The 1st time the bunch at First Avenue heard the iconic slow-burning ballad “Purple Rain” from that creaking, perspiration-soaked stage, they knew something special was occurring.
Except for the fortunate individuals who watched that performance in 1983, that minute has not been mostly documented, but fortunate for you, one patron of the leader that is purple has let loose an extremely scarce clip of that historic moment, in all its gritty, dimly-lit glory. It’s this record from this night which was used as the bones for the record version we cherish. And it’s this performance that introduced First Avenue to the group that would continue to become tour and The Revolution with The Child for the three subsequent years. Get and go to it while it is possible to, you understand these things usually work out. Significance, it wo’t be up for long. OBSERVE HERE