Sound Field

Where is the Funk? How Prince Created the Minneapolis Sound

Episode 25 | 11m 27s

The electro-funk style known as the Minneapolis Sound took over pop music in the 1980s and 90s. LA is in Minneapolis to meet with Jellybean Johnson of the Minneapolis Sound pioneering band, The Time, to find out how Prince and artists like Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis developed the sound. Jellybean also helps LA create his own Minneapolis-style original composition.

Aired: 01/03/20

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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