highlighting the success of the album, Prince's Musicology went on to receive two Grammy wins, for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Call My Name" and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for the title track.
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^ In December 2004, Prince was chosen by Rolling Stone magazine's readers as the best male performer and most welcome comeback.
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.Musicology was also nominated for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Album, while "Cinnamon Girl" was nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.^ Further highlighting the success of the album, Prince's Musicology went on to receive two Grammy wins, for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Call My Name" and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for the title track.
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^ Prince was nominated for 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album .

^ In December 2004, Prince was chosen by Rolling Stone magazine's readers as the best male performer and most welcome comeback.
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.The album became the artist's most commercially successful since Diamonds and Pearls, partly due to a radical scheme devised which included in Billboard's sales figures those that were distributed to each customer during ticket sales for the Musicology tour, with concert figures accounting for 25% of the total album sales.^ Prince re-emerged with another commercial success: Diamonds And Pearls .

^ The album became the artist's most commercially successful since Diamonds and Pearls, partly due to a radical scheme devised which included in Billboard's sales figures those that were distributed to each customer during ticket sales for the Musicology tour.
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^ The album became the artists most commercially lucrative since Diamonds and Pearls, partly due to a radical scheme devised on his part which enabled copies of the album presented to those who purchased tickets on the Musicology tour to be included in the albums overall sales as compiled by Billboard.
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In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Prince #28 on their list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time".[6]
In April 2005, Prince played guitar (along with En Vogue singing backing vocals) on Stevie Wonder's single "So What the Fuss", Wonder's first since 1999.[68]
.In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the city of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, Prince offered a personal response by recording two new songs, "S.S.T." and the instrumental "Brand New Orleans", at Paisley Park in the early hours of September 2. Prince again performed all instrumental and vocal parts.^ Prince again performed all instrumental and vocal parts.
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^ In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the city of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, Prince offered a personal response by recording two new songs, S.S.T. and the instrumental Brand New Orleans, at Paisley Park in the early hours of September 2.
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^ In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the city of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, Prince offered a personal response by recording two new songs, "S.S.T." and the instrumental "Brand New Orleans," at Paisley Park in the early hours of September 2.
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.These recordings were quickly dispersed to the public via Prince's NPG Music Club, and "S.S.T." was later picked up by iTunes, where it reached #1 on the store's R&B chart.^ These recordings were quickly dispersed to the public via Prince's NPG Music Club, and "S.S.T." was later picked up by iTunes, where it reached #1 on the store's R&B chart.
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^ These recordings were quickly dispersed to the public via Princes NPG Music Club, and S.S.T. was later picked up by iTunes, where it reached number one on the R&B chart.
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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On October 25, Sony Records released a version of the single on CD.

Move to Universal: 2005–06

.In late 2005 Prince signed with Universal Records to release his album, 3121, on March 21, 2006 (3/21).^ On October 25, Sony Records released a version of the single on CD. In late 2005 Prince signed with Universal Records to release his album, 3121, on March 21, 2006, (3/21).
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^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince released 3121 .

.The first single was the Latin-tinged "Te Amo Corazón", the video for which was directed by actress Salma Hayek and filmed in Marrakech, Morocco, featuring Argentine actress and singer Mía Maestro.^ The debut single put forward from the album was the Latin-tinged Te Amo Corazon, the video for which debuted on VH1 on December 13, and was directed by actress Salma Hayek.
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^ HAYEK, SALMA Mexican actress.

^ The first single was the Latin-tinged "Te Amo Corazn," the video for which was directed by actress Salma Hayek and filmed in Marrakesh, Morocco, featuring Argentine actress and singer Ma Maestro.
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.The video for the second single, "Black Sweat", was nominated at the MTV VMAs for Best Cinematography.^ It was nominated for an MTV VMA for Best Cinematography on July 31, 2006.
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^ The video for the second single, "Black Sweat", was nominated at the MTV VMAs for Best Cinematography.
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^ The video for "Black Sweat" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award including Best Cinematography .

.The immediate success of 3121 gave Prince his first #1 debut on the Billboard 200 with the album.^ The album went to #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #2 on the R&B album charts.
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^ The immediate success of 3121 gave his first #1 debut on the Billboard 200 with the album.
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^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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.To promote the new album, Prince was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on February 4, 2006, seventeen years after his last SNL appearance.^ To promote the new album, Prince was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on February 4, 2006, seventeen years after his last SNL appearance.
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^ Prince performed on Saturday Night Live .

^ In early 2006 he was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, performing two songs with a new protégée, R&B singer Tamar.
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.He performed two songs from the album, "Fury" and "Beautiful, Loved & Blessed", with Támar.^ One of Jarreau's most commercially and artistically successful albums is Breakin' Away (1981), which includes the hit song "We're in This Love Together."
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^ Beyoncé said: "I've always loved her and I've always wanted to work with her and the song fits perfectly."'Beautiful Liar' tells the story of two women who stand up to a double-dealing man who is trying to bed them both.

^ Two new songs, first "Pink Cashmere" and then "Peach," were chosen as promotional singles to accompany the compilation album.
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.Prince also held a contest to win a trip to see a 'Purple Ticket Concert' at his private residence in Hollywood, California.^ Prince also held a contest to win a trip to see a 'Purple Ticket Concert' at his private residence in Hollywood, California.
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^ Seven winning tickets were placed inside 3121 CD packages in the US, and other tickets were given away in various contests on the internet and around the world.
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^ The "Purple Ticket Concert" marked the end of a long run of private performances for the Hollywood elite that began in 2005.
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.Seven winning tickets were placed inside 3121 CD packages in the U.S., and other tickets were given away in various contests on the Internet and around the world.^ Seven winning tickets were placed inside 3121 CD packages in the US, and other tickets were given away in various contests on the internet and around the world.
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^ I would hope going forward that the public and the media will focus on more important things, like the men and women serving our country in Iraq, Afghanistan and other places around the world.” .
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^ The content that is published contains rumors, speculation, assumptions, opinions, and factual information from magazines and newspapers around the world as well as sources, television and other means.

.On May 6, 2006, twenty-four prize winners (with a guest each) attended a star-studded private party and performance at Prince's home.^ On May 6, 2006, twenty-four prize winners (with a guest each) attended a star-studded private party and performance at Prince's home.
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^ Reports are claiming that earlier this month, Prince William and Kate Middleton attended a party at an army barracks together where they kissed, and that means they're back on.
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^ He married Manuela Testolini in 2001 in private ceremony but she filed for divorce in May 2006.
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.On June 12, 2006, Prince received a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his "visionary" use of the Internet; Prince was the first major artist to release an entire album, 1997's Crystal Ball, exclusively on the Internet.^ On June 12, 2006, Prince was honoured with a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his "visionary" use of the Internet that included becoming the first major artist to release an entire album1997's Crystal Ballexclusively on the Web.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ On June 27, 2006, Prince appeared at the BET awards, where he was awarded Best Male R&B Artist.
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.Only weeks after winning a Webby Award, Prince abruptly shut down his official NPG Music Club website at 12:00 AM on July 4, 2006 after over five years of operation.^ At 12:00 AM on July 4, 2006, much to the dismay of his fans (and only weeks after winning a Webby Award), Prince abruptly shut down his official NPGMC website, which had been in existence for over five years.
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^ Prince went on to win an Academy Award for the film's music.

^ Only weeks after winning a Webby Award, Prince abruptly shut down his official NPGMC website at 12:00 AM on July 4, 2006 after over five years of operation.
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.The NPG Music Club sent out an email, claiming that "in its current 4m there is a feeling that the NPGMC gone as far as it can go.^ The NPGMC sent out an email, claiming that "in its current 4m there is a feeling that the NPGMC gone as far as it can go.
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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^ It’s amazing that there’s that thing you should hold out for, that you’re not wrong in feeling something’s not enough.”She added: “We came together because we’re similar.

.In a world without limitations and infinite possibilities, has the time come 2 once again make a leap of faith and begin anew?^ In a world without limitations and infinite possibilities, has the time come 2 once again make a leap of faith and begin anew?
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^ The Super Bowl is US TV's highest-rated show.Kevin Federline said he felt that it was a good time to come out and make fun of himself.

^ For it is possible for a man to be faithful and lazy at the same time.
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.These r ?s we in the NPG need 2 answer.^ These r ?s we in the NPG need 2 answer.
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.In doing so, we have decided 2 put the club on hiatus until further notice."^ In doing so, we have decided 2 put the club on hiatus until further notice."
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^ His parting message, "Last updated 3/12/99 -- The Ur-Vile's Lair is closed until further notice.
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^ There's a message, "'The Heaven Experience' is closed down until further notice...."
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.On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).^ It has since emerged that the club was shut down on the day that an opposition to its trademark was filed against it by HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, or NPG).
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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^ The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a lawsuit against Prince's music company because he demanded that YouTube remove a video of a 13-month-old boy bouncing and swaying for the camera as 29-seconds of "Let's Go Crazy" plays on a CD player in the background.
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.Despite these events occurring on the same day, Prince's attorney has called it pure coincidence and stated that the site did not close due to the trademark dispute.^ Despite these events occurring on the same day, Prince's attorney has called it it pure coincidence and stated that the site did not close due to the trademark dispute.
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^ Despite these events occurring on the same day Prince's attorney reports that it was purely coincidental and that the site did not close due to the trademark dispute.
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^ UPDATE: The message now reads, "....You've reached yet another Prince fan site that has been closed.
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.Prince appeared at multiple award ceremonies in 2006. On February 15, 2006, Prince performed at the BRIT Awards along with Wendy & Lisa and Sheila E. He played "Te Amo Corazón" and "Fury" from 3121 and "Purple Rain" and "Let's Go Crazy" from Purple Rain.^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

