TIME Prince An Artist s Life 1958 2016

In a career that spanned nearly four decades, Prince captivated generations of audiences with not only his talent for songwriting and lyricism but his outré style and electrifying performances. His albums—a category-defying blend of rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, disco and pop—have inspired countless artists and influenced the sound and trajectory of music for years to come. His hits have been the soundtrack for so many touchpoints across the lives of millions of fans, including “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” “Kiss,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Raspberry Beret,” “1999” and the landmark song “Purple Rain,” from the soundtrack of his semi-autobiographical movie. Now, in a tribute to the late Grammy- and Oscar-winning legend, TIME presents a lavishly illustrated special edition tracing Prince’s life story and career. This commemorative edition combines classic and rarely seen photographs and text from the Time Inc. archives, as well as the story behind the movie Purple Rain; a look inside Prince’s famed home and studio, Paisley Park; his unprecedented approach to the “business of Prince”; exclusive tributes from Sheila E., Seal and Lenny Kravitz; and a rundown of 25 essential Prince songs plus a handful of lesser-known gems. Comprehensive and visually compelling, Prince: An Artist’s Life honors the life, legend and musical legacy of a creative icon and performer.

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  • Author : The Editors of TIME
  • Publisher : Time Inc. Books
  • Pages : 96 pages
  • ISBN : 1683304209
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TIME Prince, An Artist's Life 1958-2016
  • Author : The Editors of TIME
  • Publisher : Time Inc. Books
  • Release : 13 May 2016
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In a career that spanned nearly four decades, Prince captivated generations of audiences with not only his talent for songwriting and lyricism but his outré style and electrifying performances. His albums—a category-defying blend of rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, disco and pop—have inspired countless artists and influenced the sound and trajectory of music for years to come. His hits have been the soundtrack for so many touchpoints across the lives of millions of fans, including “I

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  • Release : 27 June 2022
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In a career that spanned nearly four decades, Prince captivated generations of audiences with not only his talent for songwriting and lyricism but his outré style and electrifying performances. His albums-a category-defying blend of rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, disco and pop-have inspired countless artists and influenced the sound and trajectory of music for years to come. His hits have been the soundtrack for so many touchpoints across the lives of millions of fans, including "I Wanna Be

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  • Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
  • Release : 01 January 2017
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  • Publisher : Aurum
  • Release : 02 February 2012
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In over thirty years as one of the most original and charismatic figures in modern music, Prince Rogers Nelson has enjoyed huge success – and courted considerable controversy. Now, acclaimed rock journalist Ronin Ro chronicles both the man and his music. During the course of his journey from teenage obscurity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Prince has provoked moral outrage, starred in a hit movie, adopted an unpronounceable symbol for a stage name, confronted record labels and fostered

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  • Author : Omari L. Dyson,Judson L. Jeffries Ph.D.,Kevin L. Brooks
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 July 2020
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  • Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
  • Release : 16 March 2018
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  • Author : BrownMark
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 22 September 2020
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From the young Black teenager who built a bass guitar in woodshop to the musician building a solo career with Motown Records—Prince’s bassist BrownMark on growing up in Minneapolis, joining Prince and The Revolution, and his life in the purple kingdom In the summer of 1981, Mark Brown was a teenager working at a 7-11 store when he wasn’t rehearsing with his high school band, Phantasy. Come fall, Brown, now called BrownMark, was onstage with Prince at the

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  • Author : Justin Elizabeth Sayre
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 10 May 2022
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  • Author : Keith Hatschek,Veronica A. Wells
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 September 2018
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  • Author : Neal Karlen
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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  • Author : Prince
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release : 29 October 2019
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  • Author : Jim Walsh
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 24 January 2017
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