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Prince - Listen to His Previously Unreleased Rarity “Don’t Let Him Fool Ya”

1999 Reissue Due Out November 29 via Warner Records

Nov 08, 2019
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Prince's iconic 1982 album, 1999, is getting the deluxe reissue treatment on November 29 via Warner Records and now one of its bonus tracks has been shared, "Don't Let Him Fool Ya," a rarity that's never before been officially released. "Don't Let Him Fool Ya" was recorded by Prince with recording engineer Don Batts in the summer of 1982 at Prince's home studio on Kiowa Trail in Chanhassen, Minnesota. It's appeared on bootlegs before, but is now getting an official release via the Super Deluxe Edition reissue of 1999. The reissue includes 23 previously unissued studio tracks recorded between November 1981 and January 1983. Listen to "Don't Let Him Fool Ya" below. 

In June a new posthumous Prince album, Originals, was released. It collected his demos of songs he eventually gave to other artists. Almost all of the 15 tracks were previously unreleased and it included Prince's original versions of such iconic songs as "The Glamorous Life" and "Nothing Compares 2 U." In October the Prince Estate and Warner Records shared his previously unreleased demo for "Feel For You," recorded in 1979 for his self-titled second album. Chaka Khan later had a hit covering the song in 1984.

When Prince passed away in 2016 he left behind a huge vault filled with unreleased material and so we can probably expect new albums from him for years to come. Last year saw the release of Piano & A Microphone 1983, which was culled from a previously unheard home studio cassette recorded in 1983 at Prince's Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, MN and just featured Prince singing and playing piano.

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