The narrator of "Papa" admitted to having been abused as a child, but Prince was often elusive about his complex relationship with his father.
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Prince and Michael Jackson had an odd and seemingly contentious relationship over the years - and almost collaborated on one of Jackson's biggest hits.
Despite Prince's distaste for being covered by the Foo Fighters — or anyone — he had no qualms about returning the favor on one of the world's biggest stages.
"We were messing around with that song before he passed, and we all agreed that if you're going to cover a Prince song, you gotta bring your A-game."
Prince and Kate Bush operated at two very different speeds — but they both created on utterly singular planes.
Throughout his long and prolific career, Prince would tirelessly construct certain songs only to abandon them before anyone else ever got to hear them.
Internet memes routinely appear out of nowhere and disappear just as quickly. Very few get immortalized, however – much less in a song by Prince.
Prince's 'Sign O' the Times' can end up playing like a breakup record – but not here.
At 26 minutes. "The War" was the longest song Prince ever officially released.
This was neither Prince's first nor last attempt at seducing somebody with his music. But this time out, he had absolutely no chance – and he knew it.