^ Lets go crazy, Arsenio Hall .
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^ Prince appeared at multiple award ceremonies in 2006.
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.On June 27, 2006, Prince appeared at the BET Awards, where he was awarded Best Male R&B Artist.^ On June 12, 2006, Prince was honoured with a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his "visionary" use of the Internet that included becoming the first major artist to release an entire album1997's Crystal Ballexclusively on the Web.
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^ Bester männlicher R&B-Künstler (Best Male R&B Artist): Prince [141] Billboard Digital Entertainment Award .
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^ Title: The Frog Prince Artists: Original Cast Original Release Date: June 16, 1998 Amazon.com: Buy the CD .
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.In addition to receiving his award, Prince performed a medley of Chaka Khan songs for Khan's BET Lifetime Award.^ In addition to receiving his award, Prince performed a medley of Chaka Khan songs for Khan's BET Lifetime Award.
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^ The tribute was part of Chaka Khan's lifetime achievement award given to her that evening.
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^ Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.
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.Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.^ Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.
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^ The site had previously included a tribute page to the late Prince backup singer, Boni Boyer, but Prince's lawyers objected to the use of certain photographs.
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^ Not known as a singer prior to Moulin Rouge!, Kidman had several well-received vocal performances in the film.
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.In November 2006, Prince was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, appearing to collect his award but not performing.^ Prince appeared at multiple award ceremonies in 2006.
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^ The following month Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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^ First Woman inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

.Also in November 2006, Prince opened a nightclub named 3121 in Las Vegas at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino.^ Also in November 2006, Prince opened a nightclub named 3121 in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
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^ Prince achieved his first career number-one debut on the Billboard 200 (in the issue dated April 8, 2006) with 3121.
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^ Rumors circulated on forums for some months, and they were further fuelled when an image depicting Las Vegas' Rio Hotel appeared on Prince's 3121 website.
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.He performed weekly on Friday and Saturday nights until April 2007, when his contract with the Rio ended.^ He performed weekly on Friday and Saturday nights until April 2007.
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^ Prince performed on Saturday Night Live .

^ This performance would later be the inspiration for the Saturday Night Live recurring sketch, "The Prince Show", with Fred Armisen as Prince and Maya Rudolph as Beyonce Knowles.
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.On August 22, 2006, Prince released Ultimate.^ On August 22, 2006, Prince released Ultimate.
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^ It was eventually released on August 22.
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^ August 2006 das letzte Album von Prince, das zur Erfüllung des Vertrages mit Warner Bros.
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.The double disc set contains one CD of previous hits, and another of extended versions and mixes of material that had largely only previously been available on vinyl record B-sides.^ The double disc set consists of one CD of hits, while the second disc contains extended versions and mixes that, for the most part were previously unavailable on CD. .
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^ Another lover (Extended version) .
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^ The double disc set contains one CD of previous hits, the another of extended versions and mixes of old material that were largely previously unavailable.
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.Prince wrote and performed a song for the hit 2006 animated film Happy Feet.^ Prince wrote and performed a song for the hit 2006 animated film Happy Feet.
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^ In current news; Prince has written and performed a song for the animated children's movie, Happy Feet.
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^ Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.
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.The song, entitled "The Song of the Heart", appears on the film's soundtrack, which also features a cover of Prince's earlier hit "Kiss", sung by Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.^ Confirmed as the first single, "Song of the Heart" appears on the film's soundtrack which also features a rendition of his classic, "Kiss" as sung by Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
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^ Prince appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone .

^ The song, entitled "Song of the Heart," appears on the film's soundtrack, which also features a cover of Prince's early hit "Kiss," sung by Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
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.In January 2007, "The Song of the Heart" won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.^ Seinen ersten Golden Globe Award für den besten Filmsong erhielt Prince 2007 für das Lied The Song of the Heart , den er auf dem Soundtrack von Happy Feet beisteuerte.
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^ In January 2007, "Song of the Heart" won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.
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^ In addition to her Academy Award, Kidman is a three-time Golden Globe winner for Best Actress.
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.Prince arrived late, apparently due to traffic problems, and thus was unable to make an acceptance speech, but actor Hugh Grant prompted him later in the ceremony to take a bow.^ Prince arrived late supposedly due to traffic problems and thus was unable to make an acceptance speech, but actor Hugh Grant prompted him later in the ceremony to take a bow.
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^ Later, his wife introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage, who advised Depp to pursue an acting career.
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^ Some reports even suggested William had agreed to make the best man's speech and carry the rings a strong signal of acceptance of Mrs Parker Bowles.

Current work: 2007–present

Prince's stage set for the Earth Tour in 2007
.On February 2, 2007, Prince played at the Super Bowl XLI press conference.^ On February 2, 2007, Prince played at the Super Bowl XLI press conference.
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^ Prince performed at the Super Bowl XLI halftime show in Miami, Florida on February 4, 2007.
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^ Prince: Inside the Purple Reign| Books Retrieved on February 11, 2007 John was a pianist and songwriter, and Mattie was a singer.
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.He and the band played a set comprising Chuck Berry's hit, "Johnny B. Goode", "Anotherloverholenyohead" from Parade and "Get On the Boat" from 3121.^ Johnny Depp is set to play the poisoned former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in a new film.

^ However, one of the tracks they were producing, "Just Be Good to Me", became a big hit and made their reputation, as well that of the SOS Band.
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^ He and the band played a set of Chuck Berry's hit: Johnny B. Goode," "Anotherloverholenyohead" from Parade and "Get On the Boat" from 3121.
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.Prince performed at the Super Bowl XLI halftime show in Miami, Florida on February 4, 2007. The performance consisted of three Purple Rain tracks ("Let's Go Crazy", "Baby I'm a Star" and the title track), along with cover versions of "We Will Rock You" by Queen, "All Along the Watchtower" by Bob Dylan, the Foo Fighters song "Best of You" and "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

^ Außerdem spielte er All Along the Watchtower von Bob Dylan , Best of You von den Foo Fighters und Proud Mary von Creedence Clearwater Revival .
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^ The performance consisted of three Purple Rain tracks ("Let's Go Crazy," "Baby I'm a Star" and the title track), along with cover versions of "We Will Rock You," "All Along the Watchtower," the Foo Fighters song "Best of You" and "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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.Coincidentally, Miami had rain on the day of the Super Bowl, which was lit purple during the performance of "Purple Rain". He played on a large stage shaped as his famous symbol.^ He played on a large stage shaped as his famous symbol.
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^ Coincidentally, Miami had rain on the day of the Super Bowl, which was lit purple during the performance of "Purple Rain".
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
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.The event was carried to 140 million television viewers, the largest audience of his life.^ The event was carried to 140 million television viewers, the largest audience of his life.
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.On February 4, 2010, Billboard.com ranked the performance as the greatest Super Bowl performance ever.^ On February 2, 2007, Prince played at the Super Bowl XLI press conference.
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^ Prince performed at the Super Bowl XLI halftime show in Miami, Florida on February 4, 2007.
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^ Coincidentally, Miami had rain on the day of the Super Bowl, which was lit purple during the performance of "Purple Rain".
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.Prince played 21 concerts in London during the summer of 2007. The "Earth Tour" included 21 nights at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena.^ The "Earth Tour" included 21 nights at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena.
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^ On July 7, 2007, Prince played three concerts in his hometown of Minneapolis.
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^ Leo reportedly ran up a $20, 000 bar bill as he partied across some of London's top nightspots following news of his nomination this week.

.Tickets for the O2 Arena were priced at £31.21 (including a free copy of Prince's latest album), in order to make the concerts "affordable for everybody". The residency at the O2 Arena was increased to 15 nights after all 140,000 tickets for the original seven sold out in just 20 minutes.^ The "Earth Tour" included 21 nights at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena.
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^ The residency at The O2 Arena was increased to 15 nights after all 140,000 tickets for the original seven sold out in just 20 minutes and then further extended to 21 nights.
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^ Tickets for the O2 Arena were priced at 31.21 (including a free copy of Prince's latest album), in order to make the concerts "affordable for everybody".
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[71] .It was then further extended to 21 nights.^ The residency at The O2 Arena was increased to 15 nights after all 140,000 tickets for the original seven sold out in just 20 minutes and then further extended to 21 nights.
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.On May 10, 2007, Prince performed a 'secret' gig at London's KOKO in front of a small crowd of fans and celebrities.^ May 10, 2007 .
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^ September 2007 ging Prince auf Europatournee, wobei alle Konzerte in der The O2 -Arena in London stattfanden.
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^ Redding 02-05-2007, 12:12 PM I think Prince and Dave Grohl are fans of each other...Foo Fighters covered Darling Nikki .
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.Tickets went on sale that morning on a first-come-first-served basis (again at £31.21).^ Tickets went on sale that morning on a first-come-first-served basis (again at 31.21).
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^ Tickets went on sale that morning on a first-come-first-served basis (again at £31.21).
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^ Tickets for the O2 Arena were priced at £31.21 (including a free copy of Prince's latest album), in order to make the concerts "affordable for everybody."
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A prelude to the forthcoming summer gigs in London, Prince played a relaxed set of classic hits ("Kiss", changing the lyric from "You don't have to watch Dynasty" to Desperate Housewives, "Girls & Boys", and "Nothing Compares 2 U") alongside more recent tracks, plus a well-received cover version of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy".
.Prince made an appearance at the 2007 ALMA Awards, performing with Sheila E. in June 2007. On June 28, 2007, the UK national newspaper The Mail on Sunday revealed that it had made a deal to give Prince's new album, Planet Earth, away for free with an "imminent" edition of the paper, making it the first place in the world to get the album.^ Sunday, June 17, 2007 .
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^ Sunday, January 28, 2007 .

