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|single image              = [[File:Hollyrock_single.jpg|100px|Holly Rock|link=Single: Holly Rock]] <br><small> single art for [[Single: Holly Rock|Holly Rock]]</small>
 
|single image              = [[File:Hollyrock_single.jpg|100px|Holly Rock|link=Single: Holly Rock]] <br><small> single art for [[Single: Holly Rock|Holly Rock]]</small>
 
|performer                = [[Sheila E.]]
 
|performer                = [[Sheila E.]]
|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/September 30|30 September, 1985]] - [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]] album
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|first released            = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/September 30|30 September 1985]] - [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]] album
 
|album(s)                  = [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]]
 
|album(s)                  = [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]]
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]] (credited to [[Sheila E.]])
 
|writer(s)                = [[Prince]] (credited to [[Sheila E.]])
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|introduction              = '''Holly Rock''' by [[Sheila E.]] is the sixth track (and only [[Prince]]-related track) on the movie soundtrack [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]], the soundtrack album to the movie [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krush_Groove Krush Groove], and, nine months after the album's release, [[Single: Holly Rock|Holly Rock]] was released as the album's fifth single.
 
|introduction              = '''Holly Rock''' by [[Sheila E.]] is the sixth track (and only [[Prince]]-related track) on the movie soundtrack [[Album: Krush Groove|Krush Groove]], the soundtrack album to the movie [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krush_Groove Krush Groove], and, nine months after the album's release, [[Single: Holly Rock|Holly Rock]] was released as the album's fifth single.
  
Initial tracking took place on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April_24|24 April, 1985]] at [[Sunset Sound]], Hollywood, CA, USA (the day after [[Evolsidog]] and four days before [[All My Dreams]] and [[Kiss]]).
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Initial tracking took place on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April_24|24 April 1985]] at [[Sunset Sound]], Hollywood, CA, USA (the day after [[Evolsidog]] and four days before [[All My Dreams]] and [[Kiss]]).
  
 
[[Prince]] also uses the term "Holly Rock" in [[Dream Factory]], which was recorded later in 1985. '''Hollyrock''' is the name used for Hollywood in the TV cartoon series ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Flintstones The Flintstones]'', which may have inspired the track.
 
[[Prince]] also uses the term "Holly Rock" in [[Dream Factory]], which was recorded later in 1985. '''Hollyrock''' is the name used for Hollywood in the TV cartoon series ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Flintstones The Flintstones]'', which may have inspired the track.
 
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|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April_24|24 April, 1985]]
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|date                      = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April_24|24 April 1985]]
 
|studio                    = [[Sunset Sound]], Hollywood, CA, USA
 
|studio                    = [[Sunset Sound]], Hollywood, CA, USA
 
|additional info          = Initial tracking
 
|additional info          = Initial tracking
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|3= [[Sheila E.]]: [[Home Video: Live Romance 1600|Live Romance 1600]] VHS/laserdisc
 
|3= [[Sheila E.]]: [[Home Video: Live Romance 1600|Live Romance 1600]] VHS/laserdisc
 
|4= Live
 
|4= Live
|5= [[08_March,_1986|8 March, 1986, Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA]]
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|5= [[08_March 1986|8 March 1986, Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA]]
 
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|3= Live concert TV broadcast
 
|3= Live concert TV broadcast
 
|4= Live
 
|4= Live
|5= [[07_June,_1986|7 June, 1986, Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA]]
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|5= [[07_June 1986|7 June 1986, Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA]]
 
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|unreleased versions            =  
 
|unreleased versions            =  
|first live appearance    = [[07_June,_1985|7 June, 1985, Prom Center, St. Paul, MN, USA]]<br>
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|first live appearance    = [[07_June 1985|7 June 1985, Prom Center, St. Paul, MN, USA]]<br>
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
|performed regularly on    = none
 
|performed occasionally in = [[All_Concerts#1985|1985]], [[All_Concerts#1986|1986]], [[All_Concerts#1987|1987]], [[All_Concerts#1988|1988]], [[All_Concerts#2009|2009]]
 
|performed occasionally in = [[All_Concerts#1985|1985]], [[All_Concerts#1986|1986]], [[All_Concerts#1987|1987]], [[All_Concerts#1988|1988]], [[All_Concerts#2009|2009]]

Revision as of 19:45, 27 February 2016

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Holly Rock

Krush Groove
from the movie soundtrack Krush Groove
Holly Rock
single art for Holly Rock
Song details
Performer: Sheila E.
First Released: 30 September 1985 - Krush Groove album
Album(s): Krush Groove
Writer(s): Prince (credited to Sheila E.)
Producer(s): Prince (credited to Sheila E.)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:

Holly Rock by Sheila E. is the sixth track (and only Prince-related track) on the movie soundtrack Krush Groove, the soundtrack album to the movie Krush Groove, and, nine months after the album's release, Holly Rock was released as the album's fifth single.

Initial tracking took place on 24 April 1985 at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA (the day after Evolsidog and four days before All My Dreams and Kiss).

Prince also uses the term "Holly Rock" in Dream Factory, which was recorded later in 1985. Hollyrock is the name used for Hollywood in the TV cartoon series The Flintstones, which may have inspired the track.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
24 April 1985 Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA Initial tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Sheila E. - vocals, percussion
  • Prince - background vocals and all instruments, except where noted (uncredited)

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Holly Rock 4:56 Krush Groove Studio
Holly Rock (Edit) 3:58 Holly Rock single Edit
Holly Rock (Extended Version) 6:35 Holly Rock single Extended version Original full-length version
Video Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Holly Rock 3:23 Promotional release only Promo video Live promo video taken from Krush Groove movie; see Holly Rock video for details
Holly Rock 5:26 Sheila E.: Live Romance 1600 VHS/laserdisc Live Live promo video taken from the full-length video Live Romance 1600
Holly Rock 5:26 Sheila E.: Live Romance 1600 VHS/laserdisc Live 8 March 1986, Warfield Theater, San Francisco, CA
Broadcasts/streaming
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Holly Rock T.B.C. Live concert TV broadcast Live 7 June 1986, Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA
Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Dead On It 4:37 The Black Album album Studio Samples a line from Holly Rock; see Dead On It for details
Dream Factory 3:06 Crystal Ball album Studio Refers to "Holly Rock"; see Dream Factory for details
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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