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Most Recent Episode
Ben Greenman's Memoir on Prince: "Dig If You Will the Picture"
One of the Digital Life's favorite writers, Ben Greenman is back to discuss his latest book, this time on Prince Rogers Nelson.
During the their chat, Kevin and Ben discuss: How critical study and pop culture both plays a role his memoir. The musical relationship between Miles Davis and Prince. The influence of of Joni Mitchell, Marvin Gaye, Todd Rundgren and Duke Ellington on Prince. Prince's personal and musical relationship with women. Prince's search for enlightenment since Purple Rain tour. The Memoir-istic tone of Prince's Piano and Microphone tour, Vanity as well as Kevin's love/hate feelings of Larry Graham (its all love) the late genius of his "Artificial Age" album and more.
Be sure to pick up Ben Green's book " Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince, published by Henry Holt and Co.