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On September 7, 2015.

hit-n-run

On September 7, 2015, “Hit n Run Phase One”, the thirty-eighth Prince studio album was first released on “Tidal” streaming service, and on September 15 was released  on CD on “NPG Records”. It was recorded 2013 – 2015, at “Paisley Park”, and was produced by Prince and Joshua Welton.

Track listing:

  1. Million $ Show – Prince, Joshua Welton
  2. Shut This Down – Prince, Joshua Welton
  3. Ain’t About 2 Stop – Prince, Joshua Welton
  4. Like a Mack – Prince, Joshua Welton
  5. This Could B Us – Prince
  6. Fallinlove2nite – Prince
  7. X’s Face – Prince, Joshua Welton
  8. Hardrocklover – Prince, Joshua Welton
  9. Nelson – Prince, Joshua Welton
  10. 1000 X’s & O’s – Prince
  11. June – Prince, Joshua Welton
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On September 6, 2005.

How Late

On September 6, 2005, “The C Kunspyruhzy” label released “How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent?” (How Late Do You Have To Be Before You Are Absent?), album by George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars. It was recorded 1988–2004, and was produced by George Clinton, Rob Manzoli, Gary Shider, Dallas Austin, Steve Boyd, Michael “Clip” Payne and Wayghn Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Dallas Austin – instrumentation
  • Pedro Bell – artwork
  • Chris Bittner – instrumentation
  • Sheila Brody – vocals
  • Felicia Collins – instrumentation
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper – vocals, instrumentation
  • Lige Curry – instrumentation
  • Raymond Davis – vocals
  • Pete Deboer – assistant engineer
  • Sue Dog – vocals
  • Larry Ferguson – mastering, mixing
  • Sandra Feva – vocals
  • Amp Fiddler – instrumentation
  • Kendra Foster – vocals
  • Joi Gilliam – vocals
  • Michael Hampton – instrumentation
  • Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins – vocals
  • Lili Haydn – instrumentation
  • Jazze Pha – vocals
  • Robert “P-Nut” Johnson – vocals
  • Joi – performer
  • Louis Kabbabie – vocals
  • Trey Lewd – vocals
  • Pat Lewis – vocals
  • Tracey Lewis – vocals, instrumentation
  • Rob Manzoli – vocals, instrumentation
  • Eric McFadden – instrumentation
  • RonKat Spearman – vocals
  • Joe Spencer – engineer
  • David Spradley – instrumentation
  • Bob Stovern – layout design
  • Vaughn Wilson – engineer, instrumentation
  • Colin Wolfe – instrumentation
  • Belita Woods – vocals
  • Bernie Worrell – instrumentation
  • Jim “Big Jim” Wright – vocals
  • Ron Wright – instrumentation
  • Dwayne “D-Cat” Cornelius – instrumentation
  • Martin J. Andersen – instrumentation
  • Jesper Bunk – instrumentation
  • T. Money – vocals
  • Jim Morgan – engineer
  • Cordell Mosson – instrumentation
  • Nate Oberman – engineer
  • Clip Payne – vocals, instrumentation
  • Billy Preston – instrumentation
  • Prince – vocals, instrumentation
  • Jerome Rogers – instrumentation
  • Ricky Rouse – instrumentation
  • Sativa – performer
  • Nowell Eugene Scott aka Nowell Eugene Haskins – instrumentation
  • Gary Shider – vocals
  • Kevin Shider – vocals
  • Tim Shider – instrumentation
  • Calvin Simon – vocals
  • Bob Smith – engineer
  • Ronald Spearman – instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. Bounce 2 This
  2. Su, Su, Su
  3. Paradigm
  4. U Can Depend On Me
  5. U Ain’t Runnin’ Shit
  6. Inhale Slow
  7. Because / Last Time Zone
  8. Neverending Love
  9. Sexy Side of You
  10. Saddest Day
  11. I Can Dance
  12. I’ll Be Sittin’ Here
  13. Don’t Dance Too Close
  14. More Than Words Can Say (Live)
  15. Butt-a-Butt
  16. Something Stank
  17. Our Secret
  18. Viagra
  19. Gypsy Woman
  20. Whole Lotta Shakin’
  21. Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight
  22. Whatchamacallit
  23. Trust In Yourself
  24. Booty

 

On June 25, 1984.

Purple rain

On June 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Purple Rain”, the sixth Prince studio album, and the first with his band The Revolution. It was the soundtrack of the 1984 movie with the same title. It was recorded August 1983 – March 1984, at “First Avenue” in Minneapolis, “The Warehouse” in St. Louis Park,”Record Plant’ in Los Angeles, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Prince and the Revolution. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Purple Rain” at number 70 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 1993 “Time” magazine ranked the album at number 15 on its list of “Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Purple Rain” was certified 13 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. In 1985, the album won two “Grammy Awards” for  “Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special” and “Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group”.In 1985, ”Purple Rain” won an “Oscar” for “Best Original Song Score”.

