Unable to secure a recording contract, Moon brought the tape to Owen Husney, a Minneapolis businessman, who signed Prince, age 17, to a management contract, and helped him create a demo at Sound 80 Studios in Minneapolis (with producer/engineer David Z). The song "Just as Long as We're Together" reached No. In 1979, Prince created a band with André Cymone on bass, Dez Dickerson on guitar, Gayle Chapman and Doctor Fink on keyboards, and Bobby Z. Their first show was at the Capri Theater on January 5, 1979. executives attended the show but decided that Prince and the band needed more time to develop his music.
Husney and Prince then left Minneapolis and moved to Sausalito, California, where Prince's first album, For You, was recorded at Record Plant Studios. In October 1979, Prince released the album, Prince, which was No. Prince was also the opening act for Rick James' 1980 Fire It Up tour.
After a brief period of living with his father, who bought him his first guitar, Prince moved into the home of his neighbors, the Anderson family.
He befriended the Anderson's son, Andre, who later collaborated with Prince and became known as André Cymone.
He sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Records at the age of 17, and released his debut album For You in 1978.
His 1979 album Prince went platinum, and his next three records—Dirty Mind (1980), Controversy (1981), and 1999 (1982)—continued his success, showcasing Prince's prominently explicit lyrics and blending of funk, dance, and rock music.
In 1991, Prince's father told A Current Affair that he named his son Prince because he wanted Prince "to do everything I wanted to do".
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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and director.