Throwback: Cyndi Lauper-When You Were Mine
Cyndi Lauper covered Prince’s “When You Were Mine” on her 1983 debut album, She’s So Unusual. “When You Were Mine” was on Prince’s Dirty Mind album from 1980 which was critically acclaimed for his melding of R&B, funk and new wave while lyrically addressing love, incest and oral sex. Lauper became a pop star because of the seven hit singles from the album and she also became friends with Prince. “When You Were Mine” became a staple of Lauper’s live shows and favored by most Prince fans.