^ Sunday, June 24, 2007 .
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.This move sparked controversy among music distributors and also led the UK arm of Prince's distributor, Sony BMG, to withdraw from distributing the album in UK stores.^ This move has sparked controversy among music distributors and has also led the UK arm of Prince's distributor, Sony BMG, to withdraw from distributing the album in UK stores.
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^ On November 14, 2006, Prince was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, appearing to collect his award but not performing.
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^ The album was released via his own NPG Records with distribution through EMI. To publish his songs in Emancipation, Prince did not use Controversy Music – ASCAP, which he had used for all his records since 1981, but rather used Emancipated Music Inc.
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[73] .The UK's largest high street music retailer, HMV, decided to stock the paper on release day due to the giveaway.^ The UK's largest high street music retailer, HMV decided to stock the paper on release day due to the giveaway.
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^ "We're stunned that HMV has decided to take what appears to be a complete U-turn on their stance," said Simon Douglas, managing director of retail at Virgin Megastores.
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^ HIGH FASHION -- The Music of the Family -- Due to legal threats in the online Prince community, this site has been closed.
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.On July 7, 2007 Prince returned to his hometown of Minneapolis to perform three shows in what was unofficially declared Prince Day in Minnesota.^ On July 7, 2007, Prince played three concerts in his hometown of Minneapolis.
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^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
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^ Juli 2007 als Gratisbeilage erhalten, da Prince einen eigenen Vertrag mit The Mail On Sunday abgeschlossen hatte.
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.He performed concerts at the Macy's Auditorium (to promote his new perfume "3121") on Nicollet Mall, the Target Center arena, and First Avenue.^ A new shopping mall in Edina, Minn., the 1st enclosed shopping mall, was designed as a center of community by Victor Gruen (1903-1980).
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[74] It was the first time he had played at First Avenue, the club made famous in the film Purple Rain, since 1987.[75]
Prince at the Coachella Festival in 2008
.On April 25, 2008, Prince performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, where he debuted a new song, "Turn Me Loose". Days after, he headlined the Coachella Festival 2008.^ He also debuted a new song entitled "Turn Me Loose."
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^ On April 25, 2008, "Prince and The Band" played live on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno to promote his April 26 performance at the Coachella Music and Arts Fesival in Indio, California.
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^ Prince achieved his first career number-one debut on the Billboard 200 (in the issue dated April 8, 2006) with 3121.
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.Prince was paid more than $5 million for his performance at Coachella, according to Reuters.^ He has also sold more than 11 million albums and is dropping another one, "Curtis," this September.
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^ In the 80s, Madonna wanted to be black more than Prince.

^ But if a prince who is not inexperienced should take counsel from more than one he will never get united counsels, nor will he know how to unite them.
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[76]
.Prince cancelled a concert, planned at Dublin's Croke Park on June 16, 2008, at just 10 days' notice.^ From: axqob 2008-05-08 16:19:10 optimalbrowser com [url=http://uhbearly501.info]optimalbrowser com[/url] optimalbrowser com http www tight pussy com [url= .
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.In October 2009 promoters MCD Productions went to court to sue Prince for €1.6 million, after paying him $1.5 million, half his agreed fee of $3 million for the concert.^ The judge also noted that Cohen had agreed with Maximillan Sanchez, the broker who listed the house for its owners, to split evenly a 5 percent or 6 percent fee, her half paid by the Seinfelds and his half paid by the owners of the house.

^ After his run in Equus, which has already raked in more than $2.3 million in advance sales, Radcliffe will make one more Potter film, The Half-Blood Prince.

.MCD claim they had to refund 55,126 tickets purchased and its total losses exceeded $1.66 million.^ Kelly Tickets for the tour can be refunded at the point of purchase.
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.Prince's lawyers have argued the MCD claim was "greatly inflated".[77][78] Prince settled the case out of court in February 2010.[79] During the trial, it was revealed that Prince had been offered $22 million for seven concerts as part of a proposed 2008 European tour.^ Out of this state of affairs a proposal came about to subject the aborted Black Album to an official release, approximately seven years after its initial creation.
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^ Ausverkaufte Tour – 21 Nights in London (Sold Out Tour – 21 Nights in London): Prince [143] BRIT Awards .
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^ From: bakqf 2008-11-25 01:14:22 understatement in a modest proposal [url=http://iiusmovieonline.com/491.html]understatement in a modest proposal[/url] understatement in a modest proposal .
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.In October 2008, Prince released a live album entitled Indigo Nights, as well as 21 Nights, an accompanying book of poems, lyrics and photos.^ In 1986, Prince released the album Parade.
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^ Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.
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^ Ultimate 2008: Indigo Nights/Live Sessions .
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The book chronicled his record-breaking tenure at London's O2 Arena in 2007, while the album is a collection of songs performed live at aftershows in the IndigO2.
.On December 18, 2008, Prince premiered four songs from his new album on LA's Indie 103 radio show, comprising a cover of "Crimson and Clover" by Tommy James and the Shondells, together with "Colonized Mind", "Wall of Berlin" and "4ever". The same day, another new Prince composition entitled "(There'll Never B) Another Like Me" premiered on the website, mplsound.com — replacing a shorter, instrumental version of the song which streamed several days previously.^ Prince had previously written and performed several songs with the singer.
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^ Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.
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^ Prince also closed the show, alongside Tmar, with his song "3121" from his album of the same name.
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.On January 3, 2009, a new website LotusFlow3r.com was launched, streaming some of the recently-aired material ("Crimson and Clover", "(There'll Never B) Another Like Me" and "Here Eye Come") and promising opportunities to listen to and buy music by Prince and guests, watch videos and buy concert tickets for future events.^ Click over to Launch.com's Prince page , which links over to the "Cream" and "Sexy MF" music videos; the Launch.com New Power Generation page links over to the "Come On" video.
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^ Will Prince never listen?
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^ Prince at Launch.com .
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.On January 31, Prince released two more songs on LotusFlow3r.com: "Disco Jellyfish", and "Another Boy". "Chocolate Box", "A Colonized Mind", and "All This Love" have since been released on the website.^ SoulManX 08-19-2007, 11:33 AM I love this thread and I have been listening to all the songs.
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^ März 2009 startete offiziell die Homepage Lotusflow3r.com [115] von Prince.
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^ SoulManX 12-14-2006, 10:31 AM http://i11.tinypic.com/4dd36es.jpg Another Brother who died to soon.
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Prince at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2009
.Prince released a triple album set containing LOtUSFLOW3R, MPLSoUND, and an album credited to his new protege, Bria Valente, called Elixer, on March 24, 2009, followed by a physical release on March 29. The release was preceded by performances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.^ Prince will release LOtUSFLOW3R and MPLSoUND on March 29th exclusively at Target stores.

^ Prince's wishes to release an album of new material, to be entitled Come.
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^ Das sind bisher die aktuellen Prince-Alben Lotusflow3r und MPLSOUND sowie das Debütalbum Elixer von Bria Valente, der neuen Protegee von Prince.
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.It was released in other countries digitally, with official physical release dates yet to be announced.^ We are now trying to release all our books one month in advance of the official release dates, for time for better editing.
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^ The release was successful, reaching #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #1 in many other countries, but this was not to be a forerunner of what was to come.
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^ It is not yet know if Christina will be lending her name to any other beauty products.The pop superstar is just the latest in a long line of celebrities to release their own fragrance.

.The album peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200, and critics' opinions were mixed to positive.^ Billboard 200 (Album Charts) .
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^ The album went to number three on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on the R&B album charts.
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.On July 18, 2009, Prince performed two shows at the Montreux Jazz Festival, being backed by The New Power Generation including Rhonda Smith, Renato Neto, and John Blackwell.^ On July 16, 2007, Prince was the surprise guest of Montreux Jazz Festival.
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^ Prince auf dem Montreux Jazz Festival 2007.
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^ New power generation (album version) .
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.There he premiered "A Large Room With No Light" which had been in Prince's vault for some time.^ In A large room with no light .
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^ There is no room on it for two people..."
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^ There is no room here for a carriage.
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On October 11, 2009, Prince gave two surprise concerts at the glass-and-iron Grand Palais exhibition hall after visiting the landmark Paris building on the banks of the Seine.[81] On October 12, he gave another surprise gig at La Cigale. .On October 24, Prince played a concert at his own Paisley Park complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota.^ On July 7, 2007, Prince played three concerts in his hometown of Minneapolis.
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^ During this time, Prince sought to engage more effectively with his fan base via the NPG Music Club, pre-concert sound checks, and at yearly "celebrations" at Paisley Park, his music studios.
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^ As his success grew, he eventually founded his own label: Paisley Park.

[82]
.In January 2010, Prince wrote a new song, "Purple and Gold", inspired by his visit to a Minnesota Vikings football game against the Dallas Cowboys".[83] The song is a simple, drumline-driven track with inspirational lyrics about victory.^ Prince wrote a song based on the album's title .
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^ His Christmas CD is one of my favourites."While she might be Michael's biggest fan, she hasn't inspired him to pen a song about her - yet.

^ However, Jackson and Prince ended up having creative differences in the lyrics and beats for the song.
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.The following month, Prince let Minneapolis-area public radio station 89.3 The Current premiere his new song "Cause and Effect" as a gesture in support of independent radio.^ Please support the publishers that bring our favorite manga titles to the US by purchasing the official Prince of Tennis manga volumes when they are available in your area.
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^ Starting with the album Controversy, Prince used Controversy Music[6] – ASCAP for publishing his songs, which he would use for his following sixteen records until Emancipation in 1996.
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^ The following month Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Personal life

Prince and Mayte at the NAACP Image Awards in 1996
.Prince has been romantically linked with many celebrities, including Kim Basinger, Madonna, Carmen Electra, and Anna Fantastic.^ Personal life In the 1980s and early 1990s, Prince was romantically linked with many celebrities, including Vanity (also known as Denise Matthews), Madonna, Anna Fantastic[11] Carmen Electra, [37] Jill Jones, Apollonia Kotero, Kim Basinger, Sheena Easton, Robin Arcuri, Troy Beyer, Susanna Hoffs and Nona Gaye.
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^ NOVEL: A novel featuring elements from many fairy tales, including Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Pea.
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^ Carmen Electra & Dave Navarro reunited for Disney’s “A Time for Heroes” event in LA. It's nice to see some mature celebrities!!
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[13] .He married his backup singer and dancer, Mayte Garcia, on Valentine's Day, 1996. They had one son named Boy Gregory, (born October 16, 1996) who was born with Pfeiffer syndrome and died a week after birth.^ Prince married his backup singer and dancer, Mayte Garcia, on Valentine's Day of 1996.
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^ The child, rumored to have been named Gregory, was born with Pfeiffer syndrome, a rare skull disease and died shortly after birth.
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^ They found one, who was arrested.
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[85] They were divorced in 1999. On December 31, 2001, Prince married Manuela Testolini in a private ceremony, but she filed for divorce in May 2006.[86]
.Prince became a Jehovah's Witness in 2001 following a two-year-long debate with friend and fellow Jehovah's Witness, musician Larry Graham.^ Model Amanda Wyatt has been claiming that that Urban had a two-year long affair with her, which lasted even when he and Kidman got engaged, reports the Post Chronicle.

