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The official video for Prince's version of "Manic Monday" from is out now, and includes historic archival footage of Prince rehearsing for his massive Purple Rain Tour in 1984.
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Prince Jun 21
The new album is available everywhere now via . Hear Prince’s original renditions of the hits he gave to other artists, from “Jungle Love” and “The Glamorous Life” to “Manic Monday.”
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Prince Jun 21
Of all the artists that Prince would collaborate with during the prolific era of the mid-1980s, ' presence in the studio was the most consistent. She appears on three tracks on : "Baby, You're a Trip," "Jungle Love," and "Manic Monday."
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Prince Jun 20
From the raw, passionate delivery on the ballad "Gigolos Get Lonely Too" to the playful "Jungle Love," features Prince's renditions of the hits he wrote for one of his first proteges, The Time.
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Prince Jun 19
Peggy McCreary worked closely with Prince in the early 1980s and engineered the historic original recordings of songs like "Manic Monday," "Noon Rendezvous" and "Jungle Love." She shares her reflections in the liner notes to , out June 21 on .
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Prince Jun 18
From Jamie Starr and Alexander Nevermind to Camille, Christopher, and Joey Coco, Prince used pseudonyms to subvert the industry's expectations and explore different facets of his creative persona.
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Prince Jun 17
"I knew it was an incredible gift," the Bangles' lead singer told the , remembering back to the day she picked up the cassette of "Manic Monday" from Sunset Sound. "It was like putting on the slipper in a fairy tale."
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Prince Jun 14
Of the many surprises included on the new , “You’re My Love” stands out. It's a song Prince gave to country icon , who released his version in 1986, and the original recording captures a unique, crooning vocal performance from Prince.
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Prince Jun 12
“Nothing Compares 2 U” was a staple of Prince's live performances throughout his career. But it wasn’t until 2018 that the world heard his original recording, which he gave to his side project The Family for their 1985 debut.
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Prince Jun 9
The new Prince album Originals is available to stream now exclusively on , with a wider release coming June 21 via . Hear the original Prince recordings of "Manic Monday," "The Glamorous Life," "Jungle Love" & more.
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Prince Jun 7
On June 7, 1958, a true original was born. For Prince Rogers Nelson, he considered that date in 1958 his only birthday. "I don't celebrate birthdays, so that stops me from counting days, which stops me from counting time," he said in 1999.
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Prince May 31
Starting this Saturday, PBS viewers across the U.S. will have the opportunity to catch Prince In Concert: Rave Un2 the Year 2000, Prince's historic turn-of-the-millennium New Year's Eve party held at . Check your local listings for broadcast times.
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Prince May 25
“James Brown played a big influence in my style. When I was about 10 years old, my stepdad put me on the stage with him, and I danced a little bit until the bodyguard took me off." — Prince, , July 1985
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Prince May 12
Prince's mother, Mattie Della (Shaw) Baker, was a singer in the Prince Rogers Trio and a longtime social worker in the Minneapolis public schools. She could often be seen attending Prince's hometown events. Photo Credit: Tyka Nelson
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Prince May 9
Prince's Debut TV Interview from 1985 via
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Prince May 9
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Prince May 7
The legendary Grammy winning, chart-topping artist was hugely influential to a young Prince, who would often cite him as a musical inspiration.
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Prince May 5
“He was free. He was fearless. He was music. He was rock and roll. I am because he was.”
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Prince May 3
After making a lauded debut in 2018, 4U: The Music of Prince with Symphony returns May 7. Find the full listing of tour dates at .
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Prince May 2
In his first ever interview, which was published in his high school newspaper just 18 months before he signed to , Prince expressed frustration that he hadn't been discovered yet.
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