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Thread started 05/04/18 9:09am

ufoclub

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“The Line” the new dance: Kangeroo

Towards the end of the unreleased “The Line”, a new dance is brought up same way as new dances were brought up in partly titled tracks like Housequake, Jughead, Horny Pony, and furthermore in live performances like one called “the scratch” where they literally do make torso scratching motions (see the 1987 New Years bootleg video for a demo by Prince and Cat). What could this dance, the kangeroo, have been?

Cross the line

Cross the line
Baby, baby, baby, can U make me cross the line?
Cross the line, sugar, cross the line
U know U got 2 cross the line!

(New dance) {repeat in BG}
People, people, I got a brand new dance {x2}
Ain't talkin' 'bout Housequake! No!
Ain't talkin' 'bout Shake 'N' Bake! No!
Ain't talkin' 'bout Rice-O-Roni! No!
I'm talkin' 'bout Macaroni? No!
Lord have mercy

Boni? (What?)
On the 2 (Yeah!)
What we gonna do? (Kangaroo!)
Say it! (Kangaroo!)
Come on
Boni? (What?)
On the 2 (Yeah!)
What U wanna do? (Kangaroo!)
Do the do (Do the do!)
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Reply #1 posted 05/04/18 9:30am

soladeo1

An even deeper question, though...

Just WTF was the dance that inspired the original Let's Work...the
dance called “The Rock”?????
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Reply #2 posted 05/04/18 10:28am

ufoclub

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soladeo1 said:

An even deeper question, though...

Just WTF was the dance that inspired the original Let's Work...the
dance called “The Rock”?????


What?
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Reply #3 posted 05/04/18 11:09am

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ufoclub said:

soladeo1 said:
An even deeper question, though... Just WTF was the dance that inspired the original Let's Work...the dance called “The Rock”??????
What?

Prince once said that there was a popular dance called "The Rock" and he wanted to dedicate a song to it but Warners was against it so he called it The Walk.

" I´d rather be a stank ass hoe because I´m not stupid. Oh my goodness! I got more drugs! I´m always funny dude...I´m hilarious! Are we gonna smoke?"




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Reply #4 posted 05/04/18 11:13am

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Every decade surely had its famous dances but the ones I remember from my teenage years had some really funny names. The Bird, the Cabbage Patch, The Wiggle, the PeeWee, the Wobble... lol

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Reply #5 posted 05/04/18 11:14am

OnlyNDaUsa

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The Kangaroo is also mentioned in "Coco Boys"


The crowd started rockin', we knew we couldn't lose
Step 5, huh, jump 2 the side, do the "Kangaroo"
Kanga-what?! Kangaroo
Kangaroo, Kangaroo, Kangaroo
Whoo!

[Edited 5/4/18 11:29am]

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Reply #6 posted 05/04/18 11:20am

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Kangaroo is also sang about during one of the 1986 Parade soundcheck/shows recently leaked

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Reply #7 posted 05/04/18 12:56pm

ufoclub

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KoolEaze said:

ufoclub said:

soladeo1 said: What?

Prince once said that there was a popular dance called "The Rock" and he wanted to dedicate a song to it but Warners was against it so he called it The Walk.

Oh yeah.. I remember reading or hearing that in somebody's interview.

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Reply #8 posted 05/04/18 1:13pm

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I can't watch this with volume, looks kinda complex but theres a lot of talking so I'm assuming its an explanation.

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Reply #9 posted 05/04/18 1:36pm

OnlyNDaUsa

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ufoclub said:

KoolEaze said:

Prince once said that there was a popular dance called "The Rock" and he wanted to dedicate a song to it but Warners was against it so he called it The Walk.

Oh yeah.. I remember reading or hearing that in somebody's interview.

I thought the song was called "Let's Rock" but changed to "Let's Work"

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Reply #10 posted 05/04/18 2:44pm

scramblelock

I'm guessing that it was probably jumping around like a kangaroo!

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Reply #11 posted 05/04/18 4:11pm

kingricefan

This would never work in a club..... biggrin

StrangeButTrue said:

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I can't watch this with volume, looks kinda complex but theres a lot of talking so I'm assuming its an explanation.

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Reply #12 posted 05/04/18 6:15pm

LoneCrone

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.

This one continues unabated.

Favoritism, anyone?

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Reply #13 posted 05/05/18 12:37am

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LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.


This one continues unabated.


Favoritism, anyone?


Your thread made sense to no-one but yourself. This thread gave context and an explanation.
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Reply #14 posted 05/05/18 6:37am

thx185

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It's like the peg leg, but double

"..free to change your mind"
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Reply #15 posted 05/05/18 8:57am

bsk3601

jaawwnn said:

LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.