^ Prince released a 2-LP set, 1999 which introduced Prince more to pop audiences the following year.

^ He also worked on different occasions with famous jazz and funk musicians, such as Miles Davis, Larry Graham, George Clinton, and Maceo Parker.
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.Prince said he didn't consider it a conversion, but a "realization"; "It's like Morpheus and Neo in The Matrix", he explained.^ A source said; "I saw Lindsay walk in and thought she'd come right out but she didn't, she was in there for like twenty minutes!"

^ Winfrey also said she built the school because she became frustrated with writing "check after check to this or that charity without really feeling like it was a part of me."

^ Elijah told Jane magazine: "He was basically upset at the fact that I said I didn't like his band.

.He attends meetings at a local Kingdom Hall and occasionally knocks on people's doors to discuss his new faith.^ I can assure you people didn't go out and knock door to door for hours on end "to be mainstream."

^ Why then does blackness rise to the top, even as we are discussing the supposed religiosity of black people as a cohort (even as that religiosity, when evident, covers many diverse relationships to and understandings of faith)?

[87] .Prince has reportedly needed double-hip-replacement surgery since 2005 but won't undergo the operation unless it is a bloodless surgery because Jehovah's Witnesses do not accept blood transfusions.^ November 17, 2008 11:16 PM How this relates to Prop 8 is a mystery since Jehovah's Witnesses don't vote.

^ While I agree with Lemmy that race and religion are not completely independent of each other, in this I think being a Jehovah's Witness is entirely the reason Prince is now apparently anti-gay.

^ In 1997, Prince approached funk bassist Larry Graham, one of his childhood idols, with questions about his Jehovah's Witness faith.
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[88] .The condition was worsened by years of dancing onstage in high-heeled boots.^ He wore high-heeled shoes and boots, and when questioned by the press, he remarked he liked the way he looked in them.
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^ He wore high-heeled shoes and boots and tended to flaunt and express an intense sexuality onstage in addition to in his music, using symbols associated with transgenderism and as a result, people began questioning his sexual orientation.
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[89] He now uses a diamond-studded cane to help him walk.[90]
Prince is a vegan. .In 2006 he was voted the "world's sexiest vegetarian" in PETA's annual online poll.^ In 2006 he was voted the "world's sexiest vegetarian" in PETA's annual online poll.
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[91] .The liner notes for his album Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic featured a message about the cruelty involved in wool production.^ Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic was certified gold.

^ Nevertheless Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic failed to perform commercially.
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^ Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999) .
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[92]
.Prince is a Minnesota Vikings football fan, owning a skybox at the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome and can be seen regularly at the games.^ In Minneapolis, Minn., the new $88.5 million, enclosed Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome opened.
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^ (AP, 6/13/97) 1987 Oct 17, The 1st indoor World Series game took place at the Minnesota Metrodome.
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^ WELCOME TO THE PRINCE MYSPACE PAGE / FAN PAGE minneapolis, Minnesota United States Profile Views: 16768 Last Login: 8/15/2009 .
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He currently resides in Toronto, Canada.[citation needed]

Stage names

Logo. Hollow circle above downward arrow crossed with a curlicued horn-shaped symbol and then a short bar
The unpronounceable symbol (later dubbed "Love Symbol #2").
.In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Dieses Album hatte Prince Warner Bros.
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^ Name change In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros.
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and .Prince over the artistic and financial control of Prince's output.^ Prince ensued, struggling over the artistic and financial control of Princes output.
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^ Prince over the artistic and financial control of Prince's output.
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^ In 1994 Prince's attitude towards his artistic output underwent a notable shift.
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.During the lawsuit, Prince appeared in public with the word "slave" written on his cheek.^ During that time, Prince appeared in public only with the word SLAVE written on his cheek.
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^ During the lawsuit, Prince appeared in public with the word "slave" written on his cheek.
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^ Whereas the magnificence of the Medicean rule during the life of Lorenzo appeared to have impressed Machiavelli strongly, for he frequently recurs to it in his writings, and it is to Lorenzo's grandson that he dedicates "The Prince."
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Prince explained his name change as follows:
.The first step I have taken towards the ultimate goal of emancipation from the chains that bind me to Warner Bros.^ The first step I have taken towards the ultimate goal of emancipation from the chains that bind me to Warner Bros.
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^ Prince attempted a major comeback later that year, when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation.
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^ In late 1996, the first collection of Prince music since his break with Warner Bros.
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was to change my name from .Prince to the Love Symbol.^ Prince's twelfth album was titled with an unpronounceable symbol (later copyrighted as "Love Symbol 2").
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^ Prince pushed to have his next album The Gold Experience released simultaneously with Love Symbol era material.
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^ Im Oktober 1992 veröffentlichte Prince mit The NPG das Album Love Symbol .
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.Prince is the name that my mother gave me at birth.^ Prince is the name that my Mother gave me at birth.
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^ My name is Prince (edit) .
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^ Birth name Prince Rogers Nelson .
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Warner Bros. took the name, trademarked it, and used it as the main marketing tool to promote all of the music that I wrote. .The company owns the name Prince and all related music marketed under Prince.^ The company owns the name Prince and all related music marketed under Prince.
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^ Also in November 2006, Prince opened a nightclub named 3121 in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
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^ On the day of the music club's shutdown, a lawsuit was filed against Prince by the British company HM Publishing (owners of the Nature Publishing Group, also NPG).
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.I became merely a pawn used to produce more money for Warner Bros...^ I became merely a pawn used to produce more money for Warner Bros.
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^ I became merely a pawn used to produce more money for Warner Bros… I was born Prince and did not want to adopt another conventional name.
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.I was born Prince and did not want to adopt another conventional name.^ I was born Prince and did not want to adopt another conventional name.
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^ I became merely a pawn used to produce more money for Warner Bros… I was born Prince and did not want to adopt another conventional name.
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^ If you want to give it another name fine.

.The only acceptable replacement for my name, and my identity, was the Love Symbol, a symbol with no pronunciation, that is a representation of me and what my music is about.^ The only acceptable replacement for my name, and my identity, was , a symbol with no pronunciation, that is a representation of me and what my music is about.
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^ The only acceptable replacement for my name, and my identity, was the Love Symbol, a symbol with no pronunciation, that is a representation of me and what my music is about.
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^ Now I feel guilty for having given them the money but I love my dog and had no choice.

.This symbol is present in my work over the years; it is a concept that has evolved from my frustration; it is who I am.^ This symbol is present in my work over the years; it is a concept that has evolved from my frustration; it is who I am.
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^ To celebrate the year 1999 (and my growing apathy toward the man who shall remain nameless), this page has been retired.
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It is my name.[93]
."Prince" is a trademark owned by Paisley Park Enterprises, Inc.^ Prince celebrated the reinstitution of his name with a 6-day open-house and tour of his Paisley Park studios ending with a 3+ hour concert.

^ Records im Einvernehmen mit Prince das Plattenlabel Paisley Park Records auf.
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^ Situated near his home in Minnesota, Paisley Park has allowed Prince to record at the drop of a hat.
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.It was initially filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2005 in the categories of printed materials, clothing, electronic commerce, and entertainment services based on first commercial in 1978[94] Various searches to the USPTO did not find any registrations or transfers of "Prince" or related names by Warner Bros.^ Princes first album for Warner Bros, released in 1978, was titled For You.
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^ For You was the first major-label album released by Prince, his first of many for Warner Bros.
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^ Im Booklet von Chaos and Disorder distanziert sich Prince von Warner Bros.
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.In 1991, PRN Music Corporation assigned the trademarks "Prince", "The Time", "Paisley Park", "New Power Generation", and "Prince and the Revolution" to Paisley Park Enterprises.^ As time went by and Prince's musical knowledge broadened he found himself dictating the arrangements to the rest of the band.
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^ In 1991, Prince formed the New Power Generation, the best and most versatile and talented band he has ever assembled.
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^ John Landis said they Blues Brothers turned a new generation on to these old artists thus causing new music from them.
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[95]
.Prince has used pseudonyms to separate himself from the music (either his own or that of others) he has had input in; "I was just getting tired of seeing my name," he said, "If you give away an idea, you still own that idea.^ "You," said the little prince firmly.
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^ My name is Prince (edit) .
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^ Do you still throw spears at each other?” .
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In fact, giving it away strengthens it. .Why do people feel they have to take credit for everything they do?^ Prince often uses pseudonyms and monikers to separate himself from the music (either his own or that of others) he has had input in; he has said that he was tired of seeing his name everywhere, and that only egotistical people take credit for everything they do.
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^ But one who, in opposition to the people, becomes a prince by the favour of the nobles, ought, above everything, to seek to win the people over to himself, and this he may easily do if he takes them under his protection.
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Ego, that’s the only reason."[96] .These pseudonyms include: Jamie Starr and The Starr Company (for the songs he wrote for The Time and many other artists from 1981–1984),[97][98] Joey Coco (for many unreleased Prince songs in the late 1980s, as well as songs written for Sheena Easton),[99] Paisley Park (occasionally used in the early 1990s for his production credits on songs, including those written for Martika and Kid Creole),[100] Alexander Nevermind (for writing the 1984 song "Sugar Walls" by Sheena Easton),[101] and Christopher (used for his song writing credit of "Manic Monday" for The Bangles).^ He wrote many songs for the group, including "Just Another Sucker."
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^ At the same time, Manic Monday by The Bangles reached number two on the Hot 100, which Prince had written under the pseudonym Christopher.
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^ He also is a well-known songwriter for other artists, and some of those songs have topped the charts as well.
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[102]

Copyright issues

.In 1995, Prince threatened to sue a 900 number, operated by Nathan Wright for his Purple Underground magazine phone line, for playing to the public for the first time segments of The Black Album.^ The 'Pursuit of Happyness' star has appeared in a number of romantic comedies but black or Latino women almost always play the love interest, because he doesn't think the public would be happy with any interracial pairing.

