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What’s in a name- how do Prince albums get their titles?

So this actually started in my head the other day… it’s funny, the end of September was the anniversary of several Prince albums- Plectrum Electrum, Art Official Age and the Indigo Nights book/aftershow CD. And I think I saw a … Continue reading

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Tell him I’m rehearsing- 1983 Piano & Microphone review

This quote seemed appropriate to describe this release… I’d been going through Prince’s Musicology album from 2004 over the past couple weeks. Been writing a lot of stuff and hopefully people will get to read what I wrote and think … Continue reading

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PR deluxe Disc 2- Father’s Song

So I finally got to the final song on this disc, however months later… I have no idea. But it only felt right that I get this final song in the day before Piano & Mic drops. I remember hearing … Continue reading

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PR deluxe Disc 2- We Can Fuck

I think this is the first time I’m actually using a curse word for the title of a blog post… but because it’s the name of this particular Prince song and it is printed that way on the album’s back … Continue reading

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PR deluxe Disc 2- Katrina’s Paper Dolls

Another short one and another one I feel could have fit with the Vanity/Apollonia 6 material. This was basically Prince solo on Linn-drum doing his typical 80’s drum programming with some airy synths. The fact that the beat has a … Continue reading

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PR deluxe Disc 2- Velvet Kitty Cat

I’m kinda stunned how short this song was. After The Dance Electric went on for 10 minutes, Love & Sex for about 7 and of course Computer Blue at length goes beyond 11 minutes easily… but I didn’t expect such … Continue reading

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Another multi-album Prince playlist (2009-2014)

This is starting to become a thing, apparently… I should check my previous post to see if that last brainstorm also took place on a Tuesday and it’s been something my subconscious is doing to make the week go by … Continue reading

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“Nothing Compares” Prince playlist 1984-1986

Seems like every now and then, a certain era in Prince’s music really sticks out to me and I can be stuck on it for days at a time. It’s been like that with Around the World in a Day … Continue reading

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Summer in the 80’s- part 3

I have another potential Prince post in me, but with limited time tonight, I figured I’d do another of these. There are at least three songs I want to talk about. A couple I’d heard recently and I hadn’t heard … Continue reading

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ATWIAD in a rainstorm and then some…

Why are blank pages so damn intimidating? I have an idea for a post, but no title is coming. I’d been sitting on a soundboard show dating back to 1986- although I don’t know how that figures cuz according to … Continue reading

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