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Paris rerecorded the song from scratch. Garcia's version was rerecorded by Prince. On the next two tours following the Prince Tour , the band underwent two line-up changes. Gayle Chapman, who had strong religious beliefs as a member of The Way , quit the band in After a long argument, Chapman quit the group to be replaced by Lisa Coleman. Cymone, whose family gave Prince a home after he left his father's house, left over a number of grievances with Prince - little input in the studio, he wasn't getting credit for his contributions to Prince's music, and in general his desire to start his own career- and would have bitter feelings toward Prince as he later claimed that Prince stole many of his ideas that were used for The Time and that he created the bassline for Controversy ' s " Do Me, Baby ".
Coleman was usually only identified by her first name, while Fink started wearing surgical scrubs on stage and became known as "Doctor" Fink. Fink originally wore a black and white striped prison jumpsuit. However, a member of Rick James' band was doing the same thing and not wanting to copy that, Prince asked Fink, "Do you have any other ideas?
The words "and the Revolution" can be seen printed backwards on the cover of his fifth album The band members were curious as to if they were getting a real name, but Prince had held back from fully calling the group The Revolution partly because of Dez Dickerson's wishes to leave the band.
When the Tour ended, Dez Dickerson finally left the band for religious reasons and was replaced by Lisa's childhood friend Wendy Melvoin. Prince told Dickerson that he needed three years from him, and Dickerson wasn't willing to commit.
Prince told Dickerson he'd leave him on payroll and honor his contract, which Prince did. Dickerson went on to eventually work for independent Christian record label Star Song. The Melvoin-Coleman tandem shortly thereafter formed a special bond with Prince and greatly influenced his output during the rest of their tenure in the band. They lasted as such through 's Hit n Run — Parade Tour.
For the Hit n Run — Parade Tour , the augmented Revolution with its several new members began to perform the jazzy arrangements from the album, including the horn sections. The album morphed into Sign o' the Times following the dissolution of The Revolution. Prince didn't want to see his band anymore and Wendy Melvoin remembers at one point he destroyed his guitar after a performance of "Purple Rain". In a direct-to- YouTube interview on Yahoo 's account , she also stated that Prince was rehearsing with all his new selections and ignoring The Revolution by not looking at them.
She looked round at the other members and she whispered and they agreed ,"It's over!
Prince dispatched Bobby Z. Eventually all three were convinced to ride it out. He turned down a much more lucrative gig as bassist for Stevie Nicks , who was going on tour at that time. Brown has said that Prince never followed through on "all that money".
But as the tour ended, on the final night in Yokohama, Japan, Prince smashed up all of his guitars after a final encore of "Purple Rain". He then called Bobby Z. Bobby Z would release a solo album in Brownmark was asked to stay but quit.
Retrieved December 1, Following the sudden death of group founder Prince on April 21, , The Revolution announced that they were getting back together as a band. On the next two tours following the Prince Tour , the band underwent two line-up changes. Thank you for your feedback. The words "and the Revolution" can be seen printed backwards on the cover of his fifth album Prince and the Revolution:
Although he said it was "partly out of loyalty to the others" and also because he was "unhappy with the direction of Prince's music at the time", it was probably so he could concentrate on his burgeoning career as a solo artist and as a record producer for himself and other artists. Matt Fink remained with Prince until , when similar to the exit of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis from The Time, Matt Fink told Prince he wasn't available for two dates at the Rock in Rio festival as he was busy producing for another band at the time and found himself replaced by Tommy Barbarella.
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