05 March 1985

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Purple Rain Tour
5 March 1985
Venue Cow Palace
City, Country Daly City, California, USA
Band Prince (vox, guitar, keyboard), Bobby Z. (drums), Brown Mark (bass), Wendy Melvoin (guitar), Lisa Coleman (keyboards), Dr. Fink (keyboards), Eric Leeds (saxophone)
Guest(s) Jerome Benton (dance), Greg Brooks (dance), Wally Safford (dance), Sheila E. (percussion), Miko Weaver (guitar), Eddie M. (saxophone), Juan Escovedo (percussion), Susie Davis (tambourine)
Ticket courtesy of roaldbakker@hotmail.com
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Let’s Go Crazy Arrow.png
Delirious Arrow.png incl. Let’s Go Crazy instrumental reprise
1999 Arrow.png incl. Reveille [Int]
Little Red Corvette Arrow.png
Take Me With U
Do Me, Baby
17 Days
Let’s Pretend We’re Married incl. When The Saints Go Marching In [Int]
Computer Blue Arrow.png
Darling Nikki
The Beautiful Ones Arrow.png incl. 'backwards' The Dance Electric / wind chime intro
When Doves Cry
I Would Die 4 U Arrow.png
Baby I’m A Star w/ Sheila E., Miko Weaver, Eddie M., Juan Escovedo, Susie Davis, Jerome Benton, Greg Brooks & Wally Safford
Purple Rain w/ Sheila E., Miko Weaver, Eddie M., Juan Escovedo, Susie Davis & Jerome Benton

See here for index, code, and color legend

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

7:00 p.m. / ? ? 13,083 / sold out $17.50

  • The six Daly City shows were announced on 23 January 1985. Tickets for all six shows went on sale on 27 January 1985 and were all sold out within a day. 2,000 additional behind-the-stage seats that previously were unusable because of obscured view were made available for each show on 15 February 1985 after a change in the production plan. The 12,000 extra tickets also sold out quickly.
  • Jerk Out made its first known appearance in a soundcheck for this show, but did not make its (only) live appearance at a Prince show until 1990.
  • This show included the first known performance by Prince of When The Saints Go Marching In, as an interpolation in Let’s Pretend We’re Married.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

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