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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        PrinceMusicologyThe Prince Estate
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          PrincePiano & A Microphone 1983Rhino
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