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Seven things we learned from the ‘Purple Rain Deluxe’ liner notes

“The Revolution will be heard,” yells a chorus of voices in “Wonderful Ass,” one of the new songs on Purple Rain Deluxe: Expanded Edition. They were indeed; Revolution members guitarist Wendy Melvoin, keyboardist Lisa Coleman, bassist BrownMark, keyboardist Dr. Fink, and drummer Bobby Z backed up Prince during his most commercially successful period, from about 1983-86. […]

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UPDATED: The Revolution announce tour dates

The Revolution have announced four late-April tour dates in major U.S. cities. The shows — in Chicago (Metro, April 23), D.C. (Fillmore Silver Spring, April 27), New York City (B.B. King’s, April 28), and Philadelphia (Theatre of Living Arts, April 29) — will follow the band’s scheduled performance at the Paisley Park Celebration (April 20-23). The […]

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