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|introduction              = '''Fight The Power''' is an unreleased cover version of the song by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Enemy_(band) Public Enemy] (written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_D Chuck D], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_%22Vietnam%22_Sadler Eric "Vietnam" Sadler], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Shocklee Hank Shocklee] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Shocklee Keith Shocklee], from the 1990 album [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_a_Black_Planet Fear Of A Black Planet]), and was recorded in July or early August, 1999, at [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA (the song was first performed live on [[10_July 1999-am|10 July, 1999 (a.m.)]] before a studio version was premiered during a [[Paisley Park Studios]] party on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_7|7 August, 1999 (a.m.)]]. [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]'s version of the track remains unreleased, although soon after its recording, [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]'s track [[Undisputed]], featuring [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_D Chuck D] (who rapped on and co-wrote '''Fight The Power''', was released on [[Album: Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic|Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic]].
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|introduction              = '''Fight The Power''' is an unreleased cover version of the song by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Enemy_(band) Public Enemy] (written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_D Chuck D], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_%22Vietnam%22_Sadler Eric "Vietnam" Sadler], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Shocklee Hank Shocklee] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Shocklee Keith Shocklee], from the 1990 album [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_a_Black_Planet Fear Of A Black Planet]), and was recorded in July or early August 1999, at [[Paisley Park Studios]] in Chanhassen, Minnesota (the song was first performed live on [[10_July 1999-am|10 July 1999 (a.m.)]] before a studio version was premiered during a [[Paisley Park Studios]] party on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_7|7 August 1999 (a.m.)]]. [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]'s version of the track remains unreleased, although soon after its recording, [[File: SymbolSmallerBlue.png|link=Alias: Symbol]]'s track [[Undisputed]], featuring [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_D Chuck D] (who rapped on and co-wrote '''Fight The Power''', was released on [[Album: Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic|Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic]].
 
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|date                      = July - early August, 1999
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|date                      = July - early August 1999
 
|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
 
|studio                    = [[Paisley Park Studios]], Chanhassen, MN, USA
|additional info          = Initial tracking
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|additional info          = Basic tracking
 
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|first live appearance    = [[10_July 1999-am|10 July, 1999 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]]<br>
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|first live appearance    = [[10_July 1999-am|10 July 1999 (a.m.): Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA]]<br>
 
* [[23 November 2000-am|23 November 2000 (a.m.): Eleven50, Atlanta, GA, USA]]
 
* [[23 November 2000-am|23 November 2000 (a.m.): Eleven50, Atlanta, GA, USA]]
 
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|performed regularly on    = none

Revision as of 18:43, 26 November 2017

Fast Car   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Fire
Fight The Power

Unreleasedsong.jpg
Song details
Performer: SymbolSmallerBlue.png
Writer(s): Chuck D, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee and Keith Shocklee
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Fight The Power is an unreleased cover version of the song by Public Enemy (written by Chuck D, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee and Keith Shocklee, from the 1990 album Fear Of A Black Planet), and was recorded in July or early August 1999, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota (the song was first performed live on 10 July 1999 (a.m.) before a studio version was premiered during a Paisley Park Studios party on 7 August 1999 (a.m.). SymbolSmallerBlue.png's version of the track remains unreleased, although soon after its recording, SymbolSmallerBlue.png's track Undisputed, featuring Chuck D (who rapped on and co-wrote Fight The Power, was released on Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
July - early August 1999 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • SymbolSmallerBlue.png - all vocals and instruments (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel (if any) are not known

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Fight The Power Studio Recorded July - early August 1999


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
Fast Car   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Fire