Prince on 'Saturday Night Live': The Songs We Hope to Hear

Prince, 2014
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It's been announced that tonight on Saturday Night Live Prince will eschew the typical two separate song performance and instead play one uninterrupted eight-minute jam in the middle of the broadcast. 

While it seems most likely that he'll perform some stuff off his two new albums (3RDEYEGIRL will be joining him), we can't help but hope that a few of those minutes might be a Super Bowl-esque medley of some older hits. There is some kind of a tie-in: It's the 30th (!) anniversary of Purple Rain this year, so if he wanted to break into a little bit of "When Doves Cry," no one would complain.

Prince on 'Saturday Night Live': Look Back at Past Impressions

We polled the (candy-drunk) Billboard office Friday afternoon about what their dream Prince Saturday Night Live setlist would contain. Here are just a few of the tunes people are hoping Prince might give fans a few bars of: 

-"Sexy M.F."
-"I Want to Be Your Lover"
-"Let's Go Crazy"
-"Sign of the Times"
-"Little Red Corvette"
-"When Doves Cry"
-"Let's Go Crazy"
-"Take Me With U"

Needless to say, there's a lot of expectation. If he goes back through his catalog, what do you hope to hear? 


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