Chart Position: 2

  • From the film Purple Rain which stars Prince
  • #143 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Recorded live in concert
  • Written and produced by Prince
  • Guitar: Wendy Malvoin, Prince
  • Keyboards: Matt Fink, Lisa Coleman
  • Backing vocals: Wendy Malvoin, Lisa Coleman
  • Recorded in Minneapolis MN and Los Angeles CA
  • Guitarist Wendy Malvoin was 19 when this was recorded
  • Later recorded by Radio Riddler (2014), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band (2016)

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