Elvis Costello Covers Unreleased PRINCE Song “Moonbeam Levels” For Tribute

Elvis Costello & Princess  Photo: Griffin Lotz for RollingStone.com

Tonight in New York City, there will be a tribute to PRINCE at Carnegie Hall with Questlove, D'Angelo, fDeluxe, Maya Rudolph, Wendy Melvoin, Blind Boys Of Alabama and others. Last night, they had a rehearsal where Elvis Costello covered "Moonbeam Levels", an unreleased song by the icon.

Elvis Costello was joined by Princess with Maya Rudolph. Ahh. Um. Yea.

Fred Armisen, Members of Deluxe, Maya Rudolph's Princess and the Roots perform at City Winery in New York during the open rehearsal for the Prince tribute concert. Griffin Lotz for RollingStone.com


Diagnosis: Yesterday I tried to write a novel.....


Video: “The Voice” Coaches Cover Prince

"The Voice" kicked of season 2 episode 2 with a Prince medley and it was....well...not a hot mess.

They kicked it off with "1999" and then Cee Lo did "Little Red Corvette" wearing a red outfit similar to a gold one Prince wore on his last tour. Adam Levine covered "I Wanna Be Your Lover" that needed a little more chicken scratch to me than what was provided. Also, what is up with country artists covering "Kiss" and not realizing it is NOT working?

So what did you think of Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton's Prince medley tribute?-DocFB

Diagnosis: Prince should show them how it's done...but would he?


Andy Allo & Prince Cover Amy Winehouse’s “Love Is A Losing Game”

Amy Winehouse  File Photo

Amy Winehouse File Photo

This is really cool.  Andy Allo posted on her Facebook Fan Page an acoustic version of "Love Is A Losing Game" by Amy Winehouse that her and Prince covered after Amy Winehouse's untimely passing.

Prince & Andy Allo. Photo : NPG Records 2011

It sounds like it is done backstage or recorded on the fly like "Guitar" was last week.  There is nothing spoken about Amy but this is one of Prince's favorite Amy Winehouse songs that he has been doing live for years.  In 2007,  Amy Winehouse performed it with Prince during his record-breaking O2 run in London. This features Andy on vocals and Prince (?) on guitar as he is credited on the track.

Check it out:

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Nice tribute. Amy.  Sigh.-Dr.FB

Diagnosis:  Love Really Is A Losing Game

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BET Awards UPDATE!!! Will Prince Perform?????

Prince. Photo: Jet Magazine.Mike Ruiz
Prince. Photo: Jet Magazine.Mike Ruiz

Prince. Photo: Jet Magazine.Mike Ruiz

"You change your mind, like a girl changes clothes."-Katy Perry

Bear with me everyone.  I am with you on this, OK?

So our funkenbabies report that Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Ezperanza Spaulding and Patti Labelle killed it at rehearsal for the Prince tribute, performing a mix of songs from his back catalog that were, quite simply, amazing.  

Missing from the tribute; Chaka Khan and Prince.

We hear that Prince did not make it to rehearsal and depending on who you talk to, he was either supposed to be there or he wasn't . 

I love it. I can only laugh.  This is Prince.  So unpredictable.  I love it.

So because of this, Prince MAY or MAY NOT be performing tomorrow night at the BET Awards.  We hope he does join them on stage and whatever happens, it will be a great night for the Purple One.

So we ask you this...will he or won't he?

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P.S. Prince is on the cover of Jet magazine this week and this is one of the photos from it.-Dr.FB