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Owen Husney reflects on meeting a teenage Prince: ‘He was not an icon then. He was a brilliant human being who was living in a basement'

6 days ago   |   By The Current

Earlier this month, the longtime promoter, manager, advertising executive, and musician Owen Husney released his long-in-the-works memoir Famous People Who've Met Me. Owen is best known in the Prince universe for his role as Prince's first manager - specifically, the one that was at Prince's side helping to negotiate his historic three-album deal with Warner Bros. Records in 1977 - but as the book reveals, his story doesn't begin or end there.
Owen's book is an entertaining read, told in a straightforward, no-B.S. style, and it offers a rare front-row view of a Twin Cities music industry...
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