Over the course of his 33 year career, Prince has been linked with some of the most beautiful women in the world.  Their relationships would inform some of his best work.

Samples of History: Inheriting Prince’s Funk

Check out our (more than likely incomplete) gallery of women Prince has officially (or rumored to be) involved with like Susan Moonsie of Apollonia 6 and Vanity 6, who is reportedly was the inspiration for Prince’s classic single “When Doves Cry.”   Also included is Susannah Melvoin, the twin sister of Prince’s guitar player in the Revolution, who inspired the bulk of Prince’s golden era love songs, and actress Kim Basinger, who was rumored to have had a fling with Prince in the late 80s when she starred as Vicki Vale in Batman.  Basinger also appeared on the 12″ single for Prince’s steamy ballad “Scandalous.”

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