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March 6, 2024

Episode 675: Purple Rain (1984)

Episode 675: Purple Rain (1984) Special Guest: Alan Light
Guest Co-Hosts: Bill Ackerman, Samm Deighan

Samm Deighan and Bill Ackerman join Mike to discuss 1984's box office smash Purple Rain which launched Prince's movie career and made him a household name. The film stars Prince as "The Kid", a musician from Minneapolis who struggles to find his place in the music scene while battling personal demons.

Our episode features an interview with Alan Light, author of Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain. We also discuss the "sequel" to Purple Rain, Graffiti Bridge, and the "remake", Rain the color of Blue with a little Red in it.

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