Prince's '3121' deserves to be more than a footnote in a funny story about the highly unusual lifestyles of rock stars. But damn, what a tale..
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By 1987, Prince was already an established megastar, one of the world's biggest. He could pretty much do whatever he wanted, so he released 'Sign o' the Times' most unusual song as a single.
The Revolution's glory years with Prince – begun just three years earlier at an Aug. 3, 1983 show at First Avenue in Minneapolis – hadn't lasted long.
With the robotic, pulsating opening beats of "Dirty Mind," the title track to his third album, Prince instantly announced that his music had undergone a dramatic transformation.
In 1978, with his debut album 'For You,' Prince hit the scene with a slight case of Saturday Night Fever.
Sheila E.'s 'The Glamorous Life' might have seemed like another in the line of star vehicles for Prince's latest flame. Instead, it was the beginning of a deeply rewarding collaboration.
Prince answers Lenny Kravitz with this awesome '95 jam.
'Parade' is unfortunately overlooked because of the 'Under the Cherry Moon' movie, but "New Position" suggests the album deserves better.
Prince's "The Cross" speaks of peace and redemption, and is one of his greatest, most dynamic songs.
Recorded exactly 31 years before his own death, the mournful ballad "Sometimes It Snows in April" became Prince's unintended eulogy.