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|performer                = [[Prince and the Revolution]]
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|first released           = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/July_29|29 July 1985]] - [[Album: Prince And The Revolution: Live|Prince And The Revolution: Live]][[Home_Video:_Double_Live|Double Live]] home video (unlisted as part of [[Take Me With U]] and [[Do Me, Baby]])<br>
|Composed by                  = ''anonymous''  
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[[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/May 15|15 May 2020]] - [[Album: Prince And The Revolution: Live|Prince And The Revolution: Live]] (audio listed as '''Yankee Doodle Dandy''')
|First known live performance = [[04 November 1984|4 November 1984: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI, USA]]
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|Played live in               = [[All Concerts#1984|1984]] (as a keyboard interlude), [[All Concerts#1985|1985]] (as a keyboard interlude)
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|writer(s)                = - ''(traditional, standard'', ca. 1775)
|Categories                  = [[Category:1984]][[Category:1985]][[Category:Cover Songs]][[Category:Cover Songs (Live)]]  
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|producer(s)              = [[Prince]]
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|introduction              = '''Yankee Doodle Dandy''', a cover version of the traditional standard '''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yankee_Doodle Yankee Doodle]''' from the 18th century, was played live regularly by [[Prince and the Revolution]] as a transition on the [[Purple Rain Tour]] between [[Take Me With U]] and [[Do Me, Baby]]. When the [[Home_Video:_Double_Live|Double Live]] home video of the [[30 March 1985|30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA]] concert was released in July 1985, the track was included, but was not listed, and when the show was included on DVD as part of the [[Album: Purple Rain Deluxe|Purple Rain ''Deluxe Expanded Edition'']] album, it was tracked separately and listed as 'Interlude', but with no mention of it on the artwork. When the same show became available as the posthumous digital album [[Album: Prince And The Revolution: Live|Prince And The Revolution: Live]] in 2020, the track received the title '''Yankee Doodle Dandy''', although this is a common misnaming of the original 1700s song title, which was '''Yankee Doodle''' (read more about the track [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yankee_Doodle here]).
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|date                      = [[30 March 1985]]
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|studio                    = [[Carrier Dome|Carrier Dome]], Syracuse, NY, USA
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|additional info          = Live recording
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*[[Prince]] - keyboards
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*[[Bobby Z.]] - drums
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*[[Lisa Coleman]] - keyboards
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*[[Dr. Fink]] - keyboards
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|5= [[30 March 1985|30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA]]
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|1= ’’'''Interlude’’'''
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|2= 6:46
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|3= [[Home_Video:_Double_Live| Prince And The Revolution: Live]] VHS/laserdisc<br>
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[[Album: Purple Rain Deluxe|Purple Rain ''Deluxe Expanded Edition'' – Live at the Carrier Dome (DVD)]]
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|5= [[30 March 1985|30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA]]
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|first live appearance    = [[23 September 1984|23 September 1984: Bogart’s, Cincinnati, OH, USA]] <br>
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*[[07 April 1985|7 April 1985: Orange Bowl, Miami, FL, USA]]
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|performed regularly on    = [[Purple Rain Tour]]
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|performed occasionally in = [[All Concerts#1984|1984]] (as instrumental keyboard interlude), [[All Concerts#1985|1985]] (as instrumental keyboard interlude)
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|see also                  = [[Home_Video:_Double_Live|Double Live]] home video<br>
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*[[Album: Purple Rain Deluxe|Purple Rain ''Deluxe Expanded Edition'']] album<br>
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*[[Album: Prince And The Revolution: Live|Prince And The Revolution: Live]] album
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|categories                = [[Category:1984]][[Category:1985]][[Category:Cover Songs]][[Category:Cover Songs (Live)]][[Category:Recorded 1985]]
 
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Latest revision as of 14:38, 25 September 2020

Wild World   < < < Non-Prince Songs All Prince Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Yellow Gold
Yankee Doodle Dandy

Live.jpg
from the album Prince And The Revolution: Live
Song details
Performer: Prince and the Revolution
First Released: 29 July 1985 - Prince And The Revolution: LiveDouble Live home video (unlisted as part of Take Me With U and Do Me, Baby)

15 May 2020 - Prince And The Revolution: Live (audio listed as Yankee Doodle Dandy)

Album(s): Prince And The Revolution: Live
Writer(s): - (traditional, standard, ca. 1775)
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
Performed regularly on tour:
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • 1984 (as instrumental keyboard interlude), 1985 (as instrumental keyboard interlude)

Yankee Doodle Dandy, a cover version of the traditional standard Yankee Doodle from the 18th century, was played live regularly by Prince and the Revolution as a transition on the Purple Rain Tour between Take Me With U and Do Me, Baby. When the Double Live home video of the 30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA concert was released in July 1985, the track was included, but was not listed, and when the show was included on DVD as part of the Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition album, it was tracked separately and listed as 'Interlude', but with no mention of it on the artwork. When the same show became available as the posthumous digital album Prince And The Revolution: Live in 2020, the track received the title Yankee Doodle Dandy, although this is a common misnaming of the original 1700s song title, which was Yankee Doodle (read more about the track here).

No studio recording of the track is believed to exist.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
30 March 1985 Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA Live recording
Recording Personnel

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Yankee Doodle Dandy 3:53 Prince And The Revolution: Live Live 30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA
Video Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
’’Interlude’’ 6:46 Prince And The Revolution: Live VHS/laserdisc

Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition – Live at the Carrier Dome (DVD)

Live 30 March 1985, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
Wild World   < < < All Songs Unreleased Songs > > >   Yellow Gold