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Thread started 03/31/17 1:11pm

rdhull

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SOTT/Wizard Of Oz

just thought Id repos this for sng's since it the 30th anniversary :Kanye shrug:

I've always felt that SOTT should have been titled (or at least was a homage to) OZ.The reason is because there's so many Wizard of Oz type references. Dorothy Parker (Dorothy), the affliction brought on by a witches curse(wicked witch of the west), Princes high Camille munchkin voice on songs like If I Was Your Girlfriend, You Got The Look etc. And of course the obvious "oh we oh, oh oh's" from It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night which were what the wicked witches' henchmen sang in Wizard Of Oz.

Not to mention the cover art which has a crystal ball as a centerpiece (like the crystal ball the wicked witch used in Oz). Play in the Sunshine also talks about a big white rabbit so I guess he added a little Alice in Wonderland to the mix too. Maybe he wrote it as a soundtrack to be played along with WIZARD OF OZ just like Pink Floyd allegedly did with their Dark Side Of The Moon album back in the day?

After all Prince did like to make "answer" albums of previous rock gods(Purple Rain=Hendrix, ATWIAD=the Beatles, SOTT=Pink Floyd, etc) not to mention the Pink Floyd like sounds in the song IT. Also the line in Strange Relationship, where he says "Isn't it a shame this aint a movie...". Plus the fact that his face is Wicked Witch of The West green color on the cover of the album and cd. All in all the cd, album Sign of The Times is a sexy, adult version of Wizard Of Oz, or so it seems

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Reply #1 posted 03/31/17 1:42pm

mothyham

uh.......................................no.

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Reply #2 posted 03/31/17 1:45pm

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Oh................... Yes.

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Reply #3 posted 03/31/17 1:50pm

rdhull

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mothyham said:

uh.......................................no.

Even with Housequake being the tornado? (courtesy of Genesia)

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Reply #4 posted 03/31/17 2:36pm

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Hmmmm Wizard of oz or willy wonka? confused
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Reply #5 posted 03/31/17 2:40pm

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I thought this was going to be a thread about synching the album SOTT to the movie Wizard Of Oz.

Was all set to say "No! You're thinking of Dark Side Of The Moon".

But, no.

lol lol lol lol

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Reply #6 posted 03/31/17 3:07pm

WeDaBest

Wow, interesting....I always got the "oh we oh, oh oh" was also from the Wizard of Oz. Never thought of the other similarites though.

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Reply #7 posted 03/31/17 3:19pm

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We were joking about that strange link back in 1987-88

Also at the last celebration "Xenophobia" 2002, he made that speech about "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain" direct quote form the movie about the illusionary part of putting on the show. He went on to add "You are all the man behind the curtain."

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Reply #8 posted 03/31/17 3:23pm

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That is a very interesting way of looking at that. I'm going to listen to it again with this in mind. Thanks for the heads up.

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Reply #9 posted 03/31/17 4:40pm

iZsaZsa

In the film Cat asks why a lion is dressed like a lamb. They faint right? Cowardly Lion reference.
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Reply #10 posted 03/31/17 5:17pm

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rdhull said:

just thought Id repos this for sng's since it the 30th anniversary :Kanye shrug:

I've always felt that SOTT should have been titled (or at least was a homage to) OZ.The reason is because there's so many Wizard of Oz type references.


Who let you back on here?!

raw

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[Edited 3/31/17 17:54pm]

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Reply #11 posted 03/31/17 5:26pm

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Same person that let you back wink
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Reply #12 posted 03/31/17 5:27pm

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ow we ohhh

He looks green?

[Edited 3/31/17 17:30pm]

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Reply #13 posted 03/31/17 5:55pm

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Same person that let you back wink


Well there's obviously no accounting for taste, then. lol lol

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Reply #14 posted 03/31/17 7:05pm

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"You Got the Look?"

One Wizard of Oz reference.

The rest is an overactive imagination.

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Reply #15 posted 03/31/17 7:07pm

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sro100 said:

"You Got the Look?"



One Wizard of Oz reference.



The rest is an overactive imagination.



U Got the Look?
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Reply #16 posted 03/31/17 7:12pm

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ufoclub said:

sro100 said:

"You Got the Look?"

One Wizard of Oz reference.

The rest is an overactive imagination.

U Got the Look?

Yes, it is U Got the Look.

Hence, my question for the original poster who talks of the song "You Got the Look?"

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Reply #17 posted 03/31/17 7:35pm

rdhull

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You Got The Look lol

spelling things out in correct vernacular looks weird doesn't it?

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Reply #18 posted 03/31/17 7:44pm

TrivialPursuit

Honestly, though, why hasn't anyone started SOTT when the lion roars, and play them to see if anything syncs up a la Dark Side Of The Moon. LOL

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Reply #19 posted 03/31/17 7:54pm

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Reply #20 posted 03/31/17 7:55pm

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rdhull... we will be found out:

http://prince.org/msg/7/67305?pr

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Reply #21 posted 03/31/17 7:59pm

rdhull

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lol what the heck?!!

ufoclub said:

And everytime I scratch my nails down someone else's back I hope you feel it.. WELL CAN YA FEEL IT?!
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Reply #22 posted 03/31/17 8:03pm

rdhull

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ufoclub said:

rdhull... we will be found out:

http://prince.org/msg/7/67305?pr

I know. I stated I reposted for sng's (shits n giggles lol) in the original message up top. I re-reposted posted it before in 2013. But I originally wrote that theory on amp, before the prince org and then on the one you just posted from 2003

lol here's the other one

http://prince.org/msg/7/379114?pr

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Reply #23 posted 03/31/17 9:03pm

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iZsaZsa said:

In the film Cat asks why a lion is dressed like a lamb. They faint right? Cowardly Lion reference.

she didn't say wolf?

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 #24 posted 03/31/17 9:04pm

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Mazarati (1986) 100MPH

There's a fairytale that says
Twice in the Land of Oz
Dorothy made love 2 the Lion
Because because because...


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 #25 posted 03/31/17 10:01pm

rdhull

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ufoclub said:

rdhull... we will be found out:

http://prince.org/msg/7/67305?pr

dude! Grammy.Com has our org.thread namechecked lol

https://www.grammy.com/ne...-the-times

third header from the bottom talking about Wizard of Oz lol..click on the wordlink debated

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Reply #26 posted 03/31/17 10:12pm

iZsaZsa

OldFriends4Sale said:



iZsaZsa said:


In the film Cat asks why a lion is dressed like a lamb. They faint right? Cowardly Lion reference.


she didn't say wolf?


Oh yeah.
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Reply #27 posted 03/31/17 10:38pm

ufoclub

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rdhull said:



ufoclub said:


rdhull... we will be found out:



http://prince.org/msg/7/67305?pr





dude! Grammy.Com has our org.thread namechecked lol



https://www.grammy.com/ne...-the-times



third header from the bottom talking about Wizard of Oz lol..click on the wordlink debated




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[Edited 3/31/17 22:18pm]


eek We're famous debaters! lol
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Reply #28 posted 03/31/17 10:40pm

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ufoclub said:

rdhull said:

dude! Grammy.Com has our org.thread namechecked lol

https://www.grammy.com/ne...-the-times

third header from the bottom talking about Wizard of Oz lol..click on the wordlink debated

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[Edited 3/31/17 22:18pm]

eek We're famous debaters! lol

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Reply #29 posted 03/31/17 10:41pm

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is it april 1st yet? lol

and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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