Prince Inside the Music and the Masks

    St Martin's Griffin
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    Prince is the first book to give full treatment to his thirty-five-year career. Acclaimed music journalist Ronin Ro traces Prince's rise from anonymity in the late 70s, to his catapult to stardom in the 80s, to his reemergence in the twenty-first century as an artistic icon. Ro expertly chronicles his music and career, showing how Prince and his albums helped define and inspire a generation.

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    Prince1999 (Deluxe Edition)Warners / NPG Records
    Definitive, deluxe, remastered edition of this Prince classic! Inc. 7" edits, 12" mixes and promo versions
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      Prince was a musical genius, one of the most talented, beloved, accomplished, popular, and acclaimed musicians in pop history. But he wasn't only a musician―he...
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            • Prince – Make-Up
            • Prince – 100 MPH
            • Prince – You’re My Love
            • Prince – Holly Rock
            • Prince – Baby, You’re A Trip
            • Prince – The Glamorous Life
            • Prince – Gigolos Get Lonely Too
            • Prince – Love… Thy Will Be Done
            • Prince – Dear Michaelangelo
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            Prince3121The Prince Estate
            First time on LP!
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              PrincePlanet EarthThe Prince Estate
              Planet Earth is the thirty-second studio album by American recording artist Prince, featyring Guitar, Chelsea Rodgers and the Grammy award winning Future...
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                PrinceMusicologyThe Prince Estate
                28th studio album from Prince featuring Grammy award winning 'Musicology' & 'Call My Name'!
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                  PrincePiano & A Microphone 1983Rhino
                  Raw, intimate recording, which took place at the start of Prince’s career right before he achieved international stardom. The nine track, 35-minute album...
                  • Prince – 17 Days
                  • Prince – Purple Rain
                  • Prince – A Case of You
                  • Prince – Mary Don't You Weep
                  • Prince – Strange Relationship
                  • Prince – International Lover
                  • Prince – Wednesday
                  • Prince – Cold Coffee & Cocaine
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                  PrinceBy Matt ThorneFaber
                  Matt Thorne's "Prince", through years of research and interviews with ex-Revolution members such as Wendy and Lisa, is an account of a pop maverick whose...
                  PrinceControversyWarner Bros. Records
                  Classic 1981 album from Prince - Includes the hit single "Controversy" 
                    PrinceDirty MindWarner Bros. Records
                    Produced, arranged, and composed primarily by Prince in his home studio in Minneapolis, which gives it a demo-type of vibe. Includes singles "Uptown"...
                      PrinceSign "O" The TimesPaisley Park
                      This album surely stands as Prince's most complex and varied statement.
                        Prince4EverWarner Bros. Records
                        Collection of 40 of Prince's greatest hits, including the unreleased "Moonbeam Levels". Also includes never-before-seen photos of the most intuitive...
                          PrinceFor You (1978)Warner Brothers
                          Signed to a hefty record contract while still in his teens, Prince was only 19 when he wrote, produced and played all the instruments on this, his...
                            PrincePrince (1979)Warner Brothers
                            His second album from way back in 1979 featuring "Sexy Dancer" and the original version of "I Feel For You"

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