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  1. Amazing video of Prince debuting "Purple Rain" that he doesn't want you to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    Footage from the August 1983 concert at Minneapolis' famed First Avenue club when Prince debuted the magnificent 13-minute original version of Purple Rain - with an additional third verse - that was later edited and overdubbed for the Purple Rain album. This was also guitarist Wendy Melvoin's first performance with The Revolution.

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  2. NewsVideo surfaces of Prince performing 'Purple Rain' for the first time live - watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NME

    Video footage of Prince playing 'Purple Rain' live for the first time has emerged online. The song was first performed at a a benefit concert for the Minnesota Dance Theatre at the First Avenue nightclub in Minneapolis on August 3, 1983.

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  3. Arthur: Even at Super Bowl, Eli Manning can't escape big brother's shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2012 | Canada.com

    ... nding his life trying to catch up to big brother. It must be strange being a member of football's royal family, to be Prince Harry to Peyton's Prince

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  4. Market MoverTORNADOS and the Twisted 'Ho-Hum' MediaRead the original story

    May 1, 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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  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOOL 108

    In 1983, Prince performed at First Ave. for a benefit concert. This was the night he performed "Purple Rain" for the first time, and the video from the event has re-emerged! The video, posted by Facebook user Raphael Deas, has been shared more than 40,000 times.

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  6. Watch Prince debut 'Purple Rain' at First Ave before his lawyers take it downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | City Pages

    You know Agent Smith from The Matrix ? That relentless automaton that was hellbent on squashing Neo? In this metaphor, Agent Smith is Prince's litigious goon squad and, of course, unsanctioned use of Prince's material is Neo. In the recently re-emerged rare footage below, you'll see the Purple One circa '83 at First Avenue unveiling "Purple Rain" for the first time.

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  7. Party Like It's 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slate Magazine

    ... don't have a Michael Jackson," he told the New York Times ' Jon Caramanica in a profile in July. "They don't have a Prince [whose 'Purple Rain' was No. 1 on Pitchfork 's list]. They don't have a Whitney ['I Wanna Dance With Somebody,' No. 20]. Who ...

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  8. Prince talks new album's 'experimental precedent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Music-News.com

    Prince worked on his new music with producer-mixer-engineer Joshua Welton and the Purple Rain superstar is pleased with the super fresh sounds. 'When you hear something you like that you can't find a precedent for, that's what you want more of,' he told Entertainment Weekly.

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  9. Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Star Tribune

    ... me many times since the first encounter at New York's Bottom Line in August 1975. The first time we talked, in 1978, Prince said he'd stop doing interviews at some point. He still talks to me even if it means I have to jet off to meet him on a ...

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  10. Prince talks about his 'experimental' new record 'HITNRUN'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    What could His Purpleness possibly have left to prove, nearly four decades and 38 studio albums into a superstar career? Nothing, of course-aside from the fact that he can release HITNRUN any way he wants; his latest will bow exclusively on Jay Z's artist-friendly Tidal service on Sept. 7. "I would say it's an experimental Prince record for fans who just don't care about him sounding like a certain thing," coproducer, mixer, and engineer Joshua Welton told EW last week during a visit to Prince's fabled Paisley Park complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  11. Craig Robinson and Steve Gorman Jam OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | FOX Sports Radio 1340 & 1400

    When actor, comedian Craig Robinson stopped by Steve Gorman SPORTS!, Steve didn't let the fact that he couldn't hear Craig's piano get in the way of knocking out a very emotional version of Prince's "Purple Rain." Craig and Steve then took on Gloria Gaynor's 1978 disco classic, "I Will Survive" during an impromptu 30-minute jam session.

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  12. 5 fun things I learned about Nate Ruess at his NYS Fair concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Post-Standard

    ... outfit, The Format). Ruess wrote or co-wrote every track he performed at the NYS Fair, except for one. He covered Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" from the "Purple Rain" soundtrack, giving the crowd of at least 10,000 a reason to dance and, well, go crazy. ...

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  13. 'If you play with fire, you get burnt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit. But now the pop funk icon is making a comeback to the music scene. 'Reckless' ... Chrissie Hynde includes an ...

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  14. Looking back on a record-breaking reignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit. But now the pop funk icon is making a comeback to the music scene. Sixty years on from when she first ascended ...

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  15. Why Kim Kardashian stopped smilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit. But now the pop funk icon is making a comeback to the music scene. A RUSSIAN man has shown the world that you ...

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  16. Are cat videos killing TV drama?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NEWS.com.au

    GABI Grecko left very little to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit.

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  17. The Voice crowns youngest ever winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NEWS.com.au

    GABI Grecko left very little to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit.

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  18. Jay Z Joins, Quits Instagram After Michael Jackson TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | RollingStone

    ... his all-star music streaming service . Jay Z's brief Instagram tenure is reminiscent of fellow Tidal co-owner Prince 's love/hate relationship with social media. In November 2014, after launching an official Facebook and Twitter, the Purple Rain ...

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  19. Gabi's bizarre 'spiritual' danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | NEWS.com.au

    GABI Grecko left very little to the imagination as she performed a bizarre "spiritual" dance in a new video on Instagram. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit.

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  20. Prince is making a comebackRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | AdelaideNow...

    ... d half before giving a glimpse of his skills in San Francisco's pre-season game against Denver. NOT since the 90s has Prince had a big hit. But now the pop funk icon is making a comeback to the music scene.

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