paperback version of PRINCE AND THE PURPLE RAIN ERA STUDIO SESSIONS: 1983 and 1984
digs even deeper into Prince
’s story. There are over two dozen new and updated
studio sessions, additional exclusive interviews with the people who were there, up-to-date never-before-revealed
information about his unreleased outtakes and much more. Duane Tudahl pulls back the paisley curtain to chronicle the untold story of Prince’
s rise from cult favorite to the biggest rock star on the planet. Prince’
s journey is meticulously documented through groundbreaking, never-before-heard details of his time secluded behind the doors of the recording studio as well as his days on tour.
This EXPANDED paperback contains even more unprecedented access to the musicians, singers, and studio engineers who knew Prince best, including members of the Revolution and the Time. Tudahl weaves an intimate saga of an eccentric genius and the people and events who helped shape the groundbreaking music he created. From Sunset Sound Studios’ daily recording logs and the Warner Bros. vault of information, Tudahl uncovers hidden truths about the origins of songs such as “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry,” and “Raspberry Beret.” This UPDATED and EXPANDED version overflows with even more about Prince’s creative process.