Instrumentals-76

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1976 instrumentals (no known titles)

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Song details
Performer: Prince
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

1976 instrumentals is a series of nine unreleased home recordings recorded in early-mid 1976 at the Russell Ave, Anderson house, Minneapolis, Minnesota (during the same set of sessions as Don't You Wanna Ride?, Hey Lover, I Spend My Time Loving You, Leaving For New York, Nightingale and Rock Me, Lover). Despite being essentially instrumental, some contain vocalizations. They are grouped together for this entry, since many of the tracks are very brief (the shortest being 11 seconds), and are sketches more than full pieces. None of the pieces have been reused or re-recorded, and all remain unreleased. Of note is that these are the earliest known instrumental pieces by Prince.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
Early-mid 1976 Russell Ave, Anderson house, Minneapolis, MN, USA Basic tracking
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features vocals and guitar
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features vocals and acoustic guitar
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features vocals and less prominent acoustic guitar
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features guitar using wah-wah pedal
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features guitar using wah-wah pedal
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features finger snaps and eerie electric piano music
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; features guitar
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; a capella
Instrumental Studio Prince's 1976 home recording; a capella


 
Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • These are the earliest known instrumental pieces by Prince.

References
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