Was Purple Rain based on Prince’s life?
Purple Rain is remembered for its music — the soundtrack album produced four Top 40 hits and is a beloved pop masterpiece — but the movie, released on July 27, 1984, remains the nerviest act of Prince’s quixotic career. Purple Rain may not be an autobiography, but it may be as close as we’ll get to his true story….
Did Prince dad write Purple Rain?
John Nelson, a jazz pianist who performed with the Prince Rogers Trio, died in 2001 at age 85. He co-wrote some songs with Prince, including “Computer Blue” from “Purple Rain.” … “Our dad wrote and composed many songs, but they were never recorded until now.
Who is Morris Day’s dad?
Warner Bros. Jerome Benton (born September 19, 1962) is an American musical performer, backup dancer and comedic actor.