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|introduction              = '''I Spend My Time Loving You''' is an unreleased track recorded as a home recording in early-mid 1976 at the [[Russell Ave, Anderson house]], Minneapolis, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as [[Don't You Wanna Ride?]], [[Hey Lover]], nine untitled [[Instrumentals-76|''Instrumentals'']], [[Leaving For New York]], [[Nightingale]] and [[Rock Me, Lover]]). The song contains layered vocals and acoustic guitar only.
 
|introduction              = '''I Spend My Time Loving You''' is an unreleased track recorded as a home recording in early-mid 1976 at the [[Russell Ave, Anderson house]], Minneapolis, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as [[Don't You Wanna Ride?]], [[Hey Lover]], nine untitled [[Instrumentals-76|''Instrumentals'']], [[Leaving For New York]], [[Nightingale]] and [[Rock Me, Lover]]). The song contains layered vocals and acoustic guitar only.
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[[Prince]]'s handwritten notes as used in [[Book:_The_Beautiful_Ones|The Beautiful Ones]] book released posthumously in 2019 revealed that '''I Spend My Time Loving You''' was at one point intended to be the fifth and final track on side one of his debut album [[Album: For You|For You]]. It is not known if the song was fully recorded in a professional studio, though, and it has not been confirmed that the album was ever actually compiled in this form; it is certainly possible that [[Prince]] was simply working through ideas when writing down this tracklist.
 
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Latest revision as of 20:27, 25 November 2019

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I Spend My Time Loving You

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Song details
Performer: Prince
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

I Spend My Time Loving You is an unreleased track recorded as a home recording in early-mid 1976 at the Russell Ave, Anderson house, Minneapolis, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as Don't You Wanna Ride?, Hey Lover, nine untitled Instrumentals, Leaving For New York, Nightingale and Rock Me, Lover). The song contains layered vocals and acoustic guitar only.

Prince's handwritten notes as used in The Beautiful Ones book released posthumously in 2019 revealed that I Spend My Time Loving You was at one point intended to be the fifth and final track on side one of his debut album For You. It is not known if the song was fully recorded in a professional studio, though, and it has not been confirmed that the album was ever actually compiled in this form; it is certainly possible that Prince was simply working through ideas when writing down this tracklist.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Early-mid 1976 Russell Ave, Anderson house,
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
I Spend My Time Loving You Studio Prince's 1976 home recording


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
I Rock, Therefore I Am   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   I Wanna Be Held 2 Night