This one continues unabated.


Favoritism, anyone?


Your thread made sense to no-one but yourself. This thread gave context and an explanation.

True, this thread did give more context. However, there was an audience who knew exactly what the original thread was about. I can see how favoritism would be suspected. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Reply #16 posted 05/05/18 9:21am

OnlyNDaUsa

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jaawwnn said:

LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.

This one continues unabated.

Favoritism, anyone?

Your thread made sense to no-one but yourself. This thread gave context and an explanation.

this is a business you ain't too far gone to see that!

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Reply #17 posted 05/05/18 12:02pm

ufoclub

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LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.

This one continues unabated.

Favoritism, anyone?

I made this thread as a favor to you! To resurrect your thread. Remember, I responded over there? I have no idea why it was shut down, and this thread is to prove that decision was worng hearted. But sometimes the moderators don't actually know all the details of Prince lore that the visitors here do.

So many past orgers, that made this place cool and funny, abandoned it because of perceived mismanagement of thread moderation here. I saw a whole facebook trail of messages about it last week with former orgers citing reasons they left. Even current orgers and more where posting. Ha!

The other side of the coin is that it is a free site, the founder doesn't care, and as for my own room to complain, I turned down the offer to be a moderator many years ago.

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Reply #18 posted 05/05/18 12:07pm

mrfog

The Kangaroo was demonstrated during the Miles From The Park 31/12/87 concert, right near the end of the extended IGBABN. It basically involves jumping up and down.
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Reply #19 posted 05/05/18 12:13pm

soladeo1

mrfog said:

The Kangaroo was demonstrated during the Miles From The Park 31/12/87 concert, right near the end of the extended IGBABN. It basically involves jumping up and down.


What’s “The Rock” though????

It was a phenom dance in 1980-81!! Enough to inspire Prince to write a song about it!!! Surely someone remembers!!
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Reply #20 posted 05/05/18 12:18pm

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soladeo1 said:

mrfog said:
The Kangaroo was demonstrated during the Miles From The Park 31/12/87 concert, right near the end of the extended IGBABN. It basically involves jumping up and down.
What’s “The Rock” though???? It was a phenom dance in 1980-81!! Enough to inspire Prince to write a song about it!!! Surely someone remembers!!

Maybe you slowly crouched down and rolled into a ball and sat there.

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Reply #21 posted 05/05/18 4:50pm

ThisOne


StrangeButTrue said:



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Not what Prince meant lol lol lol 😂
[Edited 5/5/18 16:55pm]
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Reply #22 posted 05/05/18 4:57pm

ThisOne

LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.


This one continues unabated.


Favoritism, anyone?





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Reply #23 posted 05/06/18 12:58pm

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bsk3601 said:

jaawwnn said:
Your thread made sense to no-one but yourself. This thread gave context and an explanation.
True, this thread did give more context. However, there was an audience who knew exactly what the original thread was about. I can see how favoritism would be suspected. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

See post #24 and

Rule #2 ...In general, post if you have something to say. If you want to start a new thread, make it worthwhile. Don't be lazy and give a 1-sentence "what do you think about X?". At least explain your position, why, etc... make it interesting to read; you're more likely to get quality responses.

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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
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Reply #24 posted 05/06/18 1:00pm

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LoneCrone said:

I start a thread about The Kangaroo and get locked.

This one continues unabated.

Favoritism, anyone?

see post #23 and rule #7

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
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
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Reply #25 posted 05/06/18 2:33pm

kindofblue

The Kangaroo chant was featured in several of the 1986 shows with the expanded Revolution: "Wally, on the two: What you wanna do? The Kangaroo! The Kangaroo!"

ufoclub said:

Towards the end of the unreleased “The Line”, a new dance is brought up same way as new dances were brought up in partly titled tracks like Housequake, Jughead, Horny Pony, and furthermore in live performances like one called “the scratch” where they literally do make torso scratching motions (see the 1987 New Years bootleg video for a demo by Prince and Cat). What could this dance, the kangeroo, have been? Cross the line Cross the line Baby, baby, baby, can U make me cross the line? Cross the line, sugar, cross the line U know U got 2 cross the line! (New dance) {repeat in BG} People, people, I got a brand new dance {x2} Ain't talkin' 'bout Housequake! No! Ain't talkin' 'bout Shake 'N' Bake! No! Ain't talkin' 'bout Rice-O-Roni! No! I'm talkin' 'bout Macaroni? No! Lord have mercy Boni? (What?) On the 2 (Yeah!) What we gonna do? (Kangaroo!) Say it! (Kangaroo!) Come on Boni? (What?) On the 2 (Yeah!) What U wanna do? (Kangaroo!) Do the do (Do the do!)

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