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22 March, 1985 Tour Overview Tour History 24 March, 1985

Purple Rain Tour

Band   Prince (vox, guitar, keyboard), Bobby Z. (drums), Brown Mark (bass), Wendy Melvoin (guitar), Lisa Coleman (keyboards), Dr. Fink (keyboards), Eric Leeds (saxophone) File:1985-003-23.jpg
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Guest(s)   Jerome Benton (dance), Greg Brooks (dance), Wally Safford (dance), Sheila E. (percussion), Miko Weaver (guitar), Eddie M. (saxophone), Juan Escovedo (percussion), Susie Davis (tambourine)
23 March, 1985

Venue Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

City Uniondale, New York

Country USA
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel*

Let's Go Crazy segues into next song ..
Delirious segues into next song ..
1999 incl. Reveille interpolation segues into next song .
Little Red Corvette segues into next song ..
Take Me With U incl. All The Critics Love U In New York (instrumental) interpolation .
Yankee Doodle (instrumental) interlude ..
Do Me, Baby . w/ band backing
Irresistible Bitch segues into next song ..
Possessed ..
[Piano set]
How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore segues into next song ..
Condition Of The Heart segues into next song ..
Raspberry Beret . w/ band backing
Head . w/ band backing
Let's Pretend We're Married / International Lover incl. 'Temptation' tease intro w/ band backing
God ..
Computer Blue segues into next song ..
Darling Nikki ..
The Beautiful Ones incl. 'backwards' , The Dance Electric / wind chime intro segues into next song .
When Doves Cry ..

I Would Die 4 U segues into next song ..
Baby I'm A Star . w/ Benton, Brooks, Safford & Sheila E. & band members

Purple Rain ..

America incl. When The Saints Go Marching In interpolation .
   *   Guest(s) (musicians not in the regular line up for this tour or show) performing, or lead vox / solo instrument performing on this song.

segues into next song  segues into next song;  [P] partial rendition.

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

8:00 PM / ? ? ? / 16,700 $ 17.50

Soundcheck Support Act(s)

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