Three Shots

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Three Shots

Song details
Performer: Ninety-9
Writer(s): Ninety-9 and Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png) (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png) (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

Three Shots is an unreleased track by poet/rapper Ninety-9, recorded in 1993, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as 40 Ounces, Burns 1, The Mood For Love and Stained Glass). The track is thought to be co-written and produced by Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png). Although Prince and Ninety-9 have worked together on a series of songs it is unclear whether this short-lived collaboration was intended to lead to an album or to a particular project. Prince sampled the tracks heavily in 1993-5 recordings, however. A looped sample of "the bullets go bang" from the track was used in The Good Life (Bullets Go Bang Remix). The track itself, however, remains unreleased. Additionally, a looped sample of "'cause that’s my only mission" was used in Right Back Here In My Arms as well as a sample of "big fun" on Big Fun.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
1993 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Recording Personnel

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Three Shots Studio Recorded 1993

Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Big Fun 7:26 Exodus album Studio
The Good Life (Bullets Go Bang Remix) 5:14 The Good Life single Remix Remix by Kirk Johnson, engineered by Steve Durkee and Hans-Martin Buff
Right Back Here In My Arms 4:42 Emancipation

Betcha By Golly Wow! single

Right Back Here In My Arms Studio Unreleased original full-length version played on Minneapolis radio station KMOJ by DJ Brother Jules on 16 November 1995
Additional Information

See also Trivia

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