Don’t Let ’Em Change U

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Don’t Let 'Em Change U

from the album GCS 2000
Song details
Performer: Graham Central Station
First Released: 2 February 1999 - GCS 2000 album
Album(s): GCS 2000
Writer(s): Larry Graham
Producer(s): Larry Graham and Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
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 'Em Change U is the seventh track (sixth song) on Graham Central Station’s eighth studio album GCS 2000. The song was written by Larry Graham, and produced by Larry Graham and Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png), who also appears as a musician.

While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place between November 1997, and January 1998, at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The song is bookended by two segues telling the story of a girl who is studying and resists the temptation to go to a party instead.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
November 1997 - January 1998 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Recording Personnel
  • Larry Graham - vocals and bass guitar
  • Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)- additional vocals and all other instruments, except where noted (uncredited)
  • Marva King – background vocals
  • Latia Graham – background vocals

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Don’t Let 'Em Change U 5:47 GCS 2000 Studio

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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