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