Prince, R. I. P.

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by mr._mojo_filter, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. Johan1880

    Johan1880 Forum Resident

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    He made his best music in this era, in my opinion offcourse. I'm looking forward the most to concert recordings (Cobo Hall, Le Zenith ('86), Paard van Troje) and the outtakes from the same period (Open Book, Crucial sax version).
     
  2. bunglejerry

    bunglejerry Forum Resident

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    Damn it's good.

    I know, I know, it's "Wally", and by any rational standard it can't possibly measure up to its hype. It's not THE GREATEST SONG IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND or even close. But it's truly wonderful. It's pure Prince genius. I really enjoy it, for all of its weirdness. I saw it written elsewhere to imagine the mythical original "Wally" by viewing this leaked version like the subsequently-released less impressive "Old Friends 4 Sale" and the original "Wally" like, well, the original "Old Friends".

    Wouldn't that be something.
     
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  3. I, too, think "Wally" is amazing, because I can only imagine it with great SQ.

    It's so quirky and well thought out.

    If the earlier version is in the vaults, then we'll hear it. Eventually.
     
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  4. Freek999

    Freek999 Forum Resident

    and the two new bootleg box sets have leaked, Blast From The Past 4.0 and 5.0

    some terrific stuff on there, will be a lot of work to compare versions,
    but I'm willing 2 do the work ;)
     
  5. Jayseph

    Jayseph Somewhere Between Penny Lane & Alphabet St.

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    The 12" vinyl b-side has the 10 minute version and you should check it out even just for the amazing bass solo (that is not on the recently leaked demo). Highly recommended.
     
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  6. Orthogonian Blues

    Orthogonian Blues Forum Resident

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    Thanks for the tip. I am always in the market for a good bass solo, and Prince's bass solos were always goooooood.
     
  7. MikaelaArsenault

    MikaelaArsenault Forum Resident

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    It's most likely run by his estate.
     
  8. thesisinbold

    thesisinbold Forum Resident

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    How do I get these albums?
     
  9. dprokopy

    dprokopy Forum Resident

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  10. Wounded Land

    Wounded Land Forum Resident

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  12. ibanez_ax

    ibanez_ax Forum Resident

    I'd like to record this to keep, but Showtime will probably stick their logo and promos for their programming on the screen.
     
  13. Dhreview16

    Dhreview16 Forum Resident

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    Prince4Ever to be released as vinyl box set (four albums) on 15 September.
     
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  14. bcaulf

    bcaulf Forum Resident

  15. Yes it's my fav album by Prince so this is a great opportunity to see the show.
     
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  16. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

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    "Sign" the movie is absolutely brilliant.


    Prince: Sign O' The Times (1987)
     
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  17. Gems-A-Bems

    Gems-A-Bems Forum Resident

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    They didn't say it had never been released on DVD. They said it had been released on DVD.
     
  18. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

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    Whoops - I thought the link was to a Billboard article that claimed it'd never been on DVD period.

    That'll teach me not to assume! :hide:

    Edited original post so I can deny my stupidity! :D
     
  19. Tgreg

    Tgreg Forum Resident

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    Damn, I still can't believe it.....who would have thought that by 2017, Prince, Michael Jackson, George Michael and Whitney Houston would all be dead...well before their time....unbelievable. Prince at his best..was just about as good as it gets...a peer of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield etc. at their... nothing really to add.....just wow...as I continue listening to his brilliant legacy...
     
  20. OldSoul

    OldSoul Well, I'm a lonesome schoolboy...

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    Hope it'll be on the Showtime extension of Hulu as well.
     
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  21. azjvm05

    azjvm05 Forum Resident

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    Good call. I hope so, too.
     
  22. 99thfloor

    99thfloor Forum Resident

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    Maybe this is something for all of you to participate in: Future releases from the estate Survey

    I don't remember where I got the link from, probably something on Facebook, but I think it originates from the "org".
     
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  23. dprokopy

    dprokopy Forum Resident

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    Interesting survey. Seems to line up with a lot of issues and ideas people on here have expressed. If this is truly the estate behind this, that's a really good sign that they're listening to what the people want.
     
  24. bunglejerry

    bunglejerry Forum Resident

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    77% think the Estate should consult the Org, eh?

    Excuse me while I snicker...
     

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