Prince
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1958-06-07
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Prince Biography (Wikipedia)

Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was a musical innovator and known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. His music integrates a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, new wave, soul, psychedelia, and pop. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year of his eligibility. Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists—"the most influential artists of the rock & roll era".

Prince was born in Minneapolis and developed an interest in music as a young child. He signed a recording contract with Warner Bros. at the age of 18, and released his debut album For You in 1978. His 1979 album Prince went platinum, and his next three records—Dirty Mind (1980), Controversy (1981), and 1999 (1982)—continued his success, showcasing Prince's prominently sexual lyrics and blending of funk, dance, and rock music. In 1984, he began referring to his backup band as the Revolution and released Purple Rain, which served as the soundtrack to his eponymous 1984 film debut and was met with widespread acclaim. After releasing the albums Around the World in a Day (1985) and Parade (1986), The Revolution disbanded, and Prince released the double album Sign o' the Times (1987) as a solo artist. He released three more solo albums before debuting the New Power Generation band in 1991.

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U Got The Look
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1999
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Little Red Corvette
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Little Red Corvette
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Purple Rain
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Purple Rain
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Kiss
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Kiss
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Raspberry Beret
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Starfish And Coffee
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Starfish And Coffee
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Let's Go Crazy
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Let's Go Crazy
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Sign 'O' The Times
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Thunder
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Thunder
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Controversy
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Controversy
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When Doves Cry
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When Doves Cry
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Cream
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Cream
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Anotherloverholenyohead
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Diamonds And Pearls
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Diamonds And Pearls
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Purple Rain
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Purple Rain
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The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
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The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
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Alphabet St.
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Alphabet St.
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How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore?
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How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore?
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Paisley Park
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I Wish U Heaven
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I Wish U Heaven
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