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Latest revision as of 22:27, 1 December 2019

The Ladder   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Lady Pleasure
Lady Cab Driver

1999.jpg
from the album 1999
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 27 October 1982 - 1999 album
Album(s): 1999
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • 1986, 2007 (clip only), 2012 (instrumental, during public soundcheck)

Lady Cab Driver is the ninth track on Prince's fifth album 1999, and, in 1983, was included as a b-side on some versions of the single Little Red Corvette, the album's second single.

Basic tracking took place on 7 July 1982 (the day after Moonbeam Levels, the day before Baby, You're A Trip) at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California. The song's music is very similar to the 1981 recorded Rearrange, almost as if 'Lady Cab Driver was a reinterpretation of that song. It also bares similarities to [The Stick]]


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
7 July 1982 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
19 January 1983 Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland FL Tour Demo version
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments, except where noted
  • Jill Jones - additional vocals (as "J.J.")


Tour Demo Version


Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Lady Cab Driver 8:25 1999

Little Red Corvette single
1999 Deluxe

Studio
Lady Cab Driver (Edit) 5:06 Little Red Corvette single

1999 Deluxe

Edit
Lady Cab Driver / I Wanna Be Your Lover / Head / Little Red Corvette (Tour Demo) 7:00 1999 Deluxe Live Recorded 19 January 1983, Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland FL
Video Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Lady Cab Driver 3:02 1999 Deluxe DVD Live 29 December 1982: The Summit, Houston, TX
Broadcasts/streaming
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Lady Cab Driver (Instrumental) T.B.C. Live concert TV broadcast Live 7 June 1986, Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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