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My Tree
Unreleased track (ft. Mavis Staples & Robin Power) recorded late 1990 for "New Power Generation" maxi-single but removed. Written by Prince.

 
Don't pick my apples, don't pick my peaches
Leave my tree alone
Ow

Is this is not my money? (Ow)
Is this is not my car?
Is this is not my world, 2?
What labels me a star?

This is my tree, my tree (Ow)
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me
This is my tree, my tree
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me

Can't a man have secrets? (Ow)
Can't a man have love?
Can't a man have an attitude?
Or is it all or none?
I don't know what U want

This is my tree, my tree (Ow)
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me
This is my tree, my tree
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me
Watch me dance
Ooh... oh

Is this is not my woman? (Ow)
Is this is not her race?
Color shouldn't matter if ur soul is n the right place
Right place, ooh

This is my tree, my tree (Ow)
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me
This is my tree, my tree
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me (Yeah)
Oh yeah (Ow)

Yo, Robin Power's on the mic now

Pumpin' steady jam but this ain't a battle
NPG is n the house 2 rattle ur brain 2 a new idea
Love's the only drug we're doin' here
Love's the only drug we're doin' here
We doin' it hard!
NPG is n the house and we're just gettin' started (Yeah)
N other words (Mmhmm)
I'll preview all the days 2 come
We got a big bad drummer got computers on the run
Oh yes he did (Yeah)
Got computers on the run
NPG n the house...
Yeah

If U're lookin' 4 dirt (Ow)
Look n ur own backyard
Plant some peace flowers n ur war zone
So I can fire my bodyguards
Ooh

This is my tree, my tree
And I ain't never gonna let U climb me
{repeat chorus}

This is my tree
No, U ain't climbin' me
I ain't never gonna let cha climb my tree
That's right
Funky, funky, but we got 2 slow this down
Yo, Robin Power's on the mic now
And I'm comin' from a positive place
Uptown James, let's get ready 2 turn this papa out
Yo boy, turn this mic up (Yeah)
I want them 2 hear what I got 2 say
Testing, 1 2, testing, 1 2
It ain't loud enough, baby, turn it up
Prince, Prince! Yo, I don't think U heard me
U got 2 slow this down
Did U hear me? Yo yo, slow it down (This is...)
This is my tree


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