Personnel:

  • Prince– lead vocals, various instruments
  • Wendy Melvoin– guitar and vocals
  • Lisa Coleman– keyboards and vocals
  • Matt Fink– keyboards
  • Brown Mark– bass
  • Bobby Z.– drums and percussion
  • Novi Novog– violin and viola
  • David Coleman – cello
  • Suzie Katayama – cello (
  • Apollonia– co-lead vocals
  • Jill Jones– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince except “Computer Blue” by Prince, John L. Nelson, Wendy & Lisa and Dr. Fink .

  1. Let’s Go Crazy
  2. Take Me With U
  3. The Beautiful Ones
  4. Computer Blue
  5. Darling nikki
  6. When Doves Cry
  7. I Would Die 4 U
  8. Baby I’m a Star
  9. Purple Rain

On April 22, 1985.

Around. the Worldjpg

On April 22, 1985, “Paisley Park Records” label released “Around the World in a Day”, the seventh Prince studio album. It was recorded January–December 1984, at “Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse” in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Mobile Audio Studio”, “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Prince.

Personnel:

  • Prince– vocals and various instruments
  • David Coleman – cello, oud, fingercymbals, darbuka, background vocals, cello
  • Jonathan Melvoin– tambourine and background vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin– background vocals, guitars, vocals
  • Lisa Coleman– background vocals, keyboards
  • Susannah Melvoin– background vocals
  • Novi Novog– violin
  • Bobby Z.– drums and percussion
  • Brown Mark– bass guitar and background vocals
  • Fink– keyboards
  • Brad Marsh – tambourine
  • Sheila E.– drums
  • Eddie M. – saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Sid Page – violiin
  • Marcy Dicterow-Vaj – violin
  • Denyse Buffum – viola
  • Laury Woods – viola
  • Tim Barr – stand-up bass
  • Annette Atkinson – stand-up bass
  • Taja Sevelle– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince except where noted.

  1. Around the World in a Day – Prince, John L. Nelson, David Coleman
  2. Paisley Park
  3. Condition of the Heart
  4. Raspberry Beret
  5. Tamborine
  6. America – Prince and the Revolution
  7. Pop Life
  8. The Ladder – Prince, John L. Nelson
  9. Temptation

On April 20, 2004.

Musicology

On April 20, 2004, “NPG Records” label released “Musicology”, the twenty-eighth Prince studio album. It was recorded at “Metalworks Studios” in Mississauga, and was produced by Prince. Prince won two “Grammy Awards”, for “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” (Musicology) and “Best R&B Vocal Performance—Male” (Call My Name).

Personnel:

  • Prince— vocals and instruments
  • Candy Dulfer— vocals, saxophone, horns
  • Chance Howard — vocals
  • Stokley- vocals
  • Kip Blackshire — vocals
  • Clare Fischer— strings
  • Rhonda Smith — vocals
  • John Blackwell — drums
  • Maceo Parker— horns
  • Greg Boyer — horns
  • Ornella Bonaccorsi — Italian speech
  • Sheila E.— shaker
  • Renato Neto — fender Rhodes

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince:

  1. Musicology
  2. Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance
  3. A Million Days
  4. Life ‘o’ the Party
  5. Call My Name
  6. Cinnamon Girl
  7. What Do U Want Me 2 Do?
  8. The Marrying Kind
  9. If Eye Was the Man in Ur Life
  10. On the Couch
  11. Dear Mr. Man
  12. Reflection

 

On April 7, 1978.

Prince_ForYou

On April 7, 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “For You” the debut Prince studio album. It was recorded October – December 1977, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Prince.

Personnel:

  • Prince- all vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Orr bass, bass synth, singing bass, Fuzz bass, Fender Rhodes electric piano, acoustic piano, Mini-Moog, Poly-Moog, Arp String Ensemble, Arp Pro Soloist, Oberheim 4-voice, clavinet, drums, syndrums, water drums, slapsticks, bongos, congas, finger cymbals, wind chimes, orchestral bells, woodblocks, brush trap, tree bell, hand claps, finger snaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince, except where noted.

  1. For You
  2. In Love
  3. Soft and Well – Prince and Chris Moon
  4. Crazy for You
  5. Just as Long as We’re Together
  6. Baby
  7. My Love is Forever
  8. So Blue
  9. I’m Yours