Prince

Ranked: The Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows

The Super Bowl halftime show is an event in and of itself. Sometimes there'll be more talk about the performance than the game. An artist's legacy can be defined by how they handle the big stage. With social media, there's even more chatter around the halftime show than ever before. While each...
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Prince GRAMMY Tribute Concert to Feature John Legend, Foo Fighters and More

Prince ’s influence will be on full display during a special tribute concert that takes place after the GRAMMY Awards. “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” will feature performances by an eclectic mix of artists: Alicia Keys , John Legend , Foo Fighters , Beck , Chris Martin , Earth, Wind...
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End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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Prince's 'Purple Rain,' The Band's 'The Last Waltz' Added to National Film Registry

Two legendary music-based films are taking their place alongside the all-time greats in cinema. Prince ’s “Purple Rain” and The Band ’s “The Last Waltz” have been added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The movies were among the 25 that were selected this year for their...
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Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Hendrix, Prince

Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed up for some epic covers during a fun night of music in Los Angeles. The Pearl Jam frontman joined Anthony Kiedis and company for Jimi Hendrix ’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” and Prince ’s “Purple Rain.” The performances took place during...
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Hear Prince's 'I Feel For You' Demo Just Released from the Vault

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Prince ’s self-titled album, The Prince Estate and Warner Records have opened the vault and let loose the original demo for his 1979 song, “I Feel For You.” Originally a funky slice of soul, here “I Feel For You” is stripped down to an acoustic bedroom jam, with...
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The Story Behind Prince's Epic "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" Guitar Solo

There's certain instances where you watch a jaw-dropping performance and immediately want to share it with the world, regardless of the time period it took place. This is one of those times. At the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, an all-star band was put together to celebrate...
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A Peek inside Prince's Private Vault:  Jim and Teri Talk about What's just been Released

A Peek inside Prince's Private Vault: Jim and Teri Talk about What's just been Released

Did you know Prince had a private vault underneath his Paisley Park Studios and estate in Minnesota? There's always been wonder about what he kept inside it, and one former sound engineer even claims much of the contents in the vault pre-dates the release of Purple Rain in 1984. The private vault...
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McGaw in the Morning if you could sit on a bench & talk to anyone who would it be

Your answers: If You Could Sit on a Bench & Talk to Anyone for 1-Hour, Who Would it Be?

It's one of those topics that just came up in conversation the other day. Jim and I were talking about some of our favorite musicians played on WOLX, but especially our favorites who had recently died -- like Tom Petty, Prince, and Glen Frey. A few people joined our discussion, which eventually...
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GRAMMY Awards: Bruno Mars to Perform Prince Tribute During Sunday's Show?

It has been four years since Bruno Mars performed at the Grammy Awards, and we’re hearing that he may return to the GRAMMY stage in a big way this weekend. So we know GRAMMY producers have said that the show will feature stand-alone tributes to Prince and George Michael, but we don't know who will...
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