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Prince: A Thief in the Temple by [Brian Morton]

Prince: A Thief in the Temple Kindle Edition

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Sends you back to the music with fresh ears (Guardian)

Far from a conventional biography, this book by journalist, broadcaster and jazz expert Brian Morton is a scholarly critique of Prince's music in the context of the American canon (
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Offers up a fascinating album-by-album analysis of how Prince's revolutionary melding of white rock and black funk and soul has had a profound impact on modern music (
Metro) --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Brian Morton was born in Paisley and grew up in New Orleans-on-Clyde, aka Dunoon, where he acquired a lifelong passion for jazz. He taught at university before spending ten years working on The Times and its supplements; he then became a freelance writer and broadcaster, and has had an illustrious career as an arts and music commentator on BBC Radio Scotland and on BBC Radio 3. His publications include The Penguin Guide To Jazz which he co-authors with Richard Cook. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01EYTMTDI
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Canongate Books; Main edition (May 2, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 2, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1090 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 149 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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