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Prince - In Memoriam: June 7, 1958 - April 21, 2016

2 years ago on April 21, 2016 was the day our purple hearts broke with the sudden passing of Prince. Pay your respects here. Posted by luv4u in Prince: Music and More (30 comments)

Paisley Park is Closed Today - Sunday, April 15

Due to the bad winter storm Paisley Park will be closed today. There will be refunds. Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings (2 comments)

Nandy McClean - Last Days With Prince Facebook Live Q & A - Saturday, April 21

For Aussie fans that cannot make it to Minnesota and those not able to make it to Paisley Park. There will be Facebook live Q & A session from Minneapolis with Nandy McClean and hosted by the lovely Laydee Lisa. Saturday, April 21st at 3:00 pm CST (Central Standard Time). Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings (4 comments)

UPDATE: MSP airport Back Up and Running - April 15

April 14: Due to bad weather conditions all inbound and outbound flights at MSP Airport have been delayed or cancelled. Link to MSP Airport site posted within. Please check with your airline. This may affect your trip.

UPDATE - April 15: The airport is back up and running. Again, please check with your airline as some airlines could be overbooked or you could be on stand by. Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings

Paisley Park Afterdark - DJ Dance Party With DJ Dra (Cancelled)

Saturday, April 14 from 6 pm - 11 pm with DJ Dra! Click the thread for link to tix. Entry fee includes Paisley Park Museum Tour. ---- UPDATE: Event has been cancelled due to bad inclement weather and for the safety of guests and Paisley Park Staff (Sometimes It Snows In April .... and it did!). All ticket holders will automatically receive a refund. Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings (6 comments)

The Revolution performing October 11 & 12 - New York City

The Revolution playing 2 nights only at Sony Hall, NYC! ON SALE NOW! Get your tickets before they are gone! Link to tix posted within. Posted by luv4u in Concerts (5 comments)

Tour Paisley Park with Me (my scrapbook)

You just have to check this out! An amazing scrap book put together of a Paisley Park tour. Posted by SBartist in Fan Gatherings (43 comments)

Happy 40th birthday to For You!!!

'For You' the album is 40 years old. April 7, 1978 Posted by 206Michelle in Prince: Music and More (30 comments)

Paisley Park Afterdark - DJ Dance Party with Brother Jules

Saturday, March 24 from 6 pm - 11 pm with Brother Jules! Click the thread for link to tix. Entry fee includes Paisley Park Museum Tour. Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings

Prince from Minneapolis: A Guided Tour Exploring his Roots

Guided tours in April and June. Check the link out for further information and getting your tix. Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings (13 comments)

The NPG Celebrating Prince - Australia

The NPG 'New Power Generation' Celebrating Prince with special guests. March 26 to March 31. Link to tix posted within. Posted by luv4u in Concerts (28 comments)

Paisley Park Afterdark - DJ Dance Party

Saturday, March 10 from 6 pm - 11 pm. Click the thread for link to tix. Get them ASAP as entry fee includes tour of Paisley Park! Posted by luv4u in Fan Gatherings (9 comments)

John L Nelson - "Don't Play With Love" (OUT NOW)

"Don't Play With Love", a new release featuring the music of Prince's father John L Nelson is out now. Produced by Prince's sister Sharon L Nelson and recorded at Paisley Park! Check it out! Posted by Militant in Associated artists & people (50 comments)

Diamonds & Pearls: A Benefit For Rosie Gaines in Partnership With The PRN Alumni Foundation

On Sunday, March 25 from 4 - 8 pm at the Legionnaire Saloon in Oakland, California .... come out and support a benefit for Rosie Gaines. Rosie Gaines T-shirts will also be available for purchase. Entertainment and music provided. Click on link for further details. Posted by luv4u in Associated artists & people (5 comments)

The Revolution revisits success and Prince’s legacy in Atlanta

The Revolution performing in Atlanta, Georgia tonight! Post your pics and concert report here. Posted by purplethunder3121 in Concerts (16 comments)

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“When he lived with me, I thought he wasn’t doing anything during the day while I was away at work, but I found out that he was teaching other kids in the building how to play instruments and that they would have jam sessions. Prince was the kind of person who like to teach and bring out the best in others. - Sharon Nelson on her brother, Prince”June7, 8/17 in the forums

“Well, that WB deal for the PR reissue was developed by those who really didn’t know my brothers business, we are not consulted or asked for input on any of the released materials. You are probably going to see many more mistakes since many of those in charge are not asking us for input and are making decisions while attempting to learn Prince 101. - Sharon Nelson”June7, 8/17 in the forums

Honest question: if Prince's father was the original composer of elements of the Purple Rain melody or even if his work was a subtle inspiration to it, why is that necessarily a bad thing? Sharon definitely left that answer open/vague - and I'm not sure if that was totally on purpose OR if mystique/speaking in riddles is a family trait. IMO - her making it a point to say that PR was one of her faves because "she heard the melody first" from their dad more than likely speaks to there being some kind of fond family memory associated with the melody and later the song. But that's just me...

With that said, I understand everyone's desire to preserve Prince's legacy, but thatt doesn't take ANYTHING away from Prince at all. And frankly, with Prince's varied interests in many styles of music and growing up with a father who seemed to frequently be composing music, I would be VERY surprised if there never was any overlap between music he heard growing up and the music he later created. James Brown, for example, is ALL OVER some of Prince's funk output, so why wouldn't John Nelson be?

”—PurpleMusic07, 8/17 in the forums

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