Today in Madonna History: September 26, 1988

On September 26 1988, Madonna began recording the Like A Prayer album in Los Angeles, California with collaborators Patrick Leonard and Stephen Bray.

Madonna had begun writing for the album during the down time of her Broadway run in David Mamet’s Speed-The-Plow, for which she gave her final performance in late August. With her marriage to Sean Penn on the rocks, Madonna found herself at a personal and creative crossroads – with plenty to express.

 

2 responses

  1. One of Madonna’s many career highlights, Promise to Try is a Sadly Beautiful Detroit ballad-with apologies to Warner label mate Paul Westerberg of the Replacements-the emotional high point of movie Truth or Dare!

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