Documentary filmmaker and author Duane Tudahl js here to discuss the
man behind the music, his obsessive drive and demand for total control,
how Purple Rain catapulted him from a cult-favorite to a superstar and
what’s in his mysterious and legendary vault.
Duane spent 20 years interviewing over 40 band members, singers, and
engineers for his acclaimed book “Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio
Sessions: 1983 and 1984.”
He’ll share their personal, never-before-heard stories from inside the studio
recording Purple Rain, as well as music for a half-dozen artists and bands.
You’ll hear why Prince decided to turn his back on almost everything
involving Purple Rain, and what it was like to spend 17 hours a day alone
with Prince in the studio, for weeks at a time, producing 2-3 songs in a
Duane’s site is www.duanetudahl.com.