Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
(800) 937-3880

Lot #739
Prince Signed 'Purple Rain' Album

Immensely desirable Purple Rain album signed by Prince, Wendy, and Lisa at the Sunset Strip Tower Records

This lot has closed

Estimate: $5000+
Sell a Similar Item?


Immensely desirable Purple Rain album signed by Prince, Wendy, and Lisa at the Sunset Strip Tower Records

Purple Rain album signed on the front cover in black felt tip by Prince and two members of The Revolution, Wendy and Lisa Melvoin: "Love God, Prince," "Love Forever, Wendy," and "xo, Lisa." In very fine condition. The record is included. The consignor notes that this was obtained from Todd Meehan, who worked at the Sunset Strip Tower Records in the 1980s and 1990s. He had it signed there during a visit to the store by Prince in the 1980s.

Released a month before his smash film of the same name, Purple Rain proved a rousing commercial success that elevated Prince into true international stardom. Subsequently, Prince became the first singer to simultaneously hold the No. 1 album, single, and film in the U.S., with Purple Rain receiving the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1985. Signed copies of Purple Rain are exceedingly rare and desirable, with this album representing just the second example we have offered in over 20 years.

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.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Prince
  • Dates: #627 - Ended January 12, 2022

This item is Pre-Certified by Real
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $275.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.