Saturday, April 30, 2016
THE INFLUENCE OF PRINCE
The world is still reeling from the shocking loss of the musical genius, Prince. He was a consistent creative force with an inimitable talent and boundless energy. With an impressive body of work that ranged from politically charged anthems, tender love ballads, funky dance tunes and raunchy sex ditties, it's no surprise that other artists were attracted to his material.
Here are some of the amazing covers of songs written by the Purple One or they were created by him for that specific performer. There is even a hit song by Stevie Nicks that was inspired simply by his presence in the recording studio.
"When You Were Mine" - Cyndi Lauper (1983) mp3
"Sugar Walls" - Sheena Easton (1984) mp3
"Do Me Baby" - Meli'sa Morgan (1985) mp3
"Yo Mister" - Patti Labelle (1989) mp3
"Nothing Compares 2 U" - Sinéad O’Connor (1990) mp3
"Round and Round" - Tevin Campbell (1990) mp3
"I Wanna Be Your Lover" - Corinne Bailey Rae (2011) mp3
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