In Memoriam: Prince

More sad news out of the music world today: Prince has died at age 57. Prince was a prolific musician, releasing more than 30 albums over the course of his career. He had been touring the U.S.; he played two shows at the Fox Theater here in Atlanta just last week.

To learn more about Prince and his music, check out the following:

Purple Rain–the iconic 1984 movie starring Prince and his retinue (including Appolonia and Morris Day & The Time)
Video DVD PN1997 .P875 2004 / Library North 1

Plasse, Marie. “‘Joy In Repetition’? Prince’s Graffiti Bridge And Sign ‘O’ The Times As Sequels To Purple Rain.” Journal Of Popular Culture 30.3 (1996): 57-65.  Full text here.

Prince: Inside the Music & the Masks
ML420.P974 R67 2011 / Library North 4

Prince: The Making of a Pop Music Phenomenon
ML420.P974 H39 2011 / Library North 4

The Words & Music of Prince
ML420.P974 P47 2008 / Library North 4

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2 Responses to In Memoriam: Prince

  1. bdjobs says:

    It’s really very sad to lose such a gifted singer . Like the artist, the world is very pleasant . But everything is a matter of luck .