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Talking Style: Why I Don’t Really Like Playing the Song “Kiss”
Talking Style

Talking Style: Why I Don’t Really Like Playing the Song “Kiss”

It’s no secret at this point that Prince is, has been and always will be my favorite “B.A.S.E.” player – him and just about anyone who had the salt to hold the chair in his band. Yes, I’ve got my preferences out of that bunch as well, but we’ll rap about that later! In this episode I’m going show you...

Talking Style: Prince’s “Uptown”
Talking Style

Talking Style: Prince’s “Uptown”

It has now been one week since my hero passed away. Like everyone else on the planet I am still in great shock and disbelief. Even though I had another episode “in the can” and ready to go I thought that it would be most fitting to share with you the first bass line that I ever learned, “Uptown” by...

Prince Releases Solo Record, Album with 3rdEyeGirl On the Same Day
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Prince Releases Solo Record, Album with 3rdEyeGirl On the Same Day

Only Prince drops two totally different albums in one day. The first, a solo record called , is a return to classic, ’80’s-style Prince funk. The stuff is unmistakable. Prince produced, arranged, composed and performed the music on the album, along with Joshua Welton, according to the Sacramento Bee. Welton is a young producer and husband of drummer Hanna Ford...