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from the album Piano & A Microphone 1983
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 21 September 2018 - Piano & A Microphone 1983
Album(s): Piano & A Microphone 1983
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

Wednesday is the seventh track on the 2018 posthumous album Piano & A Microphone 1983, documenting a solo piano rehearsal by Prince from 1983.

A studio version of the track was recorded on 23 October 1983 at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. It was intended to be sung by Jill Jones in the movie Purple Rain, who sang her vocal for it the next day and was included as the fifth track on a 7 November 1983, configuration of Purple Rain. The recording is believed to have been a performance by Prince with Jill Jones, without other musicians.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Late Summer - Autumn 1983 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Rehearsal recording
23 October 1983 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Tracking re-recording
24 October 1983 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Jill Jones vocals
Recording Personnel

Released version

Unreleased version

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Wednesday 1:59 Piano & A Microphone 1983 'Rehearsal' a.k.a. Wednesday (Piano & A Microphone 1983 Version)

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Wednesday Studio Prince guide vocal
Wednesday Studio Jill Jones vocals
Additional Information

See also Trivia

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