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  1. Umphreys McGee Debuts Prince Cover In MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | JamBase

    Umphrey's McGee played First Avenue in Minneapolis last night for their second show of a three-night stand at the venue famously portrayed in the film Purple Rain . In a nod to the film's star and local legend Prince , UM broke out a cover composed by the Purple One on the stage he once called home.

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  2. Umphreys McGee Debuts Prince Cover In MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | JamBase

    Umphrey's McGee played First Avenue in Minneapolis last night for their second show of a three-night stand at the venue famously portrayed in the film Purple Rain . In a nod to the film's star and local legend Prince , UM broke out a cover composed by the Purple One on the stage he once called home.

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  3. SNL Closing Out its 40th Season with Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, and Florence + the MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Earlier this year, Saturday Night Live celebrated its 40th anniversary with a star-studded special that featured past and current cast members, some of the show's most iconic comedy sketches, and even brought Eddie Murphy back to the SNL stage for the first time since he departed the show in 1984. This season has been full of top-notch hosts and musical guests: Chris Rock and Prince ; James Franco and Nicki Minaj ; J.K. Simmons and D'Angelo ; and Woody Harrelson and Kendrick Lamar , among others.

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  4. Purple rainout: Film Society screening of 'Purple Rain' canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Times-Picayune

    ... cancellation of the Film Society's screening of director Albert Magnoli's Oscar-winning 1984 musical drama, starring Prince as a rising rock star. It was originally scheduled to screen last Friday (April 17). The National Weather Service forecast ...

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  5. An 'Icon' returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Washington Blade

    Sheila E. says she feels energy on stage no matter how large or small the crowd. In the mid-'80s, singer and percussionist Sheila E. defined cool for a generation of women musicians, first by collaborating with Prince on the classic "Purple Rain" album, lending vocals to the album's "Erotic City," and also by recording her own bestselling solo album, "The Glamorous Life," which had a top 10 hit in its title track and another top single with "The Belle of St. Mark."

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  6. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... NBC are devoting five hours in evening prime time to reviews of the wedding. WETV has four one-hour documentaries: "Prince William," "Kate: The New Diana?", "Will + Kate Forever," and "William & Kate: Wedding of the Century." Apparently, the cable ...

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  7. Paris heartbroken as pet Tinkerbell diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... The bubbly blonde had several other canine companions, including Peter Pan, Marilyn Monroe, Dole, Harajuku Bitch, Prince and a bulldog named Max. Three cats and five sugar gliders, which are like squirrels, made up the rest of her menagerie. Asked ...

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  8. 'Raspberry Beret' Turns 30: Celebrate with the Original Video, Before Prince Has It Taken DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | People

    April 22 marks the 30th anniversary of Prince's Around the World in a Day . Coming on the heels of Purple Rain , it would have been - if it were released by anyone else - overshadowed by that record.

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  9. Singer Kevin Martin says life good after grunge eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... did something bold when he returned for an encore. He sat alone, with just an acoustic guitar, and performed Prince's "Purple Rain." Some might say it's a song that doesn't need covering, but Martin killed it, made it his own that night, and it's a ...

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  10. Looking Back: The Legend student newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | C & G Newspapers

    ... gan defeated Mondale the following month on Election Day. Record album reviews of the time included the soundtrack to Prince's "Purple Rain," Chicago's "17," John Waite's "No Brakes," Icicle Works' "Icicle Works," and Black Flag's "My War."

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  11. How 'Nothing Compares 2 U' EnduredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Atlantic

    Twenty-five years ago, Sinead O'Connor's cover of an obscure track written by Prince hit number one, becoming one of the best-known pop songs of the decade. The video, 25 years later, is almost as recognizable as the song itself, even though it conjures up images of soft-focus karaoke backing tracks and a million drunken vocal renditions of heartbreak.

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  12. Alabama Shakes Powerhouse Brittany Howard On Her Inspirations:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Details

    ... Night Live performance , when Howard stepped to the mic to sing the falsetto chorus of "Don't Wanna Fight" wearing Prince earrings. And while she does hold the Purple One dear, Howard's earliest influence is a bit more surprising: "I heard Freddie ...

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  13. Zimbabwe: First Group of Returnees Arrive After Fleeing XenophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | AllAfrica.com

    ... saying he was misquoted by the media. Addressing the same meeting where King Zwelithini spoke, South Africa's Prince Mongosuthu Buthelezi said: "There is no sense in what is happening. A spark has been ignited, and it has taken flame in terrible ...

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  14. Michelle Obama joins Mayor Mitch Landrieu to recognize work in housing veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    BEFORE IT CAN START DRILLING. FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA AND MAYOR MITCH LANDRIEU JOINING FORCES TO END VETERAN HOMLESSNESS.

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  15. Prince, Judith Hill jam for 'Record Store Weekend' at Paisley ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Star Tribune

    ... Justin , Claude Peck , Rohan Preston , Chris Riemenschneider , Graydon Royce , Randy Salas and Kristin Tillotson . Prince wanted to do something for Record Store Day. So on the night after, he invited record store owners to come see a free live ...

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  16. Prince's Facebook Page HackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | ContactMusic.com

    ... One post promised, "New music coming today!" which sparked excitement among fans, while others included, "My name is Prince and all I do is use people to get what I want and sit alone on my computer all day..."

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  17. Rock Hall Anniversary: Prince's Around the World in a DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Examiner.com

    Purple Rain may have still been ruling the charts, but Prince decided not to rest on his laurels, and released his next album Around the World in a Day in April 1985. It was his second with his band the Revolution, and it was also the first released on his newly-formed label Paisley Park.

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  18. Video Games: Get ready for the battle of the a Rock BandsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Fresno Bee

    ... step or seven, but there are an awful lot of moving parts to this. What about the artists who don't like these games? Prince has famously spoken out against them, saying that kids would be better off learning to play a real guitar. His music is ...

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  19. Notable CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | World Magazine

    ... more compelled than offered. Interesting to say the least. Remember Purple Rain , the pop-rock-funk apotheosis by Prince that even children could've listened innocently to had it not contained the NC-17 "Darling Nikki"? Mark Ronson's latest isn't ...

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  20. Prince: The real 'King of Pop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... really wasn't. Real kings don't give themselves titles. But if the title did belong to someone, it would belong to Prince . Prince is simply the most creative force the music industry has ever seen. He is also one of the rare musical acts that can ...

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