The New Power Generation Radio Show

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The New Power Generation Radio Show



KMOJ Logo.jpg

Broadcast on KMOJ - no official artwork created

Show Details


Broadcast: 9 December 1989
Length: 120:00 (approx.)

Radio Show Chronology


The New Power Generation Radio Show

WNPG Radio

3121 Radio

The New Power Generation Radio Show was broadcast on Minneapolis radio station KMOJ. Prince co-hosted it with a manipulated voice and was only identified as Me, Myself and I. Other co-hosts were Robin Power, Ingrid Chavez and Levi Seacer, Jr. (using the name "Michael Anthony").

Some of the new material Prince was working on was previewed during the show: Undercover Lover with Robin Power, Heaven Must Be Near with Ingrid Chavez, Overnight, Every Night by Eric Leeds (which was titled 19 at that time and intended for a third Madhouse album), Miss Thang and Bambi (Rap) with T.C. Ellis. Undercover Lover remains unreleased as is the aired version of Miss Thang (which was later remixed by Junior Vasquez and released as a single and on T.C.'s album True Confessions in 1991). Robin Power raps some verses at different parts of the show, but it is not known if those lyrics come from specific unreleased songs or if there were written specially for this program. Cindy C. which was supposed to be released two years before (almost to the day) on the canceled "The Black Album" was also aired. Songs from other artists cover different styles and were mostly released between 1988 and 1989.

Track Listing

Timings are not given, as several of the tracks overlap or feature spoken segues in the format of a radio DJ speaking over a song's introduction.

  1. Intro (including a Sex-like beat; Me, Myself And I - De La Soul and a rap by Robin Power which may be titled The Best Rap Wins)
  2. State Of The World - Janet Jackson
  3. Love And Anger - Kate Bush
  4. I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) - James Brown
  5. New Sensation - INXS
  6. A Case Of You - Joni Mitchell
  7. Cool Brothers Unlimited segue (including The Walk - The Time)
  8. Sex - Prince
  9. Segue (including Funky - The Chambers Brothers; It's Funky Enough - The D.O.C. & Voodoo Chile [Slight Return] (Live) - Jimi Hendrix)
  10. Keep On Movin' - Soul II Soul
  11. Pineapple or Chiquita segue
  12. Undercover Lover - Robin Power
  13. Robin Power segue #1
  14. Don't Be Cruel - Bobby Brown'
  15. Robin Power segue #2 (rap by Robin Power over the previous track)
  16. Miss Thang - T.C. Ellis
  17. Fox Trap segue including Overnight, Every Night - Eric Leeds
  18. Levi Seacer segue #1
  19. Black Cat - Janet Jackson
  20. Burning Down The House - Talking Heads (including Chain Lightning - Rush)
  21. It's Funky Enough - The D.O.C.
  22. Bambi (Rap) - T.C. Ellis
  23. Levi Seacer segue #2
  24. Love On Top Of Love - Grace Jones
  25. Crossroads - Tracy Chapman
  26. unidentified instrumental segue - unknown
  27. I Love U In Me - Prince
  28. Sex Machine - Sly And The Family Stone
  29. KMOJ segue
  30. Ray Ban commercial segue
  31. Ingrid Chavez & Prince segue with sounds later used on Thieves In The Temple
  32. Heaven Must Be Near - Ingrid Chavez
  33. Cico Buff - Cocteau Twins
  34. Heaven Must Be Near - Ingrid Chavez
  35. Cindy C. - Prince
  36. Rain is wet, sugar is sweet intro from Eye.jpg No - Prince
  37. Down To The Moon - Andreas Vollenweider
  38. Moon Dance (excerpt) - Andreas Vollenweider
  39. A Quiet Place - Take 6
  40. Rock Wit'cha - Bobby Brown
  41. Stronger Than Pride - Sade
  42. Ingrid Chavez segue
  43. Flamenco Sketches - Miles Davis (including Back To Life (a capella) - Soul II Soul)
  44. The Crime / The Passion / The Rapture - Prince
  45. The New Power Generation Radio Show Prince coda


Personnel

  • See individual tracks for musical personnel and production credits.


Quotations and trivia

  • The Fox Trap segue refers to the Minneapolis club The Fox Trap which is also the name of an unreleased song from 1982 (see Fox Trap for details).
  • The name used by Levi Seacer, Jr. "Michael Anthony" is also the name of his publishing company (Michael Anthony Music).


References