The look on Prince’s face says it all. He doesn’t like David Letterman. He’s insulted by the wisecracking preamble about his new unpronounceable name and he’d rather be anywhere else than here, with “Slave” scrawled on his face, playing nice for another corporate bozo.
“Oh man, that’s one of my favourite performances on TV,” Morris Hayes chuckles. From the keyboard over the purple one’s right shoulder, he saw plenty of them as musical director of the New Power Generation between 1992 and 2012.