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‘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."
Sink or Swim: Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood Refuse to Pander in Cleveland
Queens of the Stone Age and Royal Blood strapped a rocket to Cleveland's ass last weekend.
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."
Repeat After Me: ‘Cream’ is Not a Sex Song: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince wrote many sex songs. Despite its potentially suggestive title and oversexed video, "Cream" was not one of them.
Queens of the Stone Age, ‘Villains': Album Review
Queens of the Stone Age's 'Villains' constantly switches directions, pushing them further into new levels of sophistication, weirdness and sincerity.
Hear U2’s New Single ‘You’re The Best Thing About Me’
U2 has released the second song – and first official single – from their upcoming and long-awaited album 'Songs of Experience.'
U2 Over Prince? OK, Fine, Whatever You Say, Music Industry: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's insistence on being treated fairly by the industry took the form of playful swipes at U2 and more serious songs like "Don't Play Me."
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.
How Prince Lost His Virginity at the ‘Schoolyard': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
As impossible as it is to believe, apparently Prince was once a virgin.