^ Prince also wrote, produced, and in some instances performed on, the debut album for The Time, containing former members of Flyte Tyme, including frontman Morris Day.
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^ In November 1994, as part of a contractual obligation, Prince agreed to the official release of The Black Album.
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.Prince's attorneys, Lavely & Singer, demanded royalties in a cease and desist letter served to Wright.^ A site which attempted to document the actions stemming from the 1998 "cease and desist" letter sent by TAFKAP's lawyer to various webmasters.
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Instead Wright offered to work with Prince and split the profits. .Wright and Prince's attorneys then worked on a deal to share profits but the deal never transpired (copies of these documents are available for verification).^ Despite these events occurring on the same day Prince's attorney reports that it was purely coincidental and that the site did not close due to the trademark dispute.
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^ Emilie S. Piper of the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, shared her extensive research on African Americans in colonial western Massachusetts and kindly supplied me with copies of original documents.
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^ Despite these events occurring on the same day, Prince's attorney has called it pure coincidence and stated that the site did not close due to the trademark dispute.
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.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Instead, Prince started his own 900 number while Wright was able to continue his without any further action.^ So it's no surprise that Steve-O, known for performing juvenile piercing tricks among other asinine exploits on 'Jackass,' will have his own show starting in October.
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On September 14, 2007, Prince announced that he was going to sue YouTube and eBay because they "are clearly able (to) filter porn and pedophile material but appear to choose not to filter out the unauthorized music and film content which is core to their business success." Web Sheriff, the international internet policing company he hired, told Reuters: "The problem is that one can reduce it to zero and then the next day there will be 100 or 500 or whatever. This carries on ad nauseam at Prince's expense."[103][104]
.In October 2007, Stephanie Lenz filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Publishing Group, claiming they were abusing copyright law, after the music publisher had YouTube take down Lenz's home movie in which the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy" played faintly in the background.^ Prince hit the Top 10 and #1 for a week with " Let's Go Crazy ."

^ Lets go crazy, Arsenio Hall .
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^ Lets go crazy, Kiss .
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[105]
.On November 5, 2007, several fan sites of Prince formed "Prince Fans United" to fight back against legal requests they claim Prince made to cease and desist all use of photographs, images, lyrics, album covers and anything linked to Prince's likeness.^ On November 5, 2007, several fan sites of Prince formed Prince Fans United to fight back against legal requests made by Prince to cease and desist all use of photographs, images, lyrics, album covers and anything linked to Prince's likeness.
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^ When she overheard her twelve-year-old daughter, Karenna, playing Darling Nikki, Tipper Gore founded the Parents Music Resource Center, which has spurred the use of explicit lyric stickers and imprints on album covers.
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ The center has enacted the mandatory use of a warning label ("Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics") on the covers of records that have been judged to contain language or lyrical content unsuitable for minors.
  • PRINCE ROGERS NELSON on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

[106] .While Prince's lawyers claimed that the use of such representations constituted copyright infringement, the Prince Fans United claimed that the legal actions were "attempts to stifle all critical commentary about Prince."^ And the constitution is all about people maximising their happiness.

^ Then there were legal challenges, based on legislation dating from 1836, to the idea of a civil wedding for a member of the royal family, and questions were raised by critics about the divorced status of both the prince and his fiance.

^ That's all rather secondary anyway since this thread is about Sullivan and the absurdity of drawing conclusions about the black community's supposed homophobia from a wacko comment by Prince.

.A few days later, Prince released a statement denying the fansites' claims, stating "The action taken earlier this week was not to shut down fansites, or control comment in any way.^ In 1985, after the U.S. Purple Rain Tour, Prince gave up live performances and making videos on the release of Around the World in a Day, which went to the top of the U.S. album charts for three weeks.
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Prince attempted a major comeback later that year, when, free of any further contractual obligations to Warner Bros., he released Emancipation.
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ The official release date of all Project Gutenberg Etexts is at Midnight, Central Time, of the last day of the stated month.
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.The issue was simply to do with in regards to copyright and trademark of images and only images, and no lawsuits have been filed."^ The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in January, alleging copyright infringement and seeking unspecified damages.
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^ Mr Megay said regular patrols found "no issues" with regard to harassment allegations.

.The statement from AEG, Prince's promoter, asserted that the only "offending items" on the three fansites were live shots from Prince's 21 nights in London at the O2 Arena earlier in the year.^ Prince performed on Saturday Night Live .

^ September 2007 ging Prince auf Europatournee, wobei alle Konzerte in der The O2 -Arena in London stattfanden.
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^ The 26-year-old musician - who was dumped by Drew, his girlfriend of five years, earlier this month - is not the only suitor Kirsten has been stepping out with.

[107]
.On November 8, 2007, Prince Fans United received a song named "PFUnk", providing a kind of "unofficial answer" to their movement.^ Prince is also encouraging fans who download the song make a donation to a children's charity.

^ Breukelyne November 17, 2008 4:43 PM I kind of always thought Prince tried a bit too hard to prove his macho cred.

^ Redding 02-05-2007, 12:12 PM I think Prince and Dave Grohl are fans of each other...Foo Fighters covered Darling Nikki .
  • Ron and Fez Listening Thread 2/5/2007 - What Hack Indy/Horsie Song will Earl Choose? [Archive] - The Unofficial Opie and Anthony Message Board - Wackbag.com 18 September 2009 14:47 UTC www.wackbag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The song, originally debuted on the PFU main site,[108] was retitled "F.U.N.K.", and is available on iTunes.
.On November 14, 2007, it was reported that the satirical website b3ta.com had pulled their "image challenge of the week" devoted to Prince after legal threats from the star under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.^ Beyond the covermounts, the value of recorded music is already under widespread threat from the rapid rise of digital downloads.
  • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

^ From: John 2007-10-13 14:50:05 cazzi uomini nesquik it wwwescortforum com http://wwwescortforumcom.shipalog.info .
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^ From: Shelby Yergin 2007-08-14 14:43:36 I am so thankful for finding your website!
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.B3ta co-founder Rob Manuel wrote on the site: "Under threat of legal action from Prince's legal team of 'potential closure of your web site' - We have removed the Prince image challenge and B3ta apologises unreservedly to AEG / NPG and Prince for any offence caused.^ If we used a image of yours by mistake, please contact us at TheBestGossip@aol.com and we will remove right away !

^ Click here for some ideas for $ Making Money $ on your Web Site .
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ He's still building the site ( whosright.typepad.com ), but once it's up you can see your side of the story vindicated on the web (anon if you want, of course).

.We also ask our members to avoid photoshopping Prince and posting them on our boards.^ We also ask our members to avoid photoshoping Prince and posting them on our boards."
  • PRINCE ROGERS NELSON on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ At the end of the tour, Prince disbanded The Revolution, although retaining band member Matt Fink ..board.
  • PRINCE ROGERS NELSON on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

[109]
.At the 2008 Coachella Music Festival, Prince performed a cover of Radiohead's "Creep", but immediately after he forced YouTube and other sites to remove footage that fans had taken of the performance, despite Radiohead's demand for it to remain on the website.^ From: kxkwh 2008-05-27 15:56:45 www youtube com music videos [url=http://jackplace.678host.com/728.html]www youtube com music videos[/url] www youtube com music videos .
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^ With Prince no longer associated with EMI Records, the artist felt a greater sense of musical freedom: "My success is no longer defined by others..."

^ Fans were invited into Prince's studios for tours, interviews, discussions and music-listening sessions.
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

[110] .Days later, YouTube reinstated the videos, while Radiohead claimed "it's our song, let people hear it."^ Also this is the guy who had his lawyers get a video pulled from Youtube that had a baby dancing while "Let's Go Crazy" played in the background.

^ He later became lead singer in The Time, rumored as a favor for letting Prince have credit for the song "Partyup".
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

.In 2009, Prince put the video of that Coachella performance on his website LotusFlow3r.com.^ From: dxhit 2009-01-22 04:42:18 the girl from tomorrow alana video [url=http://aacommercialdiscbrakes.com/20/48.html]the girl from tomorrow alana video[/url] the girl f .
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^ März 2009 startete offiziell die Homepage Lotusflow3r.com [115] von Prince.
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^ From: cksam 2009-01-08 03:00:35 performance custom trailers [url=http://qqmovienewsweekworld.com/3504.html]performance custom trailers[/url] performance custom trailers .
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  107. ^ "Prince 'not suing fans': Singer hits back at fansite claims". NME. November 9, 2007. http://www.nme.com/news/prince/32426. 
  108. ^ Kreps, Daniel (November 9, 2007). "Prince Releases Diss Track As Battle With Fans Gets Funky". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2007/11/09/prince-releases-diss-track-as-battle-with-fans-gets-funky/. 
  109. ^ Kiss, Jemima (15 November, 2007). "B3ta bates Prince". guardian.co.uk. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2007/nov/15/b3tabatesprince. 
  110. ^ "Radiohead to Prince: Unblock 'Creep' cover videos". Music.yahoo.com. 2008-05-30. http://music.yahoo.com/read/news/60761951. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  111. ^ Due to the album's correct name being an unpronounceable symbol, this title is provided as a widely recognized alternate.

