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Prince sat in with us!

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by lefty007, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. lefty007


    Jan 19, 2004
    Miami, FL
    We got a big surprise in January. We were playing our rutine Saturday gig, when we see Prince walking through the door. He asked the guitar player if he could borrow his guitar and play. Then he proceeded to take a 24-bar solo, or so, and left.

    Pretty sureal, and cool. He was so close to me that I thought of smacking him upside the head, but he had two big guards with him.

    We had a similar visit by Mosdef during our set a few month ago, but he didn't jam with us.


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  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    You mean he wasn't surround by bodyguards?? That must have been cool! And you have a pic to prove it!
  3. mjolnir

    mjolnir Thor's Hammer 2.1.3beta

    Jun 15, 2006
    Houston, TX
    Ain't he one of them jahovah's witnesses now? I think my mom met him once at her kingdom hall.
  4. iScott


    Jun 13, 2007
    Decatur, GA
    That is so awesome. You should've challenged him and his crew to a game of hoops. Shirts vs. blouses.
  5. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY

    Thats hot!! The guys from New Found Glory sat in with us last summer

  6. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Very cool experience, and you got the pics!
  7. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    He sits in a lot, he did the same out here. Seems like he never sleeps. He was weird about hygiene, he had hand cleaner goin' the whole time.
  8. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    It must be pretty cool having that kind of power - that you can walk into a bar, ask the band if you can to sit in, they let you do it simply because you're you, you play a solo, and then just walk out! :D
  9. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA


  10. Fretless1!


    Feb 19, 2007

    That's incredible! :eek:
  11. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    That. Is. Awsome.

    Say what you want about the purple one, but he's a darn good musician and showman.
  12. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    +1 to that. Very cool story, thanks for sharing.
  13. fokof

    fokof One day ,I'll be in the future

    Mar 16, 2007

    ....but why do you post this in the "Humour " board ?

    Was he smelling funny ? :p
  14. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    My friend played percussion with him; when they would hit the road, she'd say "I'm goin' out with "The Little Guy".:D
  15. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    Very cool, but why were you thinking of smacking him upside his head? :eyebrow:
  16. mikeyswood

    mikeyswood Banned

    Jul 22, 2007
    Cincinnati OH
    Luthier of Michael Wayne Instruments


  17. I think it's funny that every single person in the photo is thinking the exact same thing.

    "Holy crap, that's Prince, and he's ripping an awesome solo in my band"
  18. were you guys playing a prince song?
  19. The BurgerMeister

    The BurgerMeister musician.

    Apr 13, 2006
    Big Bear, CA
  20. jmaestro


    Feb 13, 2008
    Does that guy age?

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