Prince - Piano & A Microphone 1983

Prince - Piano & A Microphone 1983

New release available now!

A previously unheard home studio cassette recording of Prince performing at his piano in 1983 has been released as Piano & A Microphone 1983

This rare, intimate glimpse finds Prince working through songs including "17 Days" and "Purple Rain" (which would both be released the following year), a cover of Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You," "Strange Relationship" (issued in 1987 on the Sign O' The Times album) and "International Lover," as well as a rare recording of the pre-Civil War spiritual "Mary Don't You Weep," which will be heard on the end credits of Spike Lee's film BlacKkKlansman.

This release is available on CD, LP and deluxe edition CD/LP.

Order here:



Deluxe Ed CD/LP:

If you choose the "pick up in store" option, we'll email you when your order is ready. U.S. orders of $49+ qualify for free shipping.

Prices on do not necessarily reflect the prices in our retail store locations.
"Available to Order" on does not necessarily reflect 'in stock' at our retail location, however it means we have quick order fulfillment (generally 2-3 business days).

Customs forms for international orders are marked as "merchandise" and we are not responsible for any additional customs fees when packages arrive at their destination country.