Prince Inside the Music and the Masks

    St Martin's Griffin
    • Book (450g) 9781250127549£12.99 £6.00
      In stockAdd to Bag

    NEW USA IMPORT PAPERBACK £6 BARGAIN!

    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.

    Other Releases by Prince

    PrinceChaos, Disorder, and RevolutionBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF !!!!! "Prince: Life and Times" is an authoritative chronicle of his career to date, covering every album, every movie, and every...
    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
    • Prince – Why the Butterflies
    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"...
        PrinceLovesexyPaisley Park
        Prince's 10th studio album, and a very spiritual one, exploring the struggle between virtue and sin. Mostly a solo effort, but the occasional track...
          PrincePrinceNPG Records
          Classic self titled album from the legend himself! Includes the disco funk bullet - "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
            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...
              PrincePrince (1979)Warner Brothers
              His second album from way back in 1979 featuring "Sexy Dancer" and the original version of "I Feel For You"

                People also bought

                Brazilian JiveFrom Samba to Bossa and RapReaktion Books
                60% off RRP!In Brazilian Jive, David Treece uncovers the genius of Brazilian song, both as a sophisticated, articulate art form crafted out of the dialogue...
                • Book (600g)£14.95 £6.00
                  Out of stock
                Theory of African MusicVolume 1
                Taken together, these comprehensive volumes offer an authoritative account of the music of Africa. One of the most prominent experts on the subject, Gerhard...
                • Book (800g)£24.99
                  Out of stock
                The Mighty Clouds Of JoyTruth Is The Power (1977)ABC Records
                Uplifting gospel soul. Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (in orig shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
                  • Original LP£12.00
                    Out of stock
                  The Roots Of The Bluesby Samuel ChartersDa Capo Paperback
                  Secondhand out-of-print edition paperback
                  Theory of African MusicVolume 2
                  Taken together, these comprehensive volumes offer an authoritative account of the music of Africa. One of the most prominent experts on the subject, Gerhard...
                  • Book (800g)£24.99
                    Out of stock
                  Lou RawlsCarryin' On (1966)Capitol
                  From Lou's classic period on Capitol produced by David Axelrod, and as the sleevenotes say: Lou - easy and natural; sidemen - loose and groovy!  Original...
                    VoodooBy Kyle KristosJ. B.Lippincott (1976)
                    Pointing out the elements of Catholicism that coexist with the drums, trances, and animal sacrifice, Kristos catalogues the chief loa (lesser gods),...
                    • Original Book (200g)£20.00
                      Original first edition paperback in good condition except sticker removal mark on spine
                      In stockAdd to Bag
                    Jazz StylesHistory And AnalysisPrentice Hall
                    America’s most widely used introduction to jazz, it teaches the chronology of jazz by showing students how to listen and what to notice in each style. Secondhand...
                    • Original Book (900g)£9.00
                      Out of stock
                    Musical Gumbo: The Music Of New Orleansby Grace Lichtenstein & Laura DanknerW. W. Norton
                    Rare out-of-print book about New Orleans music. Loads of stuff about 50s and 60s r'n'b. KILLER! Out of print USA hardback - original copy w/dustjacket...
                    The Bermuda StrollersBermuda Strollers '73 (1973)Edmar
                    funky Caribbean gears Original USA Vinyl LP VG/Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                      The Clash FAQAll That s Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers
                      OVER 50% OFF!!!Founded by guitarist Mick Jones and fronted by the legendary Joe Strummer, the Clash had the charisma of Elvis, the integrity of the Beatles,...
                      Raising Hell: The Reign, Ruin, and Redemption of "Run-D.M.C." and Jam Master Jayby Ronin RoAmistad
                      Hip-hop fans of all ages will delight in this gripping tale of sex, drugs and rock n'rap. Secondhand USA paperback book ex library w/stamps.
                      • Book (500g)£7.00
                        Out of stock
                      Pete CondéEste Negro Si Es Sabroso (1976)Fania Records
                      Rare salsa on Fania. Original vinyl, has sleeve wear
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Out of stock
                        Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?A Memoir by George ClintonAtria Books
                        Import USA Paperback edition book OVER 50% OFF! Now, finally, after fifty years in the business, George Clinton is ready to deliver the whole P-Funk saga....
                        • Book (800g)£14.99 £6.99
                          Out of stock
                        Yes Yes Y'all: The Experience Music Project Oral History of Hip Hop's First Decadeby Jim Fricke and Charlie AhearnThe Perseus Press
                        WICKED oral history of early rap. Essential! Secondhand out of print paperback.
                        Coleman HawkinsBy Burnett JamesSpellmount
                        Second-hand ex-library hardback book
                        • Original Book (200g)£8.00
                          Out of stock
                        Brook BentonDo Your Own Thing (1969)Cotillion
                        Hard to find soul LP. Orig. USA 1969 Cotillion/Atlantic Records
                          • Original LP£20.00
                            Out of stock
                          Black Music Of Two Worlds (1972)John Storm RobertsOriginal Music
                          Essentiall music book about African and New World Afro-musics of the Caribbean and US. S/hand original out of print well groovy paperback.
                          • Original Book (600g)£30.00
                            Out of stock
                          UptownPortrait of a Chicago Neighborhood in the Mid-1970sChicago's Book Press
                          Wicked photogrpahy book. This book of striking black and white photographs forms a fascinating time capsule. The photos, taken during the mid 1970s,...
                          • Book (1.6kg)£30.00 £14.00
                            Out of stock
                          Kris OkotieI Need Someone (1980)Phonodisk
                          Afro-Disco Boogie Funk Original Nigerian Vinyl G ONLY/Sleeve G ONLY+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and...
                          • Kris Okotie – I Need Someone
                          • Kris Okotie – You Are My Woman
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Out of stock
                          Talking 'Bout Your MamaThe Dozens, Snaps, And The Deep Roots Of RapOxford University Press
                          Import USA Paperback edition book From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher,...
                          Bunny MackLet Me Love You (1980)Win Records
                          Rare independent Nigerian boogie funk. Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl G only , sleeve Fair only so cheap £40 to £10+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                          • Bunny Mack – Let Me Love You
                          • Bunny Mack – Love You Forever
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Out of stock
                          Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers InternationalJim´s SpecialSposa
                          Quality album of Igbo highlife.Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG, sleeve F (wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                          • Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers International – Jim´s Special
                          • Original LP£25.00
                            Out of stock