Don’t Let Him Fool Ya

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Don’t Let Him Fool Ya

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from the album 1999 Super Deluxe Edition
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 8 November 2019 - online
Album(s): 1999 Super Deluxe Edition
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
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

Don’t Let Him Fool Ya (also called Don’t Let Him Fool U and Don’t Let'Em Fool Ya) is an song recorded in the Spring of 1982 at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota (along with several other tracks that would re-appear over the next several years). The track focuses on bass guitar and drums, with embellishments by guitar and keyboards.

The song was released in 2019 as the ninth track on the Vault Tracks part 2 disc of a Super Deluxe Edition edition of the 1999 album and as a pre-release of that, three weeks ahead of the album’s release.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Spring 1982 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
3 May 1985 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Don’t Let Him Fool Ya 4:35 1999 Super Deluxe Edition

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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