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    • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

    ^ Jawbone Press 2008, ISBN 978-1-906002-18-3 , S. 54 ↑ Per Nilsen: DanceMusicSexRomance: The First Decade .
    • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

    ^ Alex Hahn: Besessen - Das turbulente Leben von Prince : Hannibal, Höfen 2006, ISBN 3-85445-262-4 , S. 249 ↑ Foto vom Symbol .
    • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

    Possessed: The Rise And Fall Of Prince. Billboard Books. ISBN 0-8230-7749-7. 
  • Jones, Liz (1998). .Purple Reign: The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.^ His name pronunciation since then has ranged from "The Artist Formerly Known As Prince," "TAFKAP," The Artist," and "Victor."

    ^ In dieser Zeit trug er ein unaussprechliches Symbol [6] als Pseudonym und wurde häufig als The Artist Formerly Known As Prince (dt.: Der früher als Prince bekannte Künstler ) oder kurz TAFKAP bezeichnet.
    • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

    ^ The Artist : Kurzform von The Artist Formerly Known As Prince , die von Gastmusikern wie beispielsweise Doug E. Fresh oder Eve bevorzugt wurde, mit denen Prince zusammen im Studio arbeitete oder gemeinsam live auftrat.
    • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

    Birch Lane Press. ISBN 978-1559724487.
     

External links


Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
.Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958) is a funk/rock/pop/R&B singer, songwriter, and actor.^ PRINCE ROGERS NELSON was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

^ Prince Rogers Nelson of Minneapolis anagrams .
  • Prince Rogers Nelson of Minneapolis - anagrams 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.anagramgenius.com [Source type: General]

^ Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an iconic American musician.
  • Open Labs - Prince 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.openlabs.com [Source type: General]

.He goes by the name Prince but between 1993 and 2000 he went by an unpronounceable symbol and was referred to The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.^ I thought that was the artist formally known as Prince.
  • The artist formerly known as gay-friendly - Good As You:: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.goodasyou.org [Source type: General]

^ MorphWorld: The artist formerly known as Prince's symbol into a...
  • bookofjoe: MorphWorld: The artist formerly known as Prince's symbol into a... shower curtain hook? 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.bookofjoe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At the time, it was customary to call him the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, TAFKAP, AFKAP, or to have the symbol as his name, O)+> .
  • Valsadie.com Home Page 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.valsadie.com [Source type: General]

.During his career, he produced ten platinum album, had 40 top ten singles, and promoted singers such as Sheila E., Carmen Electra, The Time, and Vanity 6. The Artist has written over one thousand songs which have been released by himself, a pen name, or another artist.^ Carmen Electra Prince produced her 1993 album and invented her stage name .
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ A new song, Peach, was chosen as a promotional single to accompany the album.
  • Prince biography, information, news, links, pictures (pics) and products (music) 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ ELECTRA, CARMEN Actress/singer.

.In 2004, Prince was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was ranked #28 out of 100 in Rolling Stone Greatest artist of all times.^ Zudem wurde er 2004 in die Rock and Roll Hall of Fame [4] aufgenommen.
  • EVANZO - Hosting 20 September 2009 19:10 UTC www.evanzo.de [Source type: General]

^ In 1998, the Mamas and the Papas were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

^ In 2004, Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and performed at the Grammy Awards with Beyonce Knowles.
  • Prince - News, Vides and Photos | ULink Page 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.uproxx.com [Source type: General]

Contents

Sourced

  • It's a hurtful place, the world, in and of itself. We don't need to add to it. .And we're in a place now where we all need one another, and it's going to get rougher.^ Prophecy is what we all have to go by now.
    • The New Prince 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC dannyhaszard.com [Source type: General]

    ^ They are all one now.

    ^ Do not let another Thanksgiving go to waste by being cornered by all the needy humans in your family that need help with their computers, or home networks, or home made scale models of the death star in their backyard.

    .
    • Tavis Smiley Show, PBS [1] (April 27, 2009)
  • Well, the reason why is because I'm one of Jehovah's witnesses and we've never voted.^ April 3rd, 2009 at 8:27 am .
    • Top 15 Quotes of Prince Philip - Listverse 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Well, the reason why is because Im one of Jehovahs Witnesses and weve never voted.
    • The New Prince 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC dannyhaszard.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Shows > April 2009 > Prince MONDAY .
    • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Prince . April 28, 2009 | PBS 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

    .That's not to say that I don't think Barack Obama - President Obama - is a very smart individual and he seems like he means well.^ Thats not to say that I dont think Barack ObamaPresident Obamais a very smart individual and he seems like he means well.
    • The New Prince 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC dannyhaszard.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "Yes, it means the industry will be dramatically different in a few years, but I don't think screaming like a bunch of girls is going to help anything.
    • Why Prince's Free CD Ploy Worked - TIME 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.time.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He's doing very well and spiritually he seems to be making a great deal of progress, too.
    • From Sex God to Doorstep Bible Basher 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.rickross.com [Source type: General]

    .Prophecy is what we all have to go by now.^ Prophecy is what we all have to go by now.
    • The New Prince 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC dannyhaszard.com [Source type: General]

    ^ On the track, called "Fed-Up," the faux-Britney sings, "You think you can walk all over me/And you think that I will just let you be/Now I'm going to do things differently."

    ^ Now go forth and astound us all with your devious profiles!

    • When asked why he doesn't vote
    • Tavis Smiley Show (April 27, 2009)

Albums

For You (1978)

.
  • You can live your own life and I'll live mine
    I will never try to keep you down
    And even if I only see you some of the time
    I'm just happy when you come around
    And even if the sun don't shine
    I'm warm enough when you're in these arms of mine
    Just as long as we're together.^ You are so cute when you're angry, and don't you just know it!!!

    ^ Just you and your code.

    ^ Its also laughable that you fail to see your own hypocrisy.

Prince (1979)

.
  • I wanna be your lover
    I wanna be the only one that makes you come running
    I wanna be your lover
    I wanna turn you on, turn you out, all night long, make you shout
    Oh, lover!^ "But you are the only man on your planet!"
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But he'll forgive you, cause he only wants to be your lover.
    • Prince (artist) - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You guys are the only ones I'm telling this to.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    Yeah.
    .I wanna be the only one you come for.^ You guys are the only ones I'm telling this to.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It also features hints of his one-of-a-kind lyrics, combining explicit boudoir language ("I wanna be the only one you come for") and vaguely creepy sentimentality ("I wanna be your mother and your sister").
    • Prince@Everything2.com 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC everything2.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "How Come You Don't Call Me Anymore" - An early release in Prince's career, this one showed just what a musical genius Prince would turn out to be.
    • Top Ten Songs by Prince - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • There's some talk going 'round town
    That you really don't give a damn
    They say you really put me down
    When I'm doing the best I can
    I gave you all of my love
    I even gave you my body
    Tell me, baby, ain't that enough?^ I'd say they've got some nerve!
    • Prince: The artist who formerly liked the Internet - CNET News 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Prince: The artist who formerly liked the Internet - CNET News 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC sfgate-cnet.com.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ All the critics love you in Paris .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If I don't wake up tomorrow, I love all of you.
    • 60 posts tagged “prince” - SerenityLife’s Blog on Vox 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC serenitylife.vox.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Dirty Mind (1980)

.
  • Now where I come from
    We don't let society
    Tell us how it's supposed to be
    Our clothes, our hair
    We don't care
    It's all about being there
    Everybody's going Uptown
    That's where I wanna be
    Uptown
    Set your mind free.^ To change your settings, go to your preferences.
    • Prince: The Artist Now Known as Cash Cow - E! Online 20 November 2009 21:30 UTC www.eonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tell us about another version?
    • Prince by Prince on Warner Bros / Wea - Reviews, tracks, MP3s, credits & videos at SoundUnwound 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.soundunwound.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Let us now boycott Prince!
    • Prince: The artist who formerly liked the Internet - CNET News 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Prince: The artist who formerly liked the Internet - CNET News 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC sfgate-cnet.com.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Controversy (1981)

.
  • I just can't believe all the things people say -- Controversy
    Am I black or white?^ 'I just can't believe all the things people say.
    • The Lyrics of Prince Rogers Nelson by C. Liegh McInnis / Art Changes / In Motion Magazine 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.inmotionmagazine.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I just can’t believe All the things people say Controversy Am I black or white?
    • Prince denies anti-gay-rights remarks; New Yorker stands by story! | The Dish Rag | Los Angeles Times 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "All I can say is that I'd like to believe that we're both enlightened individuals that know that if you leave things in God's hands you'll find out everything, and you'll find out the answer to the plan.

    Am I straight or gay? -- Controversy
    Do I believe in God? Do I believe in me? -- Controversy
  • Do I believe in God? Do I believe in me?
    .Some people wanna die so they can be free
    (I said) Life is just a game, we're all just the same...do you wanna play?
    ^ They are not at all the same and it's just wrong to lump them together.

    ^ They’re just watching.
    • Home Visit: Soup With Prince : The New Yorker 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.newyorker.com [Source type: General]
    • The artist formerly known as gay-friendly - Good As You:: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.goodasyou.org [Source type: General]

    ^ A representative for Sienna said: "They're friends, just friends.

    .
    • Controversy
  • 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.^ And you, on your part, have no need of me.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ No need to care about what anyone thinks.
    • Prince Consulting & Services — 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC prince-services.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Also, no questions about his private life.

    I'm OK as long as u are here with me
    Sexuality is all we ever need.

