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Label: A&M Records ‎– SP 6-5024 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: US Released: 1985 Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul Style: Electro, Synth-pop, Funk, Disco Tracklisting: A1. Be Your Man A2. I Want My Girl A3. She Won’t Let Go A4. Just Too Much B1. Let’s Have Some Fun B2. Can You[…]

If you follow the history of Prince’s music and the artists that he’s influenced, you’ll probably tell by listening to The Time’s final release that tensions were starting to mount between Morris Day and the Purple One. The group did break up in 1984 but not before they released Ice Cream[…]

  I think I’m going to continue on with that Minneapolis sound I was doing before I left on my honeymoon. I’ve dug through some more of my vinyl, going back in time, to bring out The Time. As I was saying in a previous post, if you are not familiar[…]

Here’s Morris Day shining and his crew The Time doing what they do best, funk stuff up. If you’re not familiar with “Jungle Love” please go watch the classic movie “Purple Rain,” come back to the site, and read up on my Minneapolis sound posts. You will then want to add[…]

  I think I’ll continue on the Minneapolis sound trend I’ve been on lately. And go figure, this little gem was also features Prince. For those not familiar with 94 East, they were a group that was formed by Pepe Willie, who was married to Prince’s cousin. This group was also the[…]

  So buried at the bottom of that box of vinyl I was referring to, I found Mazarati’s single to “Players’ Ball.” This wasn’t a hit track off their self-titled album. However, to me, it’s a pretty good track. The opening is rather catchy and fun. Too me, it vibes on[…]

For like the last week and a half or so, I’ve been on this Minneapolis sound kick. Not entirely sure why. I mean, I’ve always liked Prince, Jesse Johnson, Alexander O’Neal, and The Time. But lately, I’ve just been digging the more obscure stuff that either Prince directly influenced or were[…]