One Man Jam

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One Man Jam

Minneapolisgenius album.jpg
from the album Minneapolis Genius
Song details
Performer: 94 East
First Released: 1979 - The Imperials: (as Fast Freddie The Roller Disco King‎) single /

12 February, 1986 - Minneapolis Genius album

Album(s):

Minneapolis Genius
Minneapolis Genius - Featuring Prince
Symbolic Beginning
The Legends Collection
94 East Featuring Prince
One Man Jam
If You Feel Like Dancin'

Writer(s): Ike Paige and Tony Silvester
Producer(s): Pepé Willie and Tony Silvester
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

One Man Jam is the sixth and final track on 94 East's first collection of studio recordings Minneapolis Genius, featuring Prince on guitar, synthesizer and keyboards. It has been featured on every collection of 94 East's early recordings. In 1992, it was included as the sixth track on the first disc of Minneapolis Genius - Featuring Prince (as One Man Jam (Instr.)). In 1995 it was included as the sixth and final track on the first disc of Symbolic Beginning (re-released in 1999 as The Legends Collection). In 2000, it was included as the sixth track on 94 East Featuring Prince. Also in 2000, it was included as the second track on the first disc of One Man Jam. In 2002, it was included as the sixth and final track on the first disc of If You Feel Like Dancin'.

A preliminary version of the song titled Fast Freddie the Roller Disco King‎ was recorded on 17 February, 1979 at Music Farm Studios in New York, NY, USA, during a day of sessions led by Pepé Willie intended for Tony Silvester, leader of the group The Main Ingredient to use as demos for Little Anthony and the Imperials, who he wanted to produce (the one-day session also produced If You Feel Like Dancin', I Feel For You, Thrill You Or Kill You, With You and André Cymone's original version of Do Me, Baby).

Attributed to the Imperials the song was released as Fast Freddie The Roller Disco King‎ in 1979.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
17 February, 1979 Music Farm Studios, New York, NY, USA Initial tracking
1979 - 1985 Studio information needed Additional recording by Pepé Willie
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Fast Freddie The Roller Disco King‎ 6:12 Fast Freddie The Roller Disco King‎ single Studio Different mix of 'One Man Jam', released on a single by the Imperials in 1979
One Man Jam 6:13 Minneapolis Genius

Minneapolis Genius - Featuring Prince
94 East Featuring Prince
One Man Jam
If You Feel Like Dancin'
Symbolic Beginning
The Legends Collection

Studio a.k.a. One Man Jam (Instr.)



 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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