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Prince Ensemble Nets $108,800 at Auction

The metallic blue ensemble Prince wore during his Rave Un2 the Year 2000 concert film was one of the top items at the Julien’s Auctions event held Friday, May 18, 2018.
Prince’s former wife Mayte Garcia also auctioned off a laminated photo of Prince when he was 10 years old and a five-piece set of Lenox china custom made for their February 14, 1996 wedding.
But Garcia isn’t the only one offering up Prince memorabilia for auction.
A surprising roster of close associates, employees, and friends are offering auction collections. … Continue readingPrince Ensemble Nets $108,800 at Auction

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‘Do Me Baby’ Prince & Miko Weaver: The Dynamic Duo

The Nude Tour is described as a greatest-hits concert tour of 1990-91. The tour featured the remaining members from The Revolution & uber talented guitarist Miko Weaver.
Miko Weaver came to the attention of Prince when he was a member of Sheila E.’s band. He was also picked to provide guitar for ‘The Family.’
When The Family dissolved, Weaver, stayed on for the Sign o’ the Times and Lovesexy tours. Weaver also participated in many studio sessions during this time. … Continue reading‘Do Me Baby’ Prince & Miko Weaver: The Dynamic Duo

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Prince & The Second Coming: It won’t be long… hopefully

“The Second Coming” is an unreleased treasure that is reportedly still in the vault. Prince had planned to release an album and film of the same title however, the project was abandoned shortly after the Controversy tour ended in 1982. The unreleased track “The Second Coming” was played over the PA systems before live Controversy tour concerts. The track has a distinct gospel feel while the lyrics make a political statement about gun control. The harmony is absolutely spine tingling. … Continue readingPrince & The Second Coming: It won’t be long… hopefully

Does Purple Rain Make You Emotional?

A simple piano version of “Purple Rain” is also the last song Prince played live as the closing number for his April 14, 2016 concert at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. He died a week later.
Most fans try not to imagine him being physically gone because he lives on through his music and the many lives he touched. Die-hard fans continue to honor his work and work to create a new generations of fans. If you’re reading this you are probably one of them. … Continue readingDoes Purple Rain Make You Emotional?

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Purple Rain Live Tour 1985: Exclusive Free Download!

Prince performed “Prince and the Revolution: Live” in Syracuse, NY at the University Carrier Dome on March 30, 1985. (free download)
The show was broadcast live throughout Europe as part of the 15th “Rock Night” live TV concert series. The two-hour show starts with “Let’s Go Crazy” and ends with an epic 20-minute version of “Purple Rain” with a 10-minute guitar solo. … Continue readingPurple Rain Live Tour 1985: Exclusive Free Download!

Graffiti Bridge: Maybe it Will Take People 30 Years to Get it

Was Graffiti Bridge terrible? For years Prince fans have struggled with this one. When the bad reviews rolled in Prince famously said:
“(It was) one of the purest, most spiritual, uplifting things I’ve ever done. It was non-violent, positive and had no blatant sex scenes. Maybe it will take people 30 years to get it. They trashed The Wizard of Oz at first, too.” … Continue readingGraffiti Bridge: Maybe it Will Take People 30 Years to Get it

Who is Better? Prince or Paula Abdul

Did you run out to buy Paula Abdul’s “Spellbound” album in 1991? Me neither.
Prince gave her a track entitled “U.” But perhaps her version should be called “Not U.” Prince’s version of the track entitled “All Eye Want Is U” is unreleased. It’s interesting to hear the two versions of the song. Abdul followed the lyrics exactly, but somehow they sound dramatically different. Listen and judge for yourself. … Continue readingWho is Better? Prince or Paula Abdul

Vintage Prince Auction Items Earn More Than $400,000

Several vintage Prince photographs, mementos, and a sealed copy of “The Black Album” earned more than $400,000 at auction in February 2018. Boston-based RR Auction opened bidding from February 8 to February 15.
The top five Prince auction items earned more than $130,000 alone.  The highest bid was for a rare sealed copy of “The Black Album” which went for more than $42,000. … Continue readingVintage Prince Auction Items Earn More Than $400,000

Prince Fan Favorite Adonis & Bathsheba Never Released

“Adonis & Bathsheba” is an unreleased track written and recorded by Prince on July 27, 1986. The song is a favorite among fans who were given the opportunity to vote on a number of tracks selected to be included on Crystal Ball Volume II. “Adonis & Bathsheba” was one of several song choices Prince played for fans during a Paisley Park event called “Prince: A Celebration” in June 2000. However, the project never made it to the public. … Continue readingPrince Fan Favorite Adonis & Bathsheba Never Released

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