Wild And Loose

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Wild And Loose


from the album What Time Is It?
Song details
Performer: The Time
First Released: 25 August 1982 - What Time Is It? album
Album(s): What Time Is It?
Writer(s): Prince (as Jamie Starr) and Dez Dickerson (credited to The Time)
Producer(s): Prince (as The Starr Company, credited to Morris Day and The Starr Company)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Wild And Loose is the first track on The Time’s second album What Time Is It? The song was written by Prince and Dez Dickerson, although the song is officially credited to The Time. It was produced by Prince (as The Starr Company), but was credited to Morris Day and The Starr Company.

Basic tracking took place on1 July 1981 at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, California. More work on it was done on 19 January 1982 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California. As with much of the What Time Is It? album, the recording features only Prince and Morris Day.

On 12 June 2012, a 19:00 rehearsal version of Days Of Wild containing interpolations of Ain’t Nobody, Get Wild, America and Wild And Loose by Prince and the New Power Generation was streamed on Cassandra O’Neal Facebook page and Shelby J. Soundcloud page.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
1 July 1981 Hollywood Sound Recorders,
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Tracking
19 January 1982 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Overdubs
Recording Personnel
  • Morris Day - vocals and drums
  • Prince - background vocals and all other instruments (uncredited)
  • Susan Moonsie - background vocals (assumed, uncredited)
  • Kim Upsher - background vocals (assumed, uncredited)
  • Jellybean Johnson - credited for drums and percussion, but most likely background vocals only
  • Terry Lewis - credited for bass guitar and vocals, but most likely background vocals only
  • Jesse Johnson - credited for guitar and vocals, but most likely background vocals only
  • Jimmy Jam - credited for keyboards and vocals, but most likely background vocals only
  • Monte Moir - credited for keyboards and vocals, but most likely background vocals only

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Wild And Loose 7:32 What Time Is It? Studio


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Murph Drag 4:11 NPG Ahdio Show # 3 (not available as a separate track) Studio Includes a sample of the intro
Murph Drag Unreleased Studio Includes a sample of the intro
Dreamland 3:09 Pandemonium Studio Includes a sample of the intro
My Summertime Thang 6:50 Pandemonium Studio Includes a sample of the intro
Days Of Wild And Loose 19:00 Prince And The NPG Rehearsal Contains an interpolation of Wild And Loose
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Wild “N” Loose Studio unoverdubbed July 1981 version
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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