Lot #5372
Prince's Personally-Owned 'Diamond and Pearls' Music Video Tape

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Prince’s personal copy of a VHS tape containing the 'final cut short version' of Prince's 'Diamond and Pearls' music video, with label marked: "Prince / 'Diamonds and Pearls' / 4:54 / VHS NTSC Dub / Paisley Park / 11-19-91." Original VHS case features labels to front and spine, marked similarly to VHS tape and identifying the recording as "D20433." In fine condition. An upbeat ballad with a rock edge, 'Diamonds and Pearls' was a top 10 hit that reached number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the top spot on the Hot R&B Songs chart in America. Directed by Rebecca Blake, the music video for 'Diamonds and Pearls' was shot in Los Angeles on May 25 and 26, 1991, and was first aired on television on December 4, 1991.

The Prince Estate is not affiliated, associated, or connected with RR Auction or this auction, nor has it endorsed, authenticated or sponsored the items available for auction. Further, The Prince Estate has not licensed any of its intellectual property to RR Auction. From the Therese Stoulil Prince Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #571 - Ended December 12, 2019