On Thursday, April 24 creative and talented musician Prince passed away at the age of 57 in his studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. His death has left fans from all over the world in mourning and grief at the loss of such an icon. People everywhere are buying his music and posting on social media about how much of an impact Prince has had on them.
Prince’s 1999 CNN interview describing his music.
In memory of Prince, Google even created a new “Google doodle” on their homepage, inspired by Prince’s No.1 hit “Purple Rain.” On top of this, President Barack Obama also released a statement referring to Prince as “one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time…He was a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant bandleader, and an electrifying performer.” To commemorate such an incredible and influential musician, I have created a playlist of some of Prince’s best hits and most well known songs to help us all through this grieving process.
“Let’s Go Crazy”
“Little Red Corvette”
“When Doves Cry”
“I Would Die 4 U”