Music icon Prince gets tribute in new comic book biography
Prince Rogers Nelson, started a musical revolution with the hits "1999," "Little Red Corvette," "When Doves Cry," "Purple Rain," "Kiss," and more, challenging even the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson, for chart supremacy during the 1980s.
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#1 Dec 11, 2013
I'd have to say if there had been a contest, Prince won.
I like what the author Michael L. Frizell had to say.
#2 Dec 11, 2013
Prince racked up a lot of hits with a larger catalog of albums. Plus, he got the box office money from the smash film, "Purple Rain" and his other less successful films. The man actually starred in his full features, which people had to pay full price tickets for in order to see them. In Michael Jackson's case, his videos were shown for free on MTV. I remember Prince's "1999" "Little Red Corvette" "When Doves Cry" "Let's Go Crazy" "I Would Die 4 U" and "Rasberry Beret" Prince still knows how to play musical instruments, writes all his material and produced every piece of music himself. Michael Jackson needed session musicians and Quincy Jones.
#3 Dec 23, 2013
Prince Won Supremacy Over Michael Jackson:
"Soft And Wet"
"I Wanna Be Your Lover"
"Little Red Corvette"
"Let's Pretend We're Married"
"When Doves Cry"
"Let's Go Crazy"
"I Would Die 4 U"
"Take Me With U"
"Sign 'O The Times"
"If I Was Your Girlfriend"
"U Got The Look"
"I Could Never Take Place Of Your Man"
"The Arms Of Orion"
"Thieves In The Temple"
"Diamonds And Pearls"
"Money Doesn't Matter 2 Night"
"My Name Is Prince"
"The Morning Papers"
"The Most Beautiful Girl In The World"
"Eye Hate U"
#6 Dec 24, 2013
even boy george is a better artist then michael jackson. at least he didn't diddle and pay off little boys. michael was a demented, delusional, freakish pedo. he got away with it because of money and 2 star struck jurors that wouldn't accept michael was a pedophile.
#7 Dec 29, 2013
Boy George was better than Michael Jackson. Most everything on MTV back in the eighties was. Despite the floons claims, Michael was not the first black artist played on MTV. That was one of Jacko's first lies. I remember they played Musical Youth before Wacko. And another lie was that Michael invented the movie concept for video. Duran Duran "Hungry Like The Wolf" was shot like a movie. Again, made before "Bille Jean" or "Thriller" Actually, I would say that Prince's "Purple Rain" clips were from his actual blockbuster film. It definitely help sell both the album and the movie. Prince destroyed Michael Jackson in the eighties to the early nineties. He had more hits and made more albums.
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