How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore

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How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore

1999 single.jpg
single art for 1999
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included on The Hits / The B-Sides
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 24 September 1982 - 1999 single
Album(s): The Hits / The B-Sides
Girl 6
One Nite Alone... Live!
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
Performed occasionally in shows:

How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore was released as the b-side on the single 1999, the first single from Prince's fifth album 1999.

In 1993, it was included as the 16th track on The B-Sides compilation (included as the third and final disc on The Hits / The B-Sides).

In 1996, the song was also included as the eleventh track on the soundtrack album Girl 6 (a compilation of music by Prince and associated artists for the movie Girl 6, directed by Spike Lee). In late 1998, it was included on the re-issue of the 1999 single.

In 2002, a live version of the track was included as the sixteenth track on the second disc of the One Nite Alone... Live! album (along with Xenophobia, Extraordinary, Avalanche, Family Name, Raspberry Beret, The Everlasting Now, EyeBlue.png Wanna B Ur Lover, Diamonds & Pearls, The Beautiful Ones and Nothing Compares 2 U from the same show).

Initial tracking for How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore took place at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA on 26 April 1982 (the day after Free, two days before Something In The Water (Does Not Compute)).


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
26 April 1982 Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA Initial tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore 3:50 1999 - single

The Hits / The B-Sides
Girl 6
1999 single re-issue

Studio
How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore 5:06 One Nite Alone... Live! Live 30 April 2002, Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Portland, OR, USA
Video Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore 5:05 Prince And The Revolution: Live VHS/laserdisc Live 30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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