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    Prince Reel-to-Reel Demo Tape (1977). Recorded on reel-to-reel at the Minneapolis studio Sound 80 during the Summer of 1977, the tape - in a box with "Prince/ 1977" written in black felt pen on a strip of masking tape on the cover - contains a whopping seven songs, while our previously-offered reel-to-reel demo help three tracks! Like the previously-offered demo, this reel-to-reel tape contains the songs "Just as Long as We're Together," "My Love is Forever," and "Jelly Jam," which was later reworked into part of "Just as Long..." on his 1978 debut album, For You. Also included on this piece of music history are two other tracks later re-recorded for his legendary debut ("Soft and Wet" and "Baby") along with as-yet unreleased gems "I Hope We Can Work it Out" and "Make it Through the Storm!" The verso shows a typed track listing with the Studio 80 logo and address. An immensely important, rare glimpse of the early days of one of the most beloved, prolific musicians in the history of popular music. Box measures approximately 7" x 7" x .5". Fine condition, with some wear to the exterior of the box.

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    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
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