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Hit n’ Run Tour 2000

2000/1

Give me what I made back to me…

To celebrate his return to his birth name following the expiration of his recording contract with Warner Brothers, Prince embarked on a Hit And Run Tour to both capitalise on and return to playing his live again the hits he recorded when signed to Warner Brothers.

This was also his first opportunity to tour the USA, which he did throughout 2000 but with its shows announced at very short notice. The tour ran for 30 dates and culminated in a week long Celebration at Paisley Park studios for which was also opened to fans. This event also marked Prince’s birthday (June 7th) and was repeated in subsequent years. The Hit And Run Tour 2000 was essentially a greatest hits show and not in support of any album, however it did serve to hone this backing band for the live recording sessions of The Rainbow Children.

Performers

Vocals/Guitar
Prince
Drums
John Blackwell
Keyboards
Morris Hayes
Kip Blackshire
Bass Guitar
Rhonda Smith
Saxophone
Najee
Dancer
Geneva

Total dates played

Sample setlist

  1. Uptown
  2. Controversy
  3. Mutiny
  4. The Work Part 1
  5. Cream
  6. Little Red Corvette
  7. I Wanna Be Your Lover
  8. Sexy Dancer
  9. Housequake
  10. The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
  11. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
  12. Do Me, Baby
  13. Scandalous!
  14. Diamonds And Pearls
  15. The Beautiful Ones
  16. Nothing Compares 2 U
  17. Let’s Go Crazy
  18. Take Me With U
  19. Raspberry Beret
  20. Darling Nikki
  21. When Doves Cry
  22. Computer Blue
  23. I Would Die 4 U
  24. Baby I’m A Star
  25. Purple Rain
  26. Kiss
  27. Gett Off
  28. Come On

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