We frequently refer to musical instruments as part of a family when discussing them. That’s because the instruments in a particular family are connected, much like in human families. They frequently share the same materials, have equivalent appearances, and generate sound in analogous ways. Just like parents are more significant than children, some are bigger, and some are smaller.
To understand how accomplished and driven this legend is, I’d like to dissect each instrument that the prolific artist, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor was known to play. Prince is attributed with singing and playing the following instruments on his 1978 debut studio album, “For You.”
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