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#throwbackthursday: Prince’s “When Doves Cry,” 1984

When I was young, the music of the ’80s seemed kind of weak compared to the music of the ’60s and ’70s, which had brought us Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, and The Doors. It’s sad to report that it wasn’t until I was older that I realized what a genius Prince was, and moreover what a masterpiece the whole Purple Rain album is. Being ten years old in Reagan-era Montgomery, Alabama and seeing that little man in his high-collared, purple-glitter trench coat writhing around, staring straight into… Read more #throwbackthursday: Prince’s “When Doves Cry,” 1984