Saturday, April 30, 2016

Music Legend, Cultural Icon - Prince is Dead at 57 - A Negromancer Link-o-Rama - Update #56

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Prince Rogers Nelson - June 7, 1958 to April 21, 2016.

From YahooNews:  Unidentified officials tells the AP and Minneapolis Star Tribune that Prince died of an overdose of painkillers.

From YahooNews:   Details from the 911 audio during the emergency landing of Prince's plane is released.

From NYT:  Judith Hill was with Prince on the ill-fated flight in which the plane had to make an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois.  She gives her first interview since Prince's death to the New York Times.

From YahooMusic:  In the first full week after his death, Prince set records on the Billboard LP charts, even breaking a record set by the Beatles.

From YahooMusic:  BET promises a proper tribute to Prince on June 26th.

From CNN:  New details about Prince's death.  He may have been dead for at least 6 hours before his body was found.

From YahooNews:  Former Prince drummer, Kirk Johnson, who was also his best friend, is at the center of the death investigation.

From YahooMusic:  Prince's "Yellow Cloud" guitar up for auction.

From YahooCelebrity:  Prince's ex-wives, Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, hold a star-studded memorial at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Los Angeles.

From Heavy:  Five things about Carlin Q. Willaims, the federal prisoner who claims to be Prince's son.

From YahooNews:  Prince's estate has first paternity claim - a gun runner currently serving time in federal prison in Colorado.

From YahooNews:  Warrant concerning Prince's death details Minnesota doctor who provided prescriptions to Prince.

From YahooMusic:  Law enforcement officials want to interview Prince's California-based doctor.

From YahooNews:  Judge authorizes DNA test of Prince's blood.

From YahooNews:  Did a medical call for help concerning Prince get the right response ?

From Billboard:  Prince's music sales soar in the wake of his death.

From RollingStone:  Matt Taibbi says "Goodbye Prince, you were the best of us.

From YahooNews:  Prince's half-brother, Alfred Frank Jackson speaks.

From the BostonGlobe:  Prince astonished right to the end.

From YahooNews:  Prince's music vault of unreleased music is opened.

From TheWrap:  Nashville Sports Anchor Claims He Was Fired for On-Air Prince Tribute

From YahooMusic:  The Anatomy of Prince’s Legendary 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Guitar Solo

From TheAtlantic:  Prince: Gay Icon, Whether He Wanted to Be or Not

From YahooNews:  Because of a lack of a will, a judge has appointed a temporary custodian to temporarily oversee Prince's business interest.

From YahooNews:  A judge has sealed a search warrant in connection with Prince's death.

From TheVillageVoice:  What some consider to be Prince's best movie, "Sing o' the Times," is not available commercially or legally.

From TheVillageVoice:  Former Voice critic, J. Hoberman, really dug "Under the Cherry Moon."

From BuzzFlash:  Van Jones beautifully describes Prince's legacy of philanthropy.

From TheDailyBeast:  No one will ever compare to Prince.

From TheHollywoodReporter:  Legendary Artist Prince Found Dead at 57.

From Variety:  Prince found dead at 57.

From YahooMusic:  Legendary musician Prince found dead.

From NYT:  After Prince was cremated, a small group of his family and friends held a private funeral.

From YahooCelebrity:  Sheila E. talks about plans to possibly turn Paisley Park into a museum.

From YahooMusic:  There was almost an episode of "The Simpsons" with Prince.

From YahooTV:  Here’s Prince's Epic 'SNL' 40th Anniversary After-Party Jam Session

From YahooMusic:  Prince apparently loved this sketch about him from "Chappelle's Show."

From YahooNews:  Sheena Easton, who collaborated with Prince on "U Got the Look" remembers him.

From YahooNews:  Longtime Prince keyboardist, Cassandra Neal, talks about the rumored rivalry with Michael Jackson.

From YahooMusic:  "Prince's Lyrics Gave Clues to His Personal Politics"

From YahooMusic:  10 times that Prince nailed it on guitar.

From YahooCelebrity:  There will be an autopsy on Prince.

From TheMirror: Who were Prince’s family? Late superstar always surrounded by friends - who were his relatives?

From TheDailyMail:  What's in Prince's will?

From YahooMusic:  Across the United States, fans gather to celebrate the singer's life and music.

From YahooNews:  Inside Prince and Mayte Garcia's Tragic Love Affair: 'They Never Recovered From the Death of Their Son,' Says His Dancer.

From Variety:  Hollywood Mourns Prince: ‘A Legend Has Fallen’

From HuffingtonPost:  The Top 10 Prince Songs You Need To Listen To

From HuffingtonPost: 5 Stories You Didn't Know About Prince

From YahooMusic:  Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake & More React to Prince's Death

From Variety:  Why Prince’s Super Bowl Performance, ‘New Girl’ Cameo Proved He Was a God

From Variety:  Inside Prince’s Emotional Final Concerts Before His Death.

From THR:  Prince: The Story Behind His Name(s)

From THR:  10 words from Prince's dictionary.

From THR:  Director Antoine Fuqua: "Prince Was a King" (Guest Column).

From THR:  One-time Prince Protege Carmen Electra on His Death: "I Will Always Love Him."

From THR:  'Purple Rain' Exec Recalls Traveling the World With Prince, Late Nights on Mulholland (Guest Column) - former Warner Bros. executive Mark Canton.

Wikipedia page: PrinceAlbum discography.  Single discography.

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