Prince Projects 1: Vanity6

Vanity6 Vanity6 is a girl group assembled by the rising star himself Prince back in 1981. Vanity Six’s “nasty girls” image was introduced to music fans as the female counter-part to Prince’s “rude boy’ image.  Vanity6s’ personas were as followed;  Denise “Vanity” Matthew’s role was lead singer while her persona was that of the sexy vamp clad in a black leather camisole and trench coat,…

My Recent Vinyl Finds

1. Jimmy Smith – Respect: Recorded, June 2 & 14 1967 on Verve.  Released in 1967, Respect was fairly commercial during it’s initial run, peaking at number 60 on Billboard Top 200, number 3 on Billboard Top R&B Albums and number 5 on Billboard Top Jazz Albums. Recommended!!  2. Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery –…