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laytonian

Aug 3, 2016: 33 years today: Purple Rain first performed

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The first performance of Purple Rain by Prince and The Revolution at First Avenue, which "stuck" for the film.

http://blog.thecurrent.or...c367cd17a8

Make sure you click the link and read the article. You may not have seen those documents and photos before?

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[Edited 8/3/16 9:50am]

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Reply #1 posted 08/03/16 9:10am

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How it changed the world
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Reply #2 posted 08/03/16 9:27am

AnnaStesia10

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Wow, amazing how fast times flies. I remember at that time it seemed to drag, how I wish I could just go back once just to see him back then.

"A strong spirit transcends rules." - Prince
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Reply #3 posted 08/03/16 10:10am

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Great find thumbs up! It was also Wendy's first performance biggrin

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Reply #4 posted 08/03/16 10:34am

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One of the first videos I snagged. Such a good show. I think I'll watch it tonight as well smile

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Reply #5 posted 08/03/16 10:45am

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Wow

such an electric show still, 33 yrs later still so alive.

1st time Let's Go Crazy Computer Blue Electric Intercourse I Would Die 4 U and Baby I'm a Star performed live too

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Reply #6 posted 08/03/16 2:53pm

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So great to see all the original documents. cool

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Reply #7 posted 08/03/16 7:00pm

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I have only seen the purple rain clip...where is the whole show?
I never meant to cause you any sorrow...
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Reply #8 posted 08/03/16 7:48pm

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After watching the first performance,I listened to the last and my heart hurts.
sad sad sad
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Reply #9 posted 08/03/16 9:11pm

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Mercurybebe said:

After watching the first performance,I listened to the last and my heart hurts. sad sad sad

Mine too...

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Reply #10 posted 08/03/16 9:11pm

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I have the whole show on my other laptop...its amazing even though Prince looked high as hell on it lol

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Reply #11 posted 08/03/16 9:24pm

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laytonian said:

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The first performance of Purple Rain by Prince and The Revolution at First Avenue, which "stuck" for the film.

http://blog.thecurrent.or...c367cd17a8

Make sure you click the link and read the article. You may not have seen those documents and photos before?

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[Edited 8/3/16 9:50am]

This is very cool! Thank you for sharing.

"What a thing to have been alive while Prince was making music." - James Corden
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