Born PRINCE ROGERS NELSON
on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN
PRINCE - FOR YOU album debut April 7, 1978
under Warner Bros record label
1984 was an ICONIC YEAR in Pop Culture, Movies, & Music
Transformers debut - More Than Meets the Eye!
PURPLE RAIN soundtrack and movie debut
The soundtrack album and movie takes the world by storm!
PRINCE had the number one soundtrack and movie
at the same time with PURPLE RAIN!
PRINCE had DOVES CRYING
as the top selling single for 1984
My 10-year old could not contain the excitement
and I begged and begged till my Mom n Dad took me to see PURPLE RAIN in the Theaters
from that point on I was ever drawn to PRINCE's guitar
wizadry, power ballads, and that signature Minneapolis Synth-Pop-Funk-Soul sound
"PRINCE is from the school of James Brown" - Miles Davis
"but Prince got some Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix and Sly in him, also, even Little Richard. "
1990 BATMAN featured PRINCE's "BATDANCE"
"and where is the BATMAN?!!!!"
PRINCE would change his name to this symbol to selling
over 100 million records worldwide over his remarkable career
Dave Chappelle with his infamous PRINCE skit
"Game...Blouses" ...PRINCE influenced us all
gone April 21, 2016
but PRINCE's music will live FOREVER
I only want to see you laughing in the Purple Rain
Thank you and Rest in Purple Paradise our beloved PRINCE.