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Prince finished his three-night ‘Welcome 2 Chicago’ residency at United Center (setlist, video)

Prince at the United Center on 9.26.2012 (photo by Henry O. Young)
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Prince polished off his third of three Chicago shows at the United Center on Wednesday night (9/26), bringing a close to his Welcome 2 Chicago residency. Unlike his controversial opening show at the venue, both Tuesday night (9/25) and last night’s performances went off without a hitch. After Janelle Monae got the crowd warmed up, Prince kicked off his headlining set with “Controversy,” the title track of his 1981 album. The 23-song set, complete with two encores, included “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Little Red Corvette,” a cover of Sly & The Family Stone’s “Everyday People,” and of course “Purple Rain.”

Did you attend any one of the three shows? How about a “Purple After Jam” aftershow at the House of Blues? What did you think?

The setlist from Prince’s Wednesday night (9/26) performance at the United Center, and a video of him performing “Purple Rain” are below…

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Prince – “Purple Rain” (Welcome 2 Chicago 9/26/12)

Prince’s Band: (via Prince Vault)
Prince (vox, guitar, (sampler) keyboard), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Cassandra O’Neal (keyboards, vox), Mike Scott (guitar), Shelby J. (vox, tambourine), Elisa Dease (vox, tambourine), Liv Warfield (vox, tambourine)

Guests:
Janelle Monáe (vox), Maceo Parker (saxophone), Ledisi (vox), Andy Allo (guitar), ‘unidentifed bassplayer’ (bass), Damaris Lewis (dance), Sylvester Onyejiaka (saxophone), BK Jackson (saxophone), Marcus Anderson (saxophone), Adrian Crutchfield (saxophone), Keith Anderson (saxophone), Lynn Grissett (trumpet), Steve Reid (trumpet), Roy Agee (trombone), Joey Rayfield (trombone) (T.B.C.), Nick Marchione (trumpet) (T.B.C.), Phil Lassiter (trumpet) (T.B.C.)

Prince — 9/26 United Center Setlist:
Controversy
Let’s Go Crazy
Delirious
1999
Little Red Corvette
Take Me With U
Raspberry Beret
Cream (with Maceo Parker)
Cool (with Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough interpolation)
Joy in Repetition (with Maceo Parker)
Let’s Work
Extraloveable
U Got The Look
Everyday People (Sly & The Family Stone cover)
Mountains
The Dance Electric
Purple Rain
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How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore
Do Me, Baby
I Wanna Be Your Lover
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The Bird (The Time cover)
Jungle Love (The Time cover)
The Glamorous Life (Sheila E. cover)

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