Call Of The Wild

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Call Of The Wild

Song details
Performer: Prince and the Revolution
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Call Of The Wild is an unreleased track recorded in late July, 1985 at the Crosstown Circle Warehouse, Eden Prairie, MN, USA. Susannah Melvoin had prompted Prince to listen to some music by British rock band Led Zeppelin, which inspired Prince to write this heavy rock track. Susan Rogers and Peggy McCreary mixed the track in September, 1985, when Prince was considering it for use on Parade. It was not included on any known configuration of the album, however, and Prince may have thought it did not fit musically. The track remains unreleased.

While it is not known if the recording included participation from other Revolution bandmembers, the song is listed here as a Prince and the Revolution recording based on the timing of its recording and its consideration for the Parade album, which was released under the name Prince and the Revolution.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Late July, 1985 Crosstown Circle Warehouse, Eden Prairie, MN, USA Initial tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments, except where noted (assumed)
  • Other recording personnel unknown

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Call Of The Wild Studio Recorded late July, 1985

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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