6 April 2017

Jim Walsh on Prince and MN Music

For the week of April 9, 2017

Music writer Jim Walsh discusses his career documenting the Minnesota music scene and his time with the late, great Prince.

Guest: Jim Walsh, author and music writer

  • Part 1 – 13:24

    Part 1
    “Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes” collects 30 years of Walsh’s writings for publications such as the Pioneer Press, City Pages, Southwest Journal and MinnPost.
  • Part 2 – 13:12

    Part 2
    Nearing the one year anniversary of Prince’s death, Walsh reflects on the artist’s legacy and discusses covering Prince in the mid-to-late 1990s—a time when he was misunderstood and dismissed by many fans and critics.

    More information on “Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes”

    More information on “Gold Experience: Following Prince in the ‘90s”