1999 (1982)

  • I was dreamin' when I wrote this
    So sue me if I go 2 fast.
    But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant 2 last.
    .War is all around us, my mind says prepare 2 fight
    So if I gotta die I'm gonna listen 2 my body tonight.
    ^ Man hasn't realy done too well, getting us out of this predicament, so I think sooner or later we're gonna all have to turn back to God.
    • Prince (Prince Nelson): Beautiful, charming and eccentric - one of the biggest entertainment stars at MondoStars.com 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.mondostars.com [Source type: General]

    ^ When thy good father came to die, he committed thee and all his possessions to my care, and I have brought thee up with that love, and increased thy estate with that care, which I was bound to show.
    • Medieval Sourcebook: Nicolo Machiavelli: The Prince, 1513 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.fordham.edu [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I have lost all respect for the person whose career I have followed since 1980 when I was given my first Prince album 'Dirty Mind'.
    • Diamonds and PURLs 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC valsadie.com [Source type: General]

    Yeah, they say two thousand zero zero party over,
    oops out of time
    So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999.
    .
  • I guess I shoulda closed my eyes
    When U drove me 2 the place
    Where your horses run free.^ Show me your eyes & Give you my love Nan nega johungor Love you forever* ** Come to my heart.
    • Snow Prince - SS501 | Listen music - Demo Music 20 November 2009 21:30 UTC music.yeucahat.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So eye will review my contents and end of March 1999 u can reach me at http://www.exprince.de!
    • Diamonds and PURLs 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC valsadie.com [Source type: General]

    ^ START YOUR FREE TRIAL added Share with Friends Close Recently Viewed .
    • Prince mp3s, Prince music downloads, Prince songs from eMusic.com 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.emusic.com [Source type: General]


    .'Cuz I felt a little ill
    When I saw all the pictures
    Of the jockeys that were there before me.
    ^ There before me, facing the little prince, was one of those yellow snakes that take just thirty seconds to bring your life to an end.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Indeed, as I learned, there were on the planet where the little prince lived — as on all planets — good plants and bad plants.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There was a lot I couldn't hear, but at the end before he hung up, he told her to stop calling, stop texting, stop all of it -- leave me alone!
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    Believe it or not,
    I started to worry
    I wondered if I had enough class.
    .But it was Saturday night
    I guess that makes it all right
    And U say, "Baby, have U got enough gas?"
    ^ I have a hard time explaining it, you just kind of get it or you don't...I guess I would just say that what you're suggesting might make marriage...gross?

    ^ She is quoted by Britain's The Sun newspaper as saying: "I want to make sure I pick the right one for David and the kids.

    ^ It is devoid of targets, timetables and design standards that cities like London and Chicago are using to make cycling safe enough for all to enjoy.

    .
  • I get delirious whenever you're near
    Lose all self-control, baby just can't steer
    Wheels get locked in place
    Stupid look on my face.^ Little red corvette (live) .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The album became platinum with Little Red Corvette and Delirious.
    • The Prince Singer 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC www.syl.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You're My Love .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]


    .It comes 2 makin' a pass, pretty mama
    I just can't win a race.
    ^ Pretty soon Augmented Reality will come along and we just need to take the next step.
    • Prince Consulting & Services — 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC prince-services.com [Source type: General]

Purple Rain (1984)

.
  • Dearly beloved
    We are gathered here today
    2 get through this thing called life.^ They call their customers things like “Honey” and “Sugar.” Here is what I see around me: 1.

    .Electric word life
    It means forever and that's a mighty long time
    But I'm here 2 tell U
    There's something else:
    The afterworld.
    ^ Cuz honey, I know I know times are changing, that it's time we reach out for something new, but the Purple One is forever, and respect must be paid.
    • Prince's 'Purple Rain': 25th anniversary today | EW.com 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC music-mix.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Then steady swinging drums, distant electric guitar, then BettySoo’s voice, Morlix’s voice here and there as a percussion instrument.

    ^ There is no time for idle dreaming in my life."
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    .A world of never ending happiness
    U can always see the sun, day or night.
    ^ "When I'm producing other artists like Jim or Angela, I'm always happy when I see that look on their face that says, 'That's it !
    • Prince - Photos, Bio and News for Prince 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Resistance Man on the Moon: The End of Day Happy Hour So Far Gone The Beatles remasters: Stereo Box Set and In Mono More Music Reviews .
    • The Artist, formerly known as Prince | Prince | Encore | Music | Entertainment Weekly 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.ew.com [Source type: General]
    • Prince (Music - Prince) | Music Review | Entertainment Weekly 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.ew.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • So when u call up that shrink in Beverly Hills
    U know the one - Dr Everything'll Be Alright
    Instead of asking him how much of your time is left
    Ask him how much of your mind, baby.^ Lets go crazy, Arsenio Hall .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Lets go crazy, Kiss .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ 'Let's Go Crazy' and 'Purple Rain' both held the top slots, of 1 and 2 on the charts, and further established him as chart-topper for the 80s.

    .'Cuz in this life
    Things are much harder than in the afterworld
    In this life,
    You're on your own.
    ^ Do you or do you not realize that the only reason you’re swimming in money and playing Half-Time at the Super Bowl is because of your fanbase?
    • Prince, You Are A Class-A Asshole | PEGRITZ(.com)! 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.pegritz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Yes, fans buying your albums have made you richer than I could ever hope to be…but those fans have given you something much more valuable and longlasting than money: reputation .
    • Prince, You Are A Class-A Asshole | PEGRITZ(.com)! 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.pegritz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you will be picking your child up later than scheduled please notify the office to make arrangements.
    • Prince William Academy - Prince William County's Best Private School 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC princewilliamacademy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Let's Go Crazy
  • Dr. Everything'll Be Alright will make everything go wrong
    Pills and thrills and daffodils will kill
    Hang tough children. .
    • Let's Go Crazy
  • I knew a girl named Nikki
    I guess U could say she was a sex fiend
    I met her in a hotel lobby
    Masturbating with a magazine.^ Let's Go Crazy mp3 .
    • Free Prince Songs, Download Prince Mp3 Music - EZ-Tracks 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.ez-tracks.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Lets go crazy, Kiss .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Lets go crazy, Arsenio Hall .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]


    .She said "How'd U like 2 waste some time?"^ First they said that I was physically beautiful then he went on to say how intelligent I was and how he had never met a woman like me.
    • SerenityLife Blog - Information, Comments, Reviews // BlogCatalog 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.blogcatalog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ She said: "There was some stuff like that at the end.

    ^ All the same, the Messiah was not yet come; the time of jubilee had not arrived, nor would it likely come for some time, and until then slavery was sanctioned.
    • Kenneth P. Minkema | Jonathan Edwards's Defense of Slavery | The Massachusetts Historical Review, 4 | The History Cooperative 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC www.historycooperative.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    And I could not resist when I saw little Nikki grind.
  • How can U just leave me standing?
    Alone in a world that's so cold? .(So cold)
    Maybe I'm just 2 demanding
    Maybe I'm just like my father, 2 bold
    Maybe you're just like my mother
    She's never satisfied (She's never satisfied)
    Why do we scream at each other?
    ^ But it was rejected too, just like the others.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "But why have you just lighted it again?"
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You're My Love .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]


    .This is what it sounds like
    When doves cry.
    ^ Forget crying doves -- We'd imagine Prince is soon to find out what it sounds like when a certain artist get deleted from iTunes playlists en masse!
    • The artist formerly known as gay-friendly - Good As You:: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.goodasyou.org [Source type: General]

    ^ By Jim Emerson Maybe this music by Prince & the Revolution will never quite sound as, well, revolutionary as it did in 1984 (and nothing else has ever sounded like the extraordinary cooing and fluttering of "When Doves Cry"), but it's a pop landmark in Prince's Artist-ic career.
    • Prince & the Revolution - Purple Rain 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.awesome80s.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • I never meant 2 cause u any sorrow
    I never meant 2 cause u any pain
    I only wanted 2 one time see u laughing
    I only wanted 2 see u laughing in the purple rain.^ The Purple One was who everyone wanted to see, and he didn t disappoint.
    • Prince on Yahoo! Music 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I performed a dance routine to When Doves Cry , which meant stopping, playing, rewinding, stopping and playing it approximately 12,000 times in one week.
    • Tribeca Film - Features - Purple Rain:Thank You For a Funky Time 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC www.tribecafilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Prince would chase any small animal that would run from him but he would never hurt anything; he only wanted some herding practice.
    • Prince - Factbites 20 November 2009 21:30 UTC www.factbites.com [Source type: General]

Around the World in a Day (1985)

.
  • There is a park that is known
    4 the face it attracts
    colorful people whose hair
    On 1 side is swept back
    The smile on their faces
    It speaks of profound inner peace
    Ask where they're going
    They'll tell U nowhere
    They've taken a lifetime lease
    On Paisley Park.^ Have the moneymakers at Paisley Park taken control??
    • Diamonds and PURLs 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC valsadie.com [Source type: General]

    ^ They'll have to settle for buying up his back catalog, because the 21 shows he's playing in London in August and September are already sold out.
    • Why Prince's Free CD Ploy Worked - TIME 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.time.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "The success comes when the art is made, when we're in the studio and do our music, when we go to jam someplace and we see smiling faces; that's the success," The Artist concludes.
    • CNN - A former Prince says life changed, but commitment to music same - July 29, 1998 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • She wore a raspberry beret
    The kind U find in a second hand store
    Raspberry beret
    And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more
    Raspberry beret
    I think I love her.^ Wouldn't that put him much more in line with his 2007 breakout numbers?
    • Prince Fielder Stats, News, Photos - Milwaukee Brewers - ESPN 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC sports.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Around the World In A Day , issued in May 1985 on his new Paisley Park label, topped the U.S. album charts for three weeks, and produced the Top 10 smashes "Raspberry Beret” and "Pop Life."
    • Prince Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The new tests which affect all 2008 models give a much more realistic rating with highway speeds of 80mph and acceleration of 8mph per second.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Pop life
    Everybody needs a thrill
    Pop life
    We all got a space 2 fill
    Pop life
    Everybody can't be on top
    But life it ain't real funky
    Unless it's got that pop
    Dig it.^ Around the World In A Day , issued in May 1985 on his new Paisley Park label, topped the U.S. album charts for three weeks, and produced the Top 10 smashes "Raspberry Beret” and "Pop Life."
    • Prince Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Covering life, culture, and politics in the borough, the magazine provides a lively, independent venue for top-notch journalism on the issues facing Brooklynites of all stripes.

