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farm2turntable:Prince the shutterbug. “Funk …

farm2turntable:

Prince the shutterbug.

“Funk is the opposite of magic,” Prince said. “Funk is about rules.” The photo above (and the caption from it here) is from a phenomenal profile in The New Yorker that  you need to read NOW.  

The Book of Prince: Prince had grand plans for his autobiography, but only a few months to live.

One more pic from the article, this by Alan Beaulieu:

Prince, 1977 (age 19!), by Robert Whitman, via…

Prince, 1977 (age 19!), by Robert Whitman, via konbini

19-year old Prince Rogers Nelson (yes, with se…

19-year old Prince Rogers Nelson (yes, with sequins glued to his chest), 1977, by Robert Whitman

Wait, Prince went outside? Like, in the sun?

Wait, Prince went outside? Like, in the sun?

Prince, at The Forum on February 18, 1985, by …

Prince, at The Forum on February 18, 1985, by Liu Heung Shing/AP

blueguitar: ACCESS ALL AREAS Position: Musician/Star

blueguitar:

ACCESS ALL AREAS

Position: Musician/Star

Prince in Minneapolis, 1977 (age 19), by Robert Whitman. This is…

Prince in Minneapolis, 1977 (age 19), by Robert Whitman. This is a mural of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on the side of Schmitt’s Music Store.

19-year old Prince Rogers Nelson (yes, with sequins glued to his…

19-year old Prince Rogers Nelson (yes, with sequins glued to his chest), 1977, by Robert Whitman

Prince on piano, riffing on Gershwin’s “Summertime” during a…

Prince on piano, riffing on Gershwin’s “Summertime” during a soundcheck in Osaka, 1990. Originally uploaded by Steve Purcell. , but for now, watch, listen, and be amazed.

Prince, 1977, by Robert Whitman

Prince, 1977, by Robert Whitman