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Reply #60 posted 02/12/18 7:05pm

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WITH U

I've held your hand so many times
And I still get the feeling
I felt the very first time

I've kissed your lips
And laid with you
And I've cherished every moment
We've spent in each other's arms

I guess my eyes
Can only see as far as you
Cause I only want to be with you

We've come so far
In so little time
Sometimes I wonder if this is meant to be

Cause sometimes
You are oh, so very kind
The nights you're not with me
I'm scared that you're gonna leave

I guess you say
That I'm just being a fool
Cause I only want to be with you


Hey, hey
I guess you say that
I'm, I'm just being a fool
Cause I only, only wanna be with you
With you

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With You is the fifth track on Prince's second album Prince. In 1987, a re-recorded version (essentially a cover version, but mixed by Prince) was included as the fourth track on Jill Jones' first and only album Jill Jones.

An early version of the song was recorded on 17 February 1979 at Music Farm Studios in New York, 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 One Man Jam, If You Feel Like Dancin', I Feel For You, Thrill You Or Kill You, and André Cymone's original version of Do Me, Baby), although With You was recorded with extra studio time and was not intended for use by Tony Silvester.

While specific recording dates for the album version are not known, the album sessions took place from late April to late May 1979 at Alpha Studios in Burbank, California. Overdubs and mixing took place at Hollywood Sound Recorders in Los Angeles, California.

In 1986, Jill Jones re-recorded the track for inclusion on her 1987 eponymous album Jill Jones. This is essentially a cover version of the track, without musical input by Prince, but Prince mixed the Jill Jones version further on 30 January 1986 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (on the same day as mixing Mia Bocca, G-Spot and Baby, You're A Trip, and recording It's A Wonderful Day), leading to its inclusion here.


What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #61 posted 02/12/18 7:18pm

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What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #62 posted 02/15/18 9:21am

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What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #63 posted 02/15/18 4:58pm

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Orchestral Players (assumed):
  • Violins - Isabelle Daskoff, Francine Walsh, Mari Botnik, Pam Gates, Janice Gower, Karen Jones, Betty Moor, Irma Neumann, Assa Drori, Bill Hymanson, Oscar Chasow, Ron Clark, Henry Ferber, Erne Granat, Ed Green, Bill Hybel, Reggie Hill, Pat Johnson, Don Palmer, Sheldon Sanov, Joe Schonbrun, Terry Schonbrun and Harold Wolf
  • Violas - Pam Goldsmith, Margot Maclaine, Carol Mukagawa, Myer Bello, Alan Deverich, Norman Forrest, Alan Harshman, Jorge Moraga and David Stock
  • Cellos - Jim Arkatoff, Ray Kelley, Ray Kramer and Fred Seykora
  • Basses - Chuck Dominico and Arni Egilsson
  • Woodwinds - Gene Cipriano, Don Ashworth, John Clarke, Dave Edwards, Gary Foster, Jim Kanter, John Lowe, Dick Mitchell, Jack Nimitz, Joe Soldo and Bob Tricarico
  • Trumpets - Ray Brown, Rich Cooper, Bob Findley, Larry Ford, Bob O'Donnell and Al Vizutti
  • Trombones - Garnett Brown, Charles Loper, Morris Repass and Bill Watrous
  • French Horns - Marni Johnson, David Duke, Joe Myer, Brian O'Connor, Calvin Smith and Jim Thatcher
  • Tuba - Tommy Johnson
  • Tympani and percussion - Brent Fischer

Killin' At The Soda Shop is an unreleased song recorded on 29 May 1985 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (the day after Polka-Dot Tiger, the same day as Drawers (later released as Little Rock), Married Man and Zebra With The Blonde Hair, the day before For Love). Clare Fischer arranged and recorded orchestration for the song in August 1985, at Monterey Sound Studios in Glendale, California, but the song was ultimately not included on Jill Jones' album Jill Jones.

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What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #64 posted 02/15/18 5:00pm

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I would love to hear peoples opinions on this song.
It is very interesting, I think this is the first JJ song with an uptempo rock drive

she is doing some interesting vocals, but either the music isn't meshing with her or she isn't meshing with the music

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #65 posted 02/15/18 7:03pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:


I would love to hear peoples opinions on this song.
It is very interesting, I think this is the first JJ song with an uptempo rock drive


she is doing some interesting vocals, but either the music isn't meshing with her or she isn't meshing with the music


Not her best, I don’t think. I love her album and I think she has a fantastic voice, but the three songs she leaked last year were very weak, and all three were seriously lacking vocally...
Someone's in my body, someone's in my body...
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Reply #66 posted 02/16/18 8:45am

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Silvertongue7 said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I would love to hear peoples opinions on this song.
It is very interesting, I think this is the first JJ song with an uptempo rock drive

she is doing some interesting vocals, but either the music isn't meshing with her or she isn't meshing with the music

Not her best, I don’t think. I love her album and I think she has a fantastic voice, but the three songs she leaked last year were very weak, and all three were seriously lacking vocally...

Yeah, it is off, but I love listening to it lol

I enjoy Wednesday thought...

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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