Archive for June 20th, 2020

GUITAR SELLS FOR A PRINCE OF A PRICE!

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A custom guitar played by Prince at the height
of his stardom in the 1980s and 1990s has sold for a staggering $563,500 at
auction.

The “Blue Angel” Cloud 2 electric guitar skyrocketed beyond the estimate of $100,000 to $200,000 it was expected to fetch at the Music Icons sale run by
Julien’s Auctions on Friday and Saturday in Beverly Hills.

Prince played the blindingly blue guitar with the artist’s “love” symbol on its
neck beginning on the 1984 Purple Rain Tour, on the classic albums
“Lovesexy” and “Sign O’ The Times.” He used it into the early 1990s.

Iconic Prince guitar that was once thought lost is sold for over ...
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016)

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

Unique Father's Day Gifts | Affordable Gifts For Dads

Father’s Day has been celebrated on March 19 as Saint Joseph’s Day
since the
Middle Ages. In America, Father’s Day was founded by
Sonora Smart Dodd (below) and celebrated on the third Sunday of
June for the first time in 1910. It is held on various days in many parts
of the world all throughout the year, often in the months of March, May
and June.

The mother of Father's Day was raised by a single dad - ABC News
Sonora Smart Dodd (February 18, 1882 – March 22, 1978)

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