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Item 7490 - Prince Set of (5) Purple Rain Tour Daily Memos Catalog 494 (Mar 2017)

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Sold Price: $245.00 (includes buyer's premium)


Five photocopied daily memos from the Purple Rain Tour, dated from November 11, 1984, to February 23, 1985, listing hotels, venues, schedules, and room lists for the crew and musicians. All measure 8.5 x 11 except for the first, which measures 8.5 x 14 and includes an invitation for a private after party during the tour's opening series of shows in Detroit. The others include: November 23, 1984, in Philadelphia; December 9, 1984, in Chicago; December 24, 1984, in Minneapolis, which refers to his hometown Christmas shows; and February 23, 1985, in Los Angeles. In overall fine condition. From the collection of Prince’s assistant tour manager Gwen Leeds, who notes that Prince, Sheila E., and the members of The Revolution are listed under pseudonyms in the room lists. These daily memos were prepared by the tour managers and distributed nightly under each member of the entourage's hotel room door. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Gwen Leeds.

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