I never knew that the girl in the quotRaspberry Beretquot video and Jackie Swanson from the sitcom quotCheersquot one of my favorite shows was the same person. It39s amazing what we can learn from our fellow orgers.
This girl is a little crazy she goes in through the out door very fashionable and just a touch rebellious. A quotberetquot is a European style of hat that basically looks like a canvas sack held to the head by a tight band. It shares origins between France and Spain and is the kind of headgear favored by artists beatniks hipsters and intellectual eccentrics the world over.
Step 1 Introduction to the question quotWho sang about the girl who wore a quotRaspberry Beretquot...quotRaspberry Beretquot opened with the lyrics quotI was working part time in a fiveanddime My boss was Mr. McGee He told me several times that he didn39t like my kind 39Cause I was a bit too leisurely.quot
According to the Urban Dictionary a Raspberry beret is quotthe act of eatingout a womans ass while she menstruates onto your foreheadquot OR quotA menstruating woman39s equivilent to a mushroom stamping in which she drops trou39 and rubs her bloody cooch on a bald mans head or a full haired mans forehead thus endowing him with a thin red yet jauntily worn raspberry chapeaux.quot
Thats Wendy Melvoin guitarist in Princes band the Revolution between 1983 and 1986. A very fine musician. This is her back then She left in 1986 to form a musical partnership with Revolution keyboardist Lisa Coleman called for fairly obvious reasons Wendy amp Lisa.
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I m talking about the part in Raspberry Beret where the girl with the raspberry beret comes into the Five and Dime she came in through the out door. In just seven words Prince created an entire character who s so full and engaging immediately recognizable yet wholly new. He s efficient it s effective it s affecting. People spend hundreds of pages in novel after novel trying to do this.