17 Days – Living Colour (#551)

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17 Days – Living Colour

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Originally released by Prince in 1984 as the B-Side to “When Doves Cry”, a pre-release single from the Purple Rain album. It was covered by Living Colour in 1993 as the B-Side to “Leave It Alone” a pre-release single from their third album, Stain. 

Personnel:

Written By: Prince, Lisa Coleman, Dr. Fink, Wendy Melvoin 
Vocals: Corey Glover
Guitar: Vernon Reid
Bass: 
Doug Wimbish
Drums: 
Will Calhoun
Producer: Ron St. Germain & Living Colour
Record Label: Epic / Sony

Lyrics:

Genius
Song Meanings

Releases

Original Release: Living Colour – Leave It Alone / 17 Days / Ignorance Is Bliss (Live) / Hemp (Full Version) (Single) 
Original Release Date: 1993

Additional Releases:

1993 – Stain (European Version) 
1993 – Dread 
1998 – Various Artists – The Prince Songbook – Symbolism

Covers:

1984 – Prince (Original) 
1985 – O’Chi Brown
2012 – DâM-FunK
2016 – Susan Voelz
2017 – Brenda Bennett 
2017 – Ronnue 

Links:

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