Prince – Original 1987 German 1st Pressing “The Black Album” with Lifetime Guarantee

Recordmecca is proud to offer an original 1987 German first pressing LP of Prince’s ultra-rare The Black Album. According to the comprehensive website The Black Album Info, “Of the 500,000 German copies known to have been pressed, around 50 records are likely to have escaped destruction.”  This is one of those ultra rare copies, literally […]

Prince – Original 1987 ‘Black Album’ CD With Full Provenance, Lifetime Guarantee

An exceedingly rare original 1987 U.S. compact disc of Prince’s legendary The Black Album. Scheduled for release by Warner Bros. Records on December 8, 1987, Prince cancelled The Black Album one week before its release date, and at his direction more than 500,000 copies were destroyed, on cd, cassette and LP. An extremely small number […]

Prince – Previously Unknown 1987 Original Canadian “Black Album” LP / The Only Known Copy In Existence

SOLD – Thanks to everyone for their interest is proud to offer what can truly be described as one of the rarest records in the world. We have just listed on a previously unknown Canadian vinyl copy of Prince’s legendary The Black Album. In the 30 years since The Black Album was cancelled […]

Prince – Handwritten Lyrics For “Mr. Goodnight” With Roger Epperson COA, Lifetime Guarantee

We’re proud to offer here Prince’s original handwritten lyrics for the chorus of the song ‘Mr. Goodnight’, from his 2007 album Planet Earth.  Prince wrote out the chorus of this song for a background singer, during his 2007 run of 3121 shows at the Rio in Las Vegas. The lyrics, written on a 6 x 9 page read: “Call Mr. […]

Prince – Prince Owned & Stage-Worn Custom-Made Purple Shoes

A pair of custom-made purple shoes, owned and worn by Prince.  Hand crafted in purple satin with a black leather interior, each features a large silver ‘love symbol’ charm used as a zipper pull. These boots were extensively worn by Prince—in addition to having been re-soled, they have metal reinforcement brackets attached between the sole and heel.  The […]

Prince – RIAA Platinum Record Award for “When Doves Cry” Single

An original RIAA Platinum Record Award for Prince’s worldwide smash hit single “When Doves Cry”, presented to his longtime tour accountant.  “When Doves Cry”, released in May 1984, was a #1 single in the United States for five weeks, and the top selling single of that year.  It reached the top of the charts around […]

Prince – Personally Owned & Worn Custom-Made High-Heeled Boots

A pair of custom-made high-heeled boots, owned and worn by Prince during the 1990’s. These shoes have a blue linen exterior and black leather interior, with gold metal “love symbol” zipper pulls.  The rubber soles are marked Translite, and the heels are reinforced with metal brackets to prevent them from breaking during Prince’s exuberant stage […]

Prince – Factory Sealed 1987 U.S. “Black Album” LP – One Of The Rarest Records In The World

All available copies have been SOLD. Read the new Rolling Stone article about the discovery this album and our listing! Just listed: The Rarest Bob Dylan album in the world. Recordmecca is proud to offer what is surely one of the rarest vinyl albums in the world—a factory-sealed 1987 U.S. pressing of Prince’s legendary The […]

Prince – Handwritten Lyric For Unknown Song “Electric Rush”, With Roger Epperson Authentication

Prince’s handwritten working lyrics for the unreleased song “Electric Rush”.  The words “electric rush” appear in the 2007 song “Here Eye Come” by Prince and Bria Valentine, but the two songs are otherwise unrelated. The lyrics  here are: Electric Rush (Guilty Pleasures) (Love this  **et) Been working so hard all day Lookin 4 ward 2 […]

Prince – Stage-Worn Crushed Velvet Vest, With Lifetime Guarantee

From the collection of a former employee of Paisley Park, we are proud to offer a custom-made, crushed velvet vest, worn on stage by Prince . Prince is pictured wearing a similar vest in the live photograph on this page. Paisley Park had its own custom tailor shop, where designers created clothes for Prince and […]

Prince – #38/300 White Vinyl Promotional “Black Album” With Warner Bros/Jeff Gold COA

An ultra rare, unplayed promotional White Vinyl copy of Prince’s Black Album — one of only 300 made by Warner Bros. Records. These highly sought after rarities were pressed in 1994, when Prince finally gave Warner Bros Records permission to release the Black Album. Each copy was gold stamped with a number from 1 to […]

Prince – Stage Worn “Batman” Mirror Bracelet With 2 Letters of Authenticity, Full Provenance

An original custom-made Batman mirrored wristband, made for Prince and worn by him during concert performances.  We obtained this directly from Prince’s former guitar technician and occasional photographer, Joel Bernstein, who kept it in his personal collection from the time he worked with Prince.  Bernstein is a legendary music photographer, Neil Young’s longtime archivist, and […]

Prince – Original 1989 Batman Mirror Bracelet as Worn in “Batdance” Video

An original custom-made Batman mirrored wristband, made for Prince and nearly identical to the one he wore in the “Batdance” video.  Prince’s former guitar tech, Joel Bernstein, explained to us that a number of these were made for Prince with a more substantial elastic wrist attachment than the one in the “Batdance” video, so they […]

Prince – Owned & Stage Worn Custom Made Tasseled Gloves, With Photo Documentation

From the collection of a former employee of Paisley Park, we are proud to offer a pair of Prince owned and stage worn black tasseled gloves. Prince can be seen wearing these custom-made gloves (with matching pants) in two separate full-page photographs from the 1990 Nude Tour program, a mint copy of which is included. […]

Prince – ‘The Black Album’ – #5 of 50 Grey/Marbled Vinyl Copies

One of 50 grey/marbled vinyl, numbered copies of Prince’s The Black Album, from the archive of Recordmecca’s own Jeff Gold, who was responsible for this ultra rarity. This unplayed and mint condition example is stamped #005 of 50 produced. Gold’s included letter of authenticity details it’s history: This letter is to authenticate an ultra rare […]

Prince – “Purple Rain” RIAA Gold Record Gifted by Prince to “Purple Rain” Cinematographer

An original RIAA Gold Single Award for Prince’s 1984 hit “Purple Rain”.  Prince himself gave this to the late Don Thorin, the cinematographer of Prince’s film Purple Rain.  Years later Thorin gave it to a close friend, from whom we obtained it. Thorin was a well known director of photography who also shot An Officer […]