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I Feel For You
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“I Feel for You” is a song written by Prince that originally appeared on his 1979 self-titled album. It became a hit single in 1984 for female R&B singer Chaka Khan, appearing on her album, which was also called I Feel for You. Prince won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song in 1985 for writing the song.
Khan’s version featured an all-star supporting cast, with rapping from Melle Mel, keyboard and guitar by The System, and harmonica playing by Stevie Wonder. The song also uses vocal samples from Wonder’s “Fingertips”. The repetition of Khan’s name by rapper Melle Mel at the beginning of the song was originally a mistake made by producer Arif Mardin, who then decided to keep it.
This version of the song became a million-selling smash in the U.S. and UK, and it helped to... Read on...
Song lines: ♪ Let me rock you, Chaka Khan ... Chaka Khan, let me rock you ... Chaka Khan let me tell you what I wanna do ♫
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