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Prince

Little Red Corvette

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  • Musical
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1983
  • 1999
  • 1983
  • 1982
  • 1984
  • 2011

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“Little Red Corvette” is a song by the American musician Prince. Released as a single from the album 1999 in 1983, the song was his biggest hit at the time, and his first to reach top-10 status in the U.S., peaking at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It was also his first single to perform better on the pop chart than the R&B chart, due to the pop/rock format of the song. The song combines a drum machine beat and slow synth buildup for the verses and a full rock chorus. Backing vocals were done by Lisa Coleman and the classic guitar solo was played by Dez Dickerson. In the song, Prince narrates a one-night stand with a beautiful but promiscuous woman (the “Little Red Corvette” of the title); although he enjoys the experience, he urges her to “slow down” and... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Little red corvette ... You need to find a love that's gonna last ... I guess that makes it all right

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This song is listed #108 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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