As we remember Prince today on the one year anniversary of his death, it reminded me of a story Alicia Keys told at her recent concert at Foxwoods about having to call Prince to get clearance to cover his song "How Come You Don't Call Me". She also shared this story with Jimmy Fallon last month.
Alicia Keys was clueless about having to ask permission from the Purple One himself in order to sing a Prince song on her debut album until he gave her a call.
Oh by the way, he did say yes...
Alicia Keys' official music video for 'How Come You Don't Call Me'. Click to listen to Alicia Keys on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/AKeysSpot?IQid=AliciaKHCY As featured on Songs In A Minor.