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Thread started 05/17/17 7:04pm

MonsterZeroTwo

Question about Alphabet Street

"I'm gonna put her in the backseat and drive her to Tennessee".

What does that even mean? Was it supposed to be a kind of thing that meant "I f---ed her" and never caught on?
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Reply #1 posted 05/17/17 7:59pm

Doozer

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The song is about oral sex. Spelling out "Tennessee" might be a good time.
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Reply #2 posted 05/17/17 9:31pm

SweetKathleen

I think Prince might have been the king of the double entendre. On the surface Alphabet Street seems all innocent and maybe he's referring to the street naming used in Minneapolis--the streets are generally in alphabetical order--one set is a list of states. But really, Prince's "dirty" mind came up with song to talk about oral sex....he's going to spell out the alphabet on her nether regions starting with A and keep going until T(ennessee).

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Reply #3 posted 05/17/17 9:46pm

williamb610

P gave an interview back in the day on Memphis radio, and he mentioned that Tennessee had a special place in his heart, given the sold out crowd that was there for his Purple Rain and other tours.

The Tennessee shoutout was him giving us props for supporting him.

True story!

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Reply #4 posted 05/17/17 10:35pm

TrivialPursuit

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)

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Reply #5 posted 05/18/17 2:34am

PeteSilas

MonsterZeroTwo said:

"I'm gonna put her in the backseat and drive her to Tennessee". What does that even mean? Was it supposed to be a kind of thing that meant "I f---ed her" and never caught on?

dunno but i read in a book that it might have been a lyrical teasing, people expecting "ecstasy" and he waits a beat and says tennessee

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Reply #6 posted 05/18/17 3:07am

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TrivialPursuit said:

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)

I .DiD .NOT.KNOW.THAT ! giggle

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Reply #7 posted 05/18/17 4:28am

Laydown

he-has-the-music-before-the-lyrics.Alphabetst-is-just-a-funky-little-song-about-sex-and-cars-with-the-first-for-rap-to-be-in-his-music,unless-u-consider-him-rapping-in-girls-and-boys-but-i-dont-consider-it-rapping.

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Reply #8 posted 05/18/17 4:42am

iZsaZsa

I hear "Tennessee" as oral sex, and I hear "Tennessee" as tenacity. They're nearby in the dictionary.
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Reply #9 posted 05/18/17 6:31am

OnlyNDaUsa

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It is cool to me that Prince has a song that seems so innocent like "Alphabet St." that is about sex and a song that sounds like it must be about Sex but is innocent "the Love we make"

Same with "Sister" sounds sweet.... wait what did he just say?

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Reply #10 posted 05/18/17 7:34am

NouveauDance

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OnlyNDaUsa said:


Same with "Sister" sounds sweet.... wait what did he just say?

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Reply #11 posted 05/18/17 7:37am

OnlyNDaUsa

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I'm going DOWN...

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Reply #12 posted 05/18/17 9:47am

LovesexyIsThe1

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Lovejunky said:

TrivialPursuit said:

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)

I .DiD .NOT.KNOW.THAT ! giggle


Ingird is moaning the alphabet there.

http://princevault.com/index.php?title=Alphabet_St.

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Reply #13 posted 05/18/17 10:32am

TrivialPursuit

LovesexyIsThe1 said:

Lovejunky said:

I .DiD .NOT.KNOW.THAT ! giggle


Ingird is moaning the alphabet there.


And damn it, I knew that.

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Reply #14 posted 05/18/17 10:33am

CoolMF

Lovejunky said:

TrivialPursuit said:

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)

I .DiD .NOT.KNOW.THAT ! giggle

Me neither.

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Reply #15 posted 05/18/17 11:02am

OnlyNDaUsa

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there was a comic bit by (Sam Kinison maybe) about licking the alphabet... this is a play on that.

the same idea would be revisited in "the Continental"

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Reply #16 posted 05/18/17 1:47pm

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TrivialPursuit said:

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)


-//Thank goodness someone put a end to the madness. How can anyone be a Prince fan and not realize how many songs have references to oral sex and threesomes.
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Reply #17 posted 05/18/17 3:45pm

PeteSilas

OnlyNDaUsa said:

there was a comic bit by (Sam Kinison maybe) about licking the alphabet... this is a play on that.

the same idea would be revisited in "the Continental"

ya, sam kinison had a bit about that. Oddly, i never thought of alphabet street that way although it's fairly obvious, it was just never a favorite tune of mine although I loved the extended version. Also, sometimes, I didn't even pay attention to the lyrics as much as the music.

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Reply #18 posted 05/18/17 4:34pm

OnlyNDaUsa

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PeteSilas said:

OnlyNDaUsa said:

there was a comic bit by (Sam Kinison maybe) about licking the alphabet... this is a play on that.

the same idea would be revisited in "the Continental"

ya, sam kinison had a bit about that. Oddly, i never thought of alphabet street that way although it's fairly obvious, it was just never a favorite tune of mine although I loved the extended version. Also, sometimes, I didn't even pay attention to the lyrics as much as the music.

Yeah... it is a dirty song hidden is kid-friendly (mostly) lyrics... "I like to watch"

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Reply #19 posted 05/18/17 4:35pm

TrivialPursuit

OnlyNDaUsa said:

the same idea would be revisited in "the Continental"


It's been a minute since I've listened, but...


Shall I write the alphabet? (A B C D E F G)
Or shall I just write my name?
U tell me, U're the ruler in this telephone game

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Reply #20 posted 05/18/17 4:40pm

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laurarichardson said:

TrivialPursuit said:

It's all about eating pussy. That's why Cat is moaning in the 2nd half of it, reciting the alphabet. The best way to eat pussy is to not lap at it like a dog at a bowl of water. Rather, lick the alphabet with your tongue on her labia.

I'm gay and even I know that. (Works for tossing salad, too. STFU)

-//Thank goodness someone put a end to the madness. How can anyone be a Prince fan and not realize how many songs have references to oral sex and threesomes.

I know ..right ?

Im totally digusted with myself...

duh

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Reply #21 posted 05/18/17 4:41pm

OnlyNDaUsa

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TrivialPursuit said:

OnlyNDaUsa said:

the same idea would be revisited in "the Continental"


It's been a minute since I've listened, but...


Shall I write the alphabet? (A B C D E F G)
Or shall I just write my name?
U tell me, U're the ruler in this telephone game

yeah

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Reply #22 posted 05/21/17 7:34am

maceoparker007

eek oral eek

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