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Free piano sheet music from Prince

About Prince

Prince is the stage name of Prince Roger Nelson, an American singer and songwriter, that also plays instruments such as guitar, drums, or saxophone and was also involved in acting.

A sole writer of more than 100 songs, he acts as the producer and recorder at his music label, Prince has had a great career, attaining success with a number of ten albums that reached Platinum status, and getting over thirty singles to rank on the Top 40 charts.

His musical styles involve funk, rock, R&B, new wave and synthpop, as well as pop. Having written his first song when he was only seven, Prince recorded some songs for the band 94 East, then debuted with his "For You" album in 1978. One year later, the album "Prince" reached Platinum certification, thanks to hit singles "I Wanna Be Your Lover" and "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?".

The next three years meant three new albums, namely "Dirty Mind", "Controversy" and "1999", incorporating the dance genre with funk and rock.

The 1984 album "Purple Rain" was the soundtrack for the movie in which he acted, named the same as the album. In 1985 he released "Around the World in a Day" and one year later "Parade". In 1987, one of his best albums hit the market, namely "Sign "O" the Times".

Until 2000, Prince also released the following albums: "Lovesexy", "Batman", "Graffiti Bridge", "Diamonds and Pearls", "Love Symbol Album", "Come", "The Black Album", "The Gold Experience", "Chaos and Disorder", "Emancipation", "Crystal Ball", "Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic".

Having starred in three other movies, namely "Under the Cherry Moon" in 1986, "Sign o’ the Times" in 1987 and "Graffiti Bridge" in 1990, Prince won the 1985 Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media, Best R&B Song for "I Feel for You". In 1987, he also won Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Among other awards, the recent 2005 Grammy Awards got him Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Call My Name", also winning Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance.

His last Grammy was Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 2008, for song "Future Baby Mama".

Since 2000, Prince also released 13 albums, which are, listed in order: "The Rainbow Children", "One Nite Alone…", "Xpectation", "N.E.W.S", "The Chocolate Invasion", "The Slaughterhouse", "Musicology", "3121", "Planet Earth", "Lotusflow3r/MPLSound", "20Ten", "Plectrumelectrum", "Art Official Age".

Birth Name:Prince Roger Nelson
Born:une 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Genres:Rock, R&B, Pop, New Wave, Minneapolis Sound, Funk, Synthpop
Occupations:Musician, Arranger, Dancer, Actor, Singer, Record Producer, Songwriter, Film Director
Instruments:Vocals, Drums, Harmonica, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass Guitar, Saxophone, Linn Drum
Years Active:1976–present
Labels:Warner Bros., EMI, Columbia, NPG, Universal, Arista, Paisley Park
Parents:- Mattie Della (Shaw)
- John Lewis Nelson
Discography:- For You (1978)
- Prince (1979)
- Dirty Mind (1980)
- Controversy (1981)
- 1999 (1982)
- Purple Rain (1984)
- Around the World in a Day (1985)
- Parade (1986)
- Sign o' the Times (1987)
- Lovesexy (1988)
- Batman (1989)
- Graffiti Bridge (1990)
- Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
- Love Symbol Album Prince logo.svg (1992)
- Come (1994)
- The Black Album (1994)
- The Gold Experience (1995)
- Chaos and Disorder (1996)
- Emancipation (1996)
- Crystal Ball (1998)
- Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999)
- The Rainbow Children (2001)
- One Nite Alone... (2002)
- Xpectation (2003)
- N.E.W.S (2003)
- The Chocolate Invasion (2004)
- The Slaughterhouse (2004)
- Musicology (2004)
- 3121 (2006)
- Planet Earth (2007)
- Lotusflow3r / MPLSound (2009)
- 20Ten (2010)
- Plectrumelectrum (2014)
- Art Official Age (2014)
Filmography:Purple Rain (1984)
- Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
- Sign o' the Times (1987)
- Graffiti Bridge (1990)

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