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Prince: Time of the Sign

Barney Hoskyns, 'Imp of the Perverse' (Virgin Books), 1988

1987 WAS A comparatively low-profile year for Prince, a year that saw some of his greatest music on the double Sign 'O' The Times album but one, too, in which an over-ambitious stage show had to curtail a world tour because of poor ticket sales.

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