The Curious Origin of Prince’s 1999

First, Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including:

  • New live-action Popeye movie
  • John Mellencamp is mad again
  • The best place to get abducted by aliens
  • The people most likely to get abducted by aliens
  • First look at “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice”

Then, in true crime fashion, Will shares the tale of how Prince was inspired to write the title track from his career-defining album “1999.” Special thanks to Marcus Taylor for researching and writing the story.

Introduction – 00:00

1980s News – 03:30

The Curious Origin of Prince’s 1999 – 37:00

Wrap-Up & Your Feedback – 01:22:05

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