Category: Prince

The opening of Paisley Park Studios

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In 1987 the Paisley Park Studios complex was opened in Chanhassen, Minneapolis. It would turn into the main home base for Prince and eventually into his home.

Paisley Park Studios 1988/1990

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Videos/impressions of Paisley Park Studios from 1988 to 1990, in honour of its opening on September 11, 1987.

FM op 5, Prince & A Pop Life

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On July 9th, 2022, I was interviewed by Dutch radio giant Felix Meurders. Topic of the day: the best show I ever witnessed!

Prince – Planet Earth

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In 2007 Prince released Planet Earth. Was the album just as good as the preceding 3121, or was it Musicology part 2?

Prince And The Revolution – Live

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In 1985 Prince And The Revolution played to an audience of millions. The audio recordings have been remastered and (finally) released seperately. It’s a beautiful document!

News: Prince and The Revolution: Live | Remixed & Remastered

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On June 3rd, 2022, the Prince & The Revolution album Live will be released, which was released on video in 1985. Remastered, so including great sound!

Jan Mulder, the Prince columns!

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From 1986 to 1996 Dutch writer Jan Mulder occasionally wrote about Prince. Only available in Dutch.

Prince – The 15 best guitar solos!

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This time the A Pop Life panel pondered the question which Prince guitar solo was the best of them all and came up with the ultimate list!

Prince’s Controversy: a new breed, stand up, organize!

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In 1981 Prince released his fourth album. Controversy was a remarkable album that kickstarted multiple new developments. A look back.

Prince – Controversy – Press

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Controversy, the album and the tour, were met with great enthusiasm in the press, as was the case with its predecessor Dirty Mind. However, attention in Europe was minimal. A collection of press clippings.

Prince and The Rolling Stones, 1981

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In 1981 Prince played two shows as support act to The Rolling Stones. How did the crowd react to the crossing of new wave and funk?

Prince & The Revolution overwhelm The Netherlands

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On August 18, 1986 I witnessed Prince live for the very first time. I wasn’t prepared for this overwhelming, exciting and pure genius show!

Prince and North Sea Jazz in 2011: three unforgettable nights in Rotterdam

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In 2011 Prince performed three nights in a row at the Dutch North Sea Jazz festival. The story of an unforgettable experience!

Prince – North Sea Jazz festival 2011 – The reviews

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This article contains the summations of the Dutch reviews of the three North Sea Jazz festival 2011 shows by Prince.

Prince fulfills his contract on Chaos And Disorder?

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In 1996 Warner Bros. released the TAFKAPrince album Chaos And Disorder. Was it just filler to fulfill contractual obligations?