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Item 4009 - Prince Signed Document for 'Cool' Catalog 522 (Feb 2018)

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DS, signed twice, “Prince R. Nelson,” seven pages, 8.5 x 11, July 30, 1981. A "Standard Songwriter's Contract" between Prince and Dez Dickerson for the song 'Cool,' in part: "Composer hereby sells, assigns and delivers…the original musical composition presently entitled 'Cool' (the 'Composition'), the music of which was written by Prince R. Nelson and the words of which were written by Dez Dickerson, including the title, words and music thereof, all worldwide rights therein." The contract goes on to outline standard terms and the royalties schedule. Signed at the conclusion twice by Prince—once on behalf of Tionna Music and once as the composer of the song—and signed once by Dickerson, who adds his address. In fine condition, with the final (signed) page detached but present. From the collection of an early Prince insider.

Dickerson, a guitarist and singer who was a member of Prince's band The Revolution, co-wrote 'Wild and Loose,' 'After Hi School,' and 'Cool' for The Time, and also contributed vocals to Prince's classics 'Little Red Corvette' and '1999.' This song, 'Cool,' became the fourth track on The Time's self-titled debut album in 1981, and was released as the album's second single. Prince's backing vocals are very apparent in the song, especially in the chorus. An outstanding and early twice-signed Prince songwriting document.

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