A study in purple…

Never got to see him live (came close once, but the record company said ‘No”), yet Prince was always an intriguing character.

Good music, plenty of energy and the willingness to take on the record company when things didn’t go his way.

And the nous to let other artists take on his songs too – Sinead O’Connor and The Bangles are just two names that spring to mind.

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About Keith Rickaby

Fiftysomething writer and occasional photographer who has worked in the tailoring trade and the outdoor/travel clothing, equipment and footwear game. Past lives include working as an outdoor instructor, managing three bands and doing PR work through an agency or my own contacts. Was a student in the mid-90s and whilst I'm originally from the North East, I'm now firmly based in't Yorkshire...
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