The Resource On time : a princely life in funk, Morris Day with David Ritz, (electronic resource)

On time : a princely life in funk, Morris Day with David Ritz, (electronic resource)

Label
On time : a princely life in funk
Title
On time
Title remainder
a princely life in funk
Statement of responsibility
Morris Day with David Ritz
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir by Morris Day of The Time centering around his lifelong relationship and association with Prince.Brilliant composer, smooth soul singer, killer drummer, and charismatic band leader, Morris Day, has been a force in American music for the past four decades. In On Time, the renowned funkster looks back on a life of turbulence and triumph. He chronicles his creative process with an explosive prose that mirrors his intoxicating music. Morris' story is a fast-paced page-turner replete with unexpected twists and shocking surprises. A major and fascinating theme is his lifelong friendship and years of musical partnership with Prince, from their early days on the Minneapolis scene to selling out stadiums and duking it out as rivals in Purple Rain. Eventually, Morris went on to release four albums with a new band of his very own, the legendary Time. He battled his addictions and came out victorious. But not before increasing tensions and embittered rivalry between Prince and the Revolution and Morris Day and the Time led the two performers towards separate paths. Through the years, the fierce brotherly love between Morris and Prince kept bringing them back together, over and over again-until pride, ego, and circumstance interfered. Two months before Prince's untimely death, the two finally reconnected and started to make amends. But Morris could've never imagined it would be the last time he'd ever see his friend again. This is Morris Day's singular story in which the magic of music is the ultimate healer. On Time is also a deep meditation on friendship, Morris' poetic method of reconciling the loss of his close friend and longtime collaborator, and a way to commemorate an incendiary life cut short. But this book is more than just a walk down memory lane-it's a metaphorical means to bring Prince back to life. Throughout the narrative, Morris allows Prince's "voice" to protect his own legacy, to counter Morris's interpretations of events, and to essentially breathe new life into a tale as old as time-of two brothers, two bands, and a musical culture that even today pulsates with fresh energy
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Day, Morris
Dewey number
782.42166092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
ML420.D37
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ron Butler
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Butler, Ron
  • Ritz, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Day, Morris
  • Prince
  • Rock musicians
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Label
On time : a princely life in funk, Morris Day with David Ritz, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 14 min., 41 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781549151590
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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0e07a7aa-ac66-4736-aa2d-b33366d8a2a9
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1122680779
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Label
On time : a princely life in funk, Morris Day with David Ritz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 14 min., 41 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549151590
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0e07a7aa-ac66-4736-aa2d-b33366d8a2a9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1122680779
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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