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|introduction              = '''Fancy Dancer''' is an unreleased cover version of the song by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodores Commodores] (written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Richie Lionel Richie] and Ronald LaPread, from the 1976 album [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_on_the_Tracks Hot On The Tracks]), recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/September 11|11 September 1990]] at [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA (during the same session as [[Horny Pony]], [[Jughead]], [[The Flow]] and a reworked version of [[Something Funky (This House Comes)]]) within hours of returning to the USA from the [[Nude Tour]] in Japan. It was tentatively intended for an album by his band, and would presumably have been credited to the [[Band: New Power Generation|New Power Generation]] if completed and released, but it is credited here as [[Prince and the New Power Generation]] as he likely recorded vocals for the track, and other tracks from the same session were released with that credit.
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|introduction              = '''Fancy Dancer''' is an unreleased cover version of the song by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodores Commodores] (written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Richie Lionel Richie] and Ronald LaPread, from the 1976 album [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_on_the_Tracks Hot On The Tracks]), recorded on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/September 11|11 September 1990]] at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota (during the same session as [[Horny Pony]], [[Jughead]], [[The Flow]] and a reworked version of [[Something Funky (This House Comes)]]) within hours of returning to the USA from the [[Nude Tour]] in Japan. It was tentatively intended for an album by his band, and would presumably have been credited to the [[Band: New Power Generation|New Power Generation]] if completed and released, but it is credited here as [[Prince and the New Power Generation]] as he likely recorded vocals for the track, and other tracks from the same session were released with that credit.
 
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Latest revision as of 18:26, 26 November 2017

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Fancy Dancer

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Song details
Performer: Prince and the New Power Generation
Writer(s): Lionel Richie and Ronald LaPread
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Fancy Dancer is an unreleased cover version of the song by the Commodores (written by Lionel Richie and Ronald LaPread, from the 1976 album Hot On The Tracks), recorded on 11 September 1990 at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota (during the same session as Horny Pony, Jughead, The Flow and a reworked version of Something Funky (This House Comes)) within hours of returning to the USA from the Nude Tour in Japan. It was tentatively intended for an album by his band, and would presumably have been credited to the New Power Generation if completed and released, but it is credited here as Prince and the New Power Generation as he likely recorded vocals for the track, and other tracks from the same session were released with that credit.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
11 September 1990 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Basic tracking
Recording Personnel

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Fancy Dancer Studio Recorded 11 September 1990


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
Everyday Is A Winding Road   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Fast Car