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Friday Night Jazz Funk: 20 best Prince songs you’ve never heard

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 28, 2012 @ 7:00 pm In Friday Night Jazz,Music | Comments Disabled

Call it the luck of the random click: Chasing down some link, I happened across this fantastic collection of Prinmce songs

Matt Thorne, author of a new biography of the purple one, titled Prince: a Celebration [1], chooses 20 little-known Prince gems.

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20. F.U.N.K. [2] (internet-only, 2007)
19. U Will B … With Me [3] (unreleased, 2011)
18. Just as Long As We’re Together [4] (For You [5], 1978)
17. Can I Play With U? [6] (unreleased, 1985)
16. Billy [7] (unreleased, 1984)
15. Dance With The Devil [8] (unreleased, 1989)
14 Future Soul Song [9] (20Ten, 2010)
13 The War [10] (tape-release, 1998)
12 Love [11] (3121, 2006)
11 Moonbeam Levels [12] (unreleased, 1982)
10 Xenophobia [13] (One Nite Alone…Live!, 2002)
9 Space (Universal Love Remix, [14] maxi-single, 1994)
8 Colonized Mind [15] (Lotusflow3r, 2009)
7 Mutiny [16] (The Family, 1985)
6 Empty Room [17] (C-Note, 2003)
5 Wasted Kisses [18] (New Power Soul, 1998)
4 All My Dreams [19] (unreleased,1985)
3 Others Here With Us [20] (unreleased, 1985)
2 Electric Intercourse [21] (unreleased, 1983)
1 Crystal Ball [22] (unreleased, 1998)

 

Videos after the jump

 

PFunk

 

Can I Play With U? – Miles Davis/Prince

 

The Family – 02 – Mutiny

 

Source:
The 20 best Prince songs you’ve never heard [23]
Matt Thorne
The Guardian, Thursday 27 September 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/sep/27/20-best-prince-songs-never-heard


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[1] Prince: a Celebration: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0571273491/thebigpictu09-20

[2] F.U.N.K.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRQ-_wzXvP4

[3] U Will B … With Me: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/U_Will_Be..._With_Me

[4] Just as Long As We’re Together: http://open.spotify.com/track/7B1vlvPiL3StTIIQgyAaAu

[5] For You: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/album/628ce859-6d98-364f-9d91-b86f4cca6fb5

[6] Can I Play With U?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO1FTcS_eeI

[7] Billy: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Billy

[8] Dance With The Devil: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcxvci_prince-dance-with-the-devil-unrelea_music

[9] Future Soul Song: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Future_Soul_Song

[10] The War: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/The_War

[11] Love: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NOCIYWg5ro

[12] Moonbeam Levels: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Moonbeam_Levels

[13] Xenophobia: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Xenophobia

[14] Space (Universal Love Remix,: http://www.popscreen.com/v/6PCz7/Prince-Space-Universal-Love-Remix

[15] Colonized Mind: http://www.wat.tv/video/prince-colonized-mind-perugia-3xa4r_2hztv_.html

[16] Mutiny: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joI86Fk6lNw

[17] Empty Room: http://princevault.com/index.php/Empty_Room

[18] Wasted Kisses: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Wasted_Kisses

[19] All My Dreams: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/All_My_Dreams

[20] Others Here With Us: http://www.princevault.com/index.php/Others_Here_With_Us

[21] Electric Intercourse: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xii9mr_prince-electric-intercourse-live-1983_music

[22] Crystal Ball: http://princevault.com/index.php/Crystal_Ball

[23] The 20 best Prince songs you’ve never heard: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/sep/27/20-best-prince-songs-never-heard

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