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P.M. Dawn Blends ‘1999’ With Talking Heads and Harry Nilsson: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
With 'Fantasia's Confidential Ghetto,' P.M. Dawn's Prince Be covered Prince, Talking Heads and Harry Nilsson in an attempt to figure out his place in the universe.
Prince Challenges the Value of ‘$': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
For a guy who spent many decades both earning and spending one heck of a lot of money, Prince sure liked to insist that it didn't mean a lot.
‘The Sun, The Moon and Stars’ Proves Prince Shines Brightest Alone: 365 Prince Songs in a …
Much of 1999's 'Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic' was dominated by all-star collaborations, but Prince shined brightest all by himself.
Prince Battles a Bedroom Prude Under a ‘Blue Light': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Compatibility in the bedroom can be a tricky matter for anybody in a romantic relationship – even Prince, if the lyrics of "Blue Light" are to be believed.
Prince Proves He’s ‘Willing and Able’ to Make Big Changes: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
When the rest of the music world started copying his formula too closely, Prince zig-zagged big time.
Prince Tries on a True Collaboration With ‘Like a Mack': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After producing himself for 37 straight studio albums, Prince opened up to deeper musical collaboration on 'Hit N Run Phase One' – with some exciting results.
‘1999’ Turns 35: 10 Facts About Prince’s Joyous Apocalyptic Masterpiece
Over the years, no single song – with the undeniable exception of "Purple Rain" – has done more to introduce or define Prince to the world than "1999."
Prince and the Time Give Birth to Musical Twins: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Twins account for about three in 100 births in the United States. In terms of Prince songwriting, such a double blessing happened at least once.
Prince and Morris Day Make Learning Fun With ‘Cloreen Bacon Skin': 365 Prince Songs in a Y…
How an impromptu jam session between Prince and Morris Day turned into a fascinating, bizarre and funny 15-minute funk throwdown entitled "Cloreen Bacon Skin."
Was ‘Had U’ Prince’s Angry Farewell to Warner Brothers?: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
'Had U,' the last song on Prince's final new Warner Bros. album, seems to carry a double meaning.