Song of the Day – “Manic Monday” – The Bangles

The Bangles were made up with many fine musicians – one was part of the Runaways, another couple were in the Continental Drifters, and Susannah Hoffs has a series of cover albums with Matthew Sweet that are terrific. But this huge hit has a “Raspberry Beret” vibe that comes completely from the song’s composer, an artist known formerly and forever as Prince.

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