Prince Shows Off His Sense of Humor With Vanity 6’s ‘If a Girl Answers’
Vanity 6's "If a Girl Answers (Don't Hang Up)" was an early opportunity for Prince's fans to see his sense of humor.
Prince Turns His Guitarist’s Actual Phone Number Into a Hit Single
Dez Dickerson had to change his phone number when the Prince-penned "777-9311" became a 1982 hit for the Time.
Prince Perfects His Slow Jam Formula With ‘Do Me, Baby’
“Do Me, Baby” established Prince as a musician who, with just a few whispered words (and maybe a well placed scream), wormed his way right into your bed.
Prince Makes ‘Erotic City’ Come Alive
The sleazy funk of "Erotic City" was the flip side to "Let's Go Crazy."
Prince Tones Down the Bedroom Talk on ‘Call My Name’
2004's "Call My Name" was the latest boudoir song from Prince, but less graphic than usual due to his conversion to the Jehovah's Witnesses.
Prince’s ‘Darling Nikki’ Almost Leads to the Downfall of Society
Tipper Gore founded the Parents Music Resource Center after hearing Prince's "Darling Nikki" playing on her daughter's stereo.
Prince Battles Heartbreak on ‘I Love U, but I Don’t Trust U Anymore’
“I Love U, But I Don’t Trust U Anymore” is one of the most nakedly emotional songs in Prince’s catalog.
How ‘Sometimes It Snows in April’ Became Prince’s Unintended Eulogy
The mournful ballad was recorded 31 years before his death.
Prince Spells Out His Playful, Positive New Outlook on ‘Alphabet Street’
Prince offered an antidote after the heaviness of 'Sign 'O' the Times' and the darkness of the 'Black Album.'