Whenever

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Whenever

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Song details
Performer: Grand Central
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince, André Anderson (1974/1975, assumed) David Rivkin ( 1976, assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Whenever is an unreleased instrumental track initially put to reel-to-reel tape in 1974 at the Cookhouse Studios. The recording-session was a result of winning a North Commons Park battle-of-the-band contest, where the prize was $75 and 8 hours recording time at the Cookhouse Studios. Other songs recorded in the session were You Remind Me Of Me, It's Too Late and Love Unlimited's instrumental Love's Theme. In late 1975 or early 1976 it was recorded again by the Grand Central core band of Prince, André Anderson and Morris Day, at ASI Studio, Minneapolis, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as 39th St. Party, Lady Pleasure, Machine, You're Such A Fox and Grand Central). The sessions were engineered and overseen by David Rivkin (who is assumed to have produced the tracks also). It is not known if the track was considered for inclusion on any project.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
1974 Cookhouse Studios,
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Basic tracking
Early 1976 ASI Studio,
Minneapolis, MN, USA
re-take
Recording Personnel

1974 version

  • Prince - guitar and keyboard
  • Charles Smith - drums and vocals
  • André Anderson - bass guitar
  • Linda Anderson - keyboards and vocals
  • William Doughty - percussion and vocals


1976 version


Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Whenever Studio Recorded early 1974
Whenever Studio Recorded early 1976


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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