Thursday, March 08, 2012
Purple Rain: Music on Film Book set for release
My newest book, part of Limelight Edition's celebrated "Music on Film" series, will be released shortly, and I wanted to give readers here a head's up about it.
My first text in the series gazed at the making of 1984's This is Spinal Tap, and this new edition gazes at another classic rock film of that very year, Purple Rain.
To celebrate the book's upcoming release, the blog Onstage and Backstage, has posted my piece "Four Reasons Why Purple Rain Endures."
Here's an excerpt:
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As a child, I generally didn’t collect military toys, preferring instead sci-fi, horror, and fantasy merchandise. But I made a happ...