Purple Snow Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound

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  • 1. 94 East – If You See Me
  • 2. Aura – Taste Of Love
  • 3. Herman Jones – I Love You
  • 4. Orville Shannon – Oh Lover
  • 5. Mind & Matter – I'm Under Your Spell
  • 6. Haze – Waiting For The Moment
  • 7. Prophets Of Peace – Get It On
  • 8. Cohesion – Expense
  • 9. Mind & Matter – Sunshine Lady
  • 10. The Lewis Connection – Higher
  • 11. Flyte Tyme – It's The Things That You Do
  • 12. Herman Jones – Ladie
  • 13. Michael A. Dixon and J.O.Y. – You're All I Need
  • 14. Music, Love & Funk – Stone Lover
  • 15. Cohesion – Cohesion
  • 16. Haze – I Do Love My Lady
  • 17. The Lewis Connection – Got To Be Something Here
  • 18. Walter Lewis & the Blue Stars – I Have Love at Home
  • 19. Flyte Tyme – I've Got You On My Mind
  • 20. Quiet Storm – Can You Deal With It
  • 21. Steven – Quick
  • 22. The Stylle Band – If You Love Me
  • 23. The Girls – I've Got My Eyes On You
  • 24. Sue Ann Carwell – Should I Or Should I Not?
  • 25. Alexander O'Neal – Do You Dare
  • 26. Ronnie Robbins – Contagious
  • 27. Alexander O'Neal – Borrowed Time
  • 28. Orville Shannon – One Life To Live
  • 29. Andre Cymone – Somebody Said
  • 30. Walter Lewis & the Blue Stars – Do It Baby Do It
  • 31. Rockie Robbins – Together
  • 32. Mind & Matter – No One Else Can Do It To Me Baby

 Numero Group presents 'Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound' – the pre-Prince compilation of Minneapolis funk behind the city’s timeless sound. The boogie-driven fusion marrying classic funk principles with rock guitar that would eventually bolt out of the Twin Cities and go on to drive subsequent decades of r&b and pop production is never really discussed in great detail past the iconic works and faces of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Morris Day and Prince. The Purple Snow compilation stands to change that with a body of work that spans over a decade of white hot musical innovation fresh from the land of 10,000 lakes. This is the sound and circumstance that gestated the relentless groove the region later became known for across the world. 

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