Category: Fans: Why I Love Prince




Prince Fan Favorite Adonis & Bathsheba Never Released

“Adonis & Bathsheba” is an unreleased track written and recorded by Prince on July 27, 1986. The song is a favorite among fans who were given the opportunity to vote on a number of tracks selected to be included on Crystal Ball Volume II. “Adonis & Bathsheba” was one of several song choices Prince played for fans during a Paisley Park event called “Prince: A Celebration” in June 2000. However, the project never made it to the public. … Continue readingPrince Fan Favorite Adonis & Bathsheba Never Released


Is Prince’s “Da Bourgeoisie” About Vanity?

Behold the deliciousness of the Prince track “Da Bourgeoisie.” The track was unofficially released online through the 3rdeyegirl twitter account on November 18, 2013.
In “Da Bourgeoisie” Prince croons about a lover leaving him for a woman. Download the FREE MP3 of “Da Bourgeoisie” here. … Continue readingIs Prince’s “Da Bourgeoisie” About Vanity?

Prince “Somewhere Here on Earth”

Prince looked like perfection as he performed ‘Somewhere Here On Earth’ on Jay Leno. His makeup was flawless and his hair looked like it had been cut and styled by angels. The 2009 Jay Leno performance came almost two years after the release of Prince’s thirty-second album “Planet Earth.” … Continue readingPrince “Somewhere Here on Earth”

‘Kiss’ Was Almost Dumped as A Prince Single

“Kiss was a runaway hit considering the fact that Warner Brothers didn’t want to release it as a single after Prince added it to “Parade” at the last minute.
Admitedly the track had humble beginnings. A Warner Brothers executive reportedly described the song being “done in a basement”. … Continue reading‘Kiss’ Was Almost Dumped as A Prince Single

‘When Doves Cry’ vs ‘When Thugs Cry’

Recently, Joey Bada$$ covered a sampling of “When Doves Cry” which is the ‘Holy Grail” of Prince fan favorites. He held the session for Australian radio station triple J’s “Like a Version” series. His version of the classic is called “When Thugs Cry.”   Triple J’s site says: Joey chose the song because “To this day my mom is the biggest Prince, she always played Prince around the house, put me on to Prince at such an early age. Me and her we used to always sing ‘When Doves Cry’ together, so I made my own version. It’s called ‘When Thugs Cry’.” … Continue reading‘When Doves Cry’ vs ‘When Thugs Cry’

Prince After Overdose: ‘I Had to Fight for My Life’

During an emergency landing in Moline, IL on April 15, 2016 Prince told Judith Hill; “It’s only by God’s grace that I’m even here…I had to fight for my life. I remember hearing your voices from afar and saying to myself, ‘Follow the voices, follow the voices, get back in your body, you gotta do this.” … Continue readingPrince After Overdose: ‘I Had to Fight for My Life’

Free: Rarely Performed Live After the 80s

If you listen closely to ‘Free’ you can hear the passion in his voice.
What, at first, seems like avid patriotism is really sage wisdom about life gift-wrapped as a deliciously moving booster-shot to our souls. Don’t sleep til sunrise, listen 2 the falling rain.
Don’t worry about tomorrow, don’t worry about ur pain.
Don’t cry unless ur happy, don’t smile unless ur blue.
Never let that lonely monster take control of U.
An Emotional Free. … Continue readingFree: Rarely Performed Live After the 80s


‘Do Me Baby’ Prince & Miko Weaver: The Dynamic Duo

The Nude Tour is described as a greatest-hits concert tour of 1990-91. The tour featured the remaining members from The Revolution & uber talented guitarist Miko Weaver.
Miko Weaver came to the attention of Prince when he was a member of Sheila E.’s band. He was also picked to provide guitar for ‘The Family.’
When The Family dissolved, Weaver, stayed on for the Sign o’ the Times and Lovesexy tours. Weaver also participated in many studio sessions during this time. … Continue reading‘Do Me Baby’ Prince & Miko Weaver: The Dynamic Duo


Nona Gaye & The Scandalous One 

Nona Gaye says ‘I just thought he was beautiful’ and she fell for him as most women did.
Although they dated for three years, Nona says she never really knew the man she was dating. But when they broke up she says her ‘heart was shattered’.  Her story is gut-wrenching and familiar for any woman who has ever had her heart-broken. … Continue readingNona Gaye & The Scandalous One 

The Mystery Behind “The Black Album”

In 1987, it became one of the most bootlegged albums ever.  This after Prince pulled the plug on the project one week before it was set to be released. The problem was most promotional copies had already gone out and the album became an exclusive sought-after item that fans searched for like buried treasure. Fans weren’t sure if Warner Brothers or Prince scrapped the project, they just wanted to hear whatever was being hidden from them. … Continue readingThe Mystery Behind “The Black Album”

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Prince’s Slow Love

“Slow Love” was released on the “Sign of the Times” album released on March 31, 1987.  It is a magical track that some fans may have missed when the album was first released.  Its sultry lyrics tell of a lover pleading his case for slowing things down for maximum passion.  The track was not a top 10 single for the album but it should’ve been. … Continue readingPrince’s Slow Love

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