Posts tagged "Purple Rain"
Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles (Episode 16)

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles (Episode 16)

1984 was an Oscars kinda year in R&B! The latest JCC podcast contains Prince, Stevie, Ray and more!

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Can you stand the suspense? Well, worry no more-the top ten is here.

Blerd Radio Episode 12: The PrinceCast (Part Two of Two)

Blerd Radio Episode 12: The PrinceCast (Part Two of Two)

Dearly beloved…here’s Part 2 of our Prince podcast!

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Best Albums Of The Eighties (10-1)

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Best Albums Of The Eighties (10-1)

It’s a Purple Top 10, as the Kid from Minneapolis finishes near the top of our list…but he’s not #1. Find out who was in the final installment of the ’80s best albums!

Diggin' In The Crates: "Apollonia 6"

Diggin’ In The Crates: “Apollonia 6”

We’re hopping in the wayback machine to take a look at the one and only album released by Apollonia 6!

Dearly Beloved: The Revolution Talk Reunion Before Rocking Minneapolis

Dearly Beloved: The Revolution Talk Reunion Before Rocking Minneapolis

Is the water warm enough for you to enjoy this interview with the Revolution, which was filmed just prior to their historic reunion show last week?

Spin Cycle: The Original 7ven’s “Condensate”

“I never had as much fun as I had with the original seven… and it ain’t over yet,” Morris Day says wistfully on the spoken intro to his old band’s comeback record, Condensate. Morris Day and The Time – here renamed The Original 7ven because, well, mentor Prince’s copyright-related peccadilloes have gotten the better of him in recent years – may not have released an album together in 21 years, but you wouldn’t know that from listening to Condensate. Not only […]

Blerd’s Notes: A Guide To The Music Of Prince (Part Two)

Originally published 11/1/10 When dealing with someone whose released approximately 600 albums during his lifetime, it’s best to go piece by piece. When it comes to Prince, we’re gonna go five at a time. When we last left the Purple Yoda, he was on the verge of megastardom. “1999” was his biggest pop success, and set the stage for… “Purple Rain” (1984)– By the time “1999” hit, Prince was feeling himself so much, he convinced his label (and film studio […]