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Know Your Trivia for Week of 1/25/21
Prince Played 27 Instruments on His Debut Album
Don't worry! We will not ask you to name all 27 instruments. Maybe at a future Battle of Wits... ha ha!
Prince's debut album For You was released when he was just 20 years old, and he played 27 musical instruments on it. Included in the album's notes, he's listed as the musician behind all vocals, as well as (deep breath) electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, bass synth, singing bass, Fuzz bass, electric piano, acoustic piano, mini-Moog, poly-Moog, Arp string ensemble, Arp Pro Soloist, Oberheim four-voice, clavinet, drums, syndrums, water drums, slapsticks, bongos, congas, finger cymbals, wind chimes, orchestral bells, woodblocks, brush trap, tree bell, hand claps, and finger snaps. Phew!