Prince

29 Sept 1984, Prince and the Revolution started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, his second US No.1, and a No.7 hit in the UK. It was the opening track on both the album and the film Purple Rain. https://youtu.be/aXJhDltzYVQ Prince & The Revolution – Let’s […]

31 Aug 1984, ‘Purple Rain’ the movie-starring Prince opened at cinemas across the UK with special late night previews. The film grossed more than US $80 million at the box office and became a cult classic. https://youtu.be/TvnYmWpD_T8 Prince – Purple Rain (Official Video) I do not own this video nor do I claim anything off […]

4 Aug 1984, Prince started a 24 week run at the top of the US album charts with Purple Rain. His sixth studio album which features the hits 'When Doves Cry' and 'Let's Go Crazy', as well as the title track has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the seventh best-selling soundtrack album of […]

Prince – The Day I Was There is now also available as a Kindle Edition. This book takes readers on a fan’s eye view through the live career of one of the most charismatic, talented and much-mourned artists in music. Through the accounts of more than 300 fans, with previously unpublished photographs and an assortment […]

25 June 1984, Prince released his sixth studio album Purple Rain the first to feature his band the Revolution, and the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name. The first two singles from the album, 'When Doves Cry' and 'Let's Go Crazy', topped the US singles charts, and were hits around the world, […]

7 June 1958, born on this day, Prince Rogers Nelson, the American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career including the 1984 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'When Doves Cry'. His releases have sold over 80 million copies worldwide. He won seven Grammy Awards, […]

ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman WILLIAM DUVALL: How Losses Of PRINCE And CHRIS CORNELL Influenced ‘One Alone’ Album https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/alice-in-chains-frontman-william-duvall-how-losses-of-prince-and-chris-cornell-influenced-one-alone-album/ ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman WILLIAM DUVALL: How Losses Of PRINCE And CHRIS CORNELL Influenced ‘One Alone’ Album ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist William DuVall spoke to Ghost Cult magazine about how the suicides of SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell […]

21st April 2016, Prince was found dead at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57, after Police were summoned to his Paisley Park estate and found his body in a lift. The acclaimed and influential musician became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O' […]

19th April 1986, Prince started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Kiss.’ Prince also had the No.2 song ‘Manic Monday’, by The Bangles, which he wrote under the pseudonym ‘Christopher.’ https://youtu.be/H9tEvfIsDyo Prince – Kiss (Official Music Video) Prince's official music video for 'Kiss,' off of the 1986 album "Parade" […]

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