How Lenny Kravitz Broke Through With ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’
He elevated to superstar status, cementing himself as more than just a pop-culture curiosity.
Sheila E. Encores With Prince for ‘A Love Bizarre': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After taking "The Glamorous Life" to the top of the charts, Prince and Sheila E. had a second hit with "A Love Bizarre."
Prince Goes for Dance Club Glory on ‘Sexy Dancer': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A mostly instrumental single from Prince's second album deepened Prince's status in dance clubs.
Prince Gets the Jackson Family’s Attention With ‘Private Joy': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's 'Private Joy' was so catchy it got the attention of the first family of pop music.
Prince Creates His Utopia With ‘Uptown': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
On the first single from 'Dirty Mind,' Prince takes a close-minded woman to see people of all colors partying together.
How ‘Controversy’ Predicted Prince’s Entire Career: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
With the hit single "Controversy," Prince let it be known that he would not be easily categorized.
Prince Gives Anna Fantastic a Birthday Gift of ‘Pink Cashmere': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
1993's "Pink Cashmere" was based on a birthday gift Prince gave to his girlfriend, Anna "Anna Fantastic" Garcia.
Prince Gets an Unlikely Disco Smash With ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The 1979 song from Prince's sophomore album was a nod to the record company's insistence that he make more commercially viable music.
Prince Is Mesmerized by Two Simple Words on ‘Joy in Repetition': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
“Joy in Repetition” is one of the unheralded gems of Prince's commercially released catalog.
Prince Shows Off His Sense of Humor With Vanity 6’s ‘If a Girl Answers': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
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.