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On This Day

31 March


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Associated Artists

  • 1983The Time perform in Long Beach, CA, USA: Arena, supporting Prince
  • 1983Vanity 6 performs in Long Beach, CA, USA: Arena, supporting Prince

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Did You Know?

From our newest additions:

  • ... that Sign O' The Times was the most added single in both Billboard "Radio Most Added" sections of Hot Black and Hot 100 Singles Actions charts on 7 March 1987?

  • ... that Pain is Prince's reworking of a song called Joy And Pain, written by D. Channsin Berry?

  • ... that Purple Rain Home Video remained 12 consecutive weeks at position 1 in Billboard Top Videocassette sales chart?

See our archive: Did You Know?

Featured Release

Diamonds And Pearls / Nothing Compares 2 U (Live At Glam Slam)

Released: 4 June 2022

Live single

7" vinyl
The Prince Estate / NPG Records, Inc.

Description: Diamonds And Pearls / Nothing Compares 2 U (Live At Glam Slam) is a posthumously-released single, given to attendees of Paisley Park Studios' 2022 Prince Celebration, taking place 2-5 June, 2022. The single release is in conjunction with a big-screen showing of Prince and the New Power Generation’s performance at Prince’s Minneapolis nightclub Glam Slam from 11 January, 1992, with live accompaniment by members of the band and other iterations of the New Power Generation.
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30 June 2022

Sexy M.F. single was released in the USA on 30 June 1992  > > > Read More

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30 March 2022

Sign O’ The Times, Prince’s 9th full-length studio album, was released in the UK on 30 March 1987  > > > Read More

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9 July 2022

Guitar, the first single from Prince’s 32nd album Planet Earth, was released in the UK on 9 July 2007  > > > Read More

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15 July 2022

Planet Earth, Prince’s 32nd album, was released on the 15 July 2007 edition of the Mail on Sunday newspaper in the UK and Ireland  > > > Read More

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17 December 2022

One Nite Alone... Live!, Prince’s first live album was released to retail stores in the USA on 17 December 2002.  > > > Read More! album.jpg 20years.png


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In Memoriam

Prince Rogers Nelson

7 June 1958 - 21 April 2016

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“Sometimes I catch myself calling your name when you're not there at all”

FromWith This Tear
Recorded: January 1992
Released on: Celine Dion

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
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Prince and the Parade and Sign O’ The Times Era Studio Sessions. 1985 and 1986

Duane Tudahl

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Out now: from Duane Tudahl, friend of the site and author of the excellent Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions 1983 and 1984, the paperback edition of Prince and the Parade and Sign O’ The Times Era Studio Sessions. 1985 and 1986.

Following the same format as his previous book. This ones deals with 1985 and 1986, some of the most prolific years of Prince’s entire career. This book, has even more sessions described in detail than the previous one, and spans over 700 pages. For nearly every song recorded in 1985 and 1986, Tudahl has uncovered more detailed information than previously known and, again, presents it in a fresh and exciting narrative that takes the reader into the studio with Prince, revealing the creative process, providing a look behind the curtain and revealing the brilliance of Prince’s work.

Besides some corrections, the paperback edition, released in October 2022, has new information that came out after he hardcover was published, and features a preview chapter, covering December 1987, of the next installment of Duane’s book series,

We are very pleased that Duane has once again graciously allowed us to update pages on PrinceVault with the new information from the Parade and Sign O’ The Times Era Studio Sessions book. provides the specifications, the book provides the story. If you liked the previous book, you will definitely not be disappointed with this one. You can order it here or from the bookstore of your preference.

jooZt Mattheij – PrinceVault editor

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Although technically an odd-one-out section on PrinceVault, we have recently updated the list of all 'non-affiliated' books on Prince with over 40 new books that came out since 2016.  > > > Read More


We've recently updated and elaborated on biography pages for Rosie Gaines and others, check it out.  > > > Read More


Interviews is a comprehensive list of all interviews Prince gave throughout his career.  > > > Read More

Award Shows Attended

Awards Attended is a list of all awards shows Prince attended, and was part of the ceremony, listed in chronological order  > > > Read More

Rescheduled or Canceled Concerts

Rescheduled or Canceled Concerts is a non-exhaustive list including all known rescheduled and canceled concerts in Prince's concert history  > > > Read More

Prince: All Charts

All Charts is a survey of Prince singles and albums that have charted in a selection of countries around the world  > > > Read More

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