    ^ I’m sorry that you won’t be able to buy another SUV this year with all the cash C+C owes you, but, really…by this point in your life, $40K is chump-change.
    • Prince, You Are A Class-A Asshole | PEGRITZ(.com)! 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.pegritz.com [Source type: General]

Parade (1986)

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  • I want to live life to the ultimate high,
    Maybe I'll die young like heroes die,
    Maybe I'll kiss you some wild special way.^ You want some pizza ?

    ^ I like to live life the fulliness and to have fun.
    • Artist singles, Artist dating, Artist personals 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.match.com [Source type: General]
    • Artist singles, Artist dating, Artist personals 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.match.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Live!", "The Rainbow Children" and "Musicology") and like a lot of it, even if (or maybe because) it feels like he's no longer trying to innovate and instead is sticking to the meat and potatoes.
    • The Artist Formerly Known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince - Jazzcorner's Speakeasy 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC speakeasy.jazzcorner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    .If nobody kills me or thrills me soon,
    I'll die in your arms under the cherry moon.
    ^ Warner Brothers is also giving Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge similar treatments and they too will ship on August 24th!
    • Prince & the Revolution - Purple Rain 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.awesome80s.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ A second film, Under the Cherry Moon (1986), was a first for Prince as director/writer and actor/composer.
    • Prince Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Continuing to pursue celluloid ambitions, Prince then directed and starred in "Under the cherry moon", one of most critically lambasted productions of all time.
    • Welcome 2 DAWNATION: Biography 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.dawnation.com [Source type: General]

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    • Under the Cherry Moon
  • Happiness in it's uncut form
    Is the feeling that I get, you're warm, warm
    Happy's what I get when we do what we do
    Happiness, mama, is being with u
    Good lord.^ Under the Cherry Moon (1986) .
    • Prince DVDs, Prince DVD Rentals, Rent Prince Movies at Netflix Today 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.netflix.com [Source type: General]

    ^ UNDER THE CHERRY MOON And they’re right.
    • Prince Photos - Boxxet 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You're always happy, always smiling.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

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  • Women not girls rule my world
    I said they rule my world
    Act your age, mama (not your shoe size)
    Not your shoe size
    Maybe we could do the twirl
    U don't have 2 watch Dynasty
    2 have an attitude
    U just leave it all up 2 me
    My love will be your food
    Yeah.^ If I don't wake up tomorrow, I love all of you.
    • 60 posts tagged “prince” - SerenityLife’s Blog on Vox 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC serenitylife.vox.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ She said: "Leaving them was just devastating.

    ^ I love my girlfriend to death and would do anything for her, but if she said I leaving.
    • Ron and Fez Listening Thread 2/5/2007 - What Hack Indy/Horsie Song will Earl Choose? [Archive] - The Unofficial Opie and Anthony Message Board - Wackbag.com 18 September 2009 14:47 UTC www.wackbag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • U don't have 2 be rich
    2 be my girl
    U don't have 2 be cool
    2 rule my world
    Ain't no particular sign I'm more compatible with
    I just want your extra time and your
    Kiss.^ I guess man just wants to be ruled.
    • Top 15 Quotes of Prince Philip - Listverse 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But do not waste your time on this extra task.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I just want to be able to get down with my main idol before one of us pass.
    • MySpace - Prince Rogers Nelson - 51 - Male - minneapolis, Alabama - myspace.com/purplerain85 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Kiss

Sign O' the Times (1987)

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  • Oh yeah
    In France a skinny man
    Died of a big disease with a little name
    By chance his girlfriend came across a needle
    And soon she did the same
    At home there are seventeen-year-old boys
    And their idea of fun
    Is being in a gang called The Disciples
    High on crack, totin' a machine gun.^ Died @ 29 years old.

    ^ Something else that amazed me is the fact that Prince is 45 years old and he looks just like he did when I went to see the movie Purple Rain back in the 80's--the man is in shape both physically and musically.
    • Extreme Polka: Prince Rogers Nelson 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC polkaboy.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But Graham and the man he calls "Little Brother" didn't develop a real relationship until the '90s - "relationship" perhaps being an inadequate description.
    • The religion of Prince, pop singer 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.adherents.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Here we are folks
    The dream we all dream of
    Boy versus girl in the World Series of love
    Tell me, have U got the look?^ New York Yankees; manager, NY Yankees, NY Mets; considered greatest catcher of all time; 10 World Series titles as player and 3 as manager .

    ^ I mean seriously, who told this girl that this outfit looked good?
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Well it looks like she's taken on another girl loving role.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

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  • U walked in (I walked in)
    I woke up (U woke up)
    I never seen a pretty girl look so tough' baby (baby)
    U got that look, yes U do (yes U do)
    Color U peach and black
    Color me takin' aback, baby
    Crucial, I think I wantcha.^ "Yes, it means the industry will be dramatically different in a few years, but I don't think screaming like a bunch of girls is going to help anything.
    • Why Prince's Free CD Ploy Worked - TIME 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.time.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But it seems that Disney, with this last featurette, tries to reach a wider target by hiring a Chinese-looking girl and a black guy to present the movie.

    ^ Maybe because I've never seen her smile - it's always the Olsen look.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

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    • U Got the Look
  • And I said, baby don't waste your time
    I know what's on your mind
    U wouldn't be satisfied with a one night stand
    And I could never take the place of your man.^ "No one is ever satisfied where he is," said the switchman.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I could never take the place of youre man .
    • /artists/Prince.html 16 September 2009 0:47 UTC daz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But do not waste your time on this extra task.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

Lovesexy (1988)

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  • I'm going down 2 Alphabet Street
    I'm gonna crown the first girl that I meet
    I'm gonna talk so sexy
    She'll want me from my head 2 my feet.^ If my girl did that she'd have to go.
    • Ron and Fez Listening Thread 2/5/2007 - What Hack Indy/Horsie Song will Earl Choose? [Archive] - The Unofficial Opie and Anthony Message Board - Wackbag.com 18 September 2009 14:47 UTC www.wackbag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I just want to be able to get down with my main idol before one of us pass.
    • MySpace - Prince Rogers Nelson - 51 - Male - minneapolis, Alabama - myspace.com/purplerain85 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ A. After the first verse ("...from my head to my feet"), and before the first chorus, the following message, printed vertically in small purple letters, appears on the screen for a split second: "Don't buy the Black Album.
    • General Prince/O(+> Frequently-Asked Questions 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: General]

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  • This feeling's so good in every single way,
    I want it morning, noon and night of every day;
    And if by chance i cannot have it I can't say
    But with it I know heaven's just a kiss away.^ I just don't know what to say at this point.
    • Allie Is Wired - The Entertainment Blog: 06/01/2007 - 07/01/2007 16 September 2009 0:48 UTC allieiswired.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I suppose, in a way, that's what every artist wants.
    • Diamonds and PURLs 25 September 2009 3:54 UTC valsadie.com [Source type: General]

    ^ (No contest) Just wanted to say that.
    • Prince (Prince Nelson): Beautiful, charming and eccentric - one of the biggest entertainment stars at MondoStars.com 18 September 2009 14:49 UTC www.mondostars.com [Source type: General]

    • Lovesexy

Batman (1989)

Graffiti Bridge (1990)

Diamonds and Pearls (1991)

Love Symbol Album (1992)

Come (1993)

The Black Album (1994)

The Gold Experience (1995)

Chaos and Disorder (1996)

Emancipation (1996)

The Truth (1998)

The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale (1999)

Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999)

The Rainbow Children (2001)

One Nite Alone... (2002)

Xpectation (2003)

N.E.W.S. (2003)

Musicology (album) (2004)

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  • I’ve never seen the moon look so lovely as the night I saw it with you.^ "And at night you will look up at the stars.
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I’ve never seen anything like it."
    • Prince @ Butter, NYC 6/17/06 - Concert - Stereogum 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC stereogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ 'Artist' you've never heard of trespasses on Prince's L.A. house to give him a demo .
    • prince.org: where fans of Prince music meet and stay up-to-date 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC prince.org [Source type: General]
    • prince.org: where fans of Prince music meet and stay up-to-date 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC prince.org [Source type: General]


    .It let me know I’d never seen the moon before.^ HQ Download: tinyurl.com Entertainment Tonight shared never before seen footage of Michael Jackson and his chi...
    • Prince on Yahoo! Music 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We had never seen him with his clothes off before.

    ^ "How could he recognize me when he had never seen me before?"
    • The Little Prince - Wikilivres 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.wikilivres.info [Source type: Original source]

    .(Never seen the moon before)
    So many speak of the moon as though it had no flaws.
    ^ HQ Download: tinyurl.com Entertainment Tonight shared never before seen footage of Michael Jackson and his chi...
    • Prince on Yahoo! Music 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Prince has never ceased recording and releasing songs and albums, though many of them have only been available through his website < www.npgmusicclub.com > .
    • ECHO VI/1: Woodworth 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC www.echo.ucla.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ We had never seen him with his clothes off before.


    .But to compare it to a beauty like yours would give one pause.^ We would like to give credit to the female cover model as well, but still do not know her name.

    ^ They would sometimes come over to Prince's house for slumber parties, where they would play dress-up, give each other makeovers, and talk about boys they liked.
    • Prince (artist) - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 January 2010 13:15 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Give to every one who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again.

    • Call My Name

The Chocolate Invasion (2004)

The Slaughterhouse (2004)

3121 (2006)

Planet Earth (2007)

LOtUSFLOW3R (2009)

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Prince Rogers Nelson (better known as Prince) (born June 7, 1958) is an American singer and musician. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been known for blending erotic lyrics with funk rock and technology. His songs include: "When Doves Cry", "Let’s Go Crazy", "Purple Rain", "Raspberry Beret", "Kiss", "Batdance", and "Cream". From 1993 to 2000, Prince changed his name to a symbol looking something like this: O(+> . Since this symbol was impossible to pronounce, people began calling him "The Artist Formerly Known As Prince."



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