Prince, Miles, and Maceo: Horns, Masculinity, and the Anxiety of Influence

  title={Prince, Miles, and Maceo: Horns, Masculinity, and the Anxiety of Influence},
  author={Griffin Woodworth},
  journal={Black Music Research Journal},
  pages={117 - 150}
It is New Year's Eve of 1987; Prince is performing his Sign 'O' The Times stage show on the new soundstage of his recently completed recording complex, Paisley Park. The event, a two-hundred-dollar-a-plate benefit for a local charity, is one of only a handful of occasions when Prince will perform this show in America (having done his Sign 'O' the Times tour in Europe during the summer of 1987, Prince elected not to mount an American leg of the tour). Nonetheless, the night will be remembered… 
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