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See The First Time Prince Ever Performed ‘Purple Rain’

04/21/2016 at 2:29 | QC Writer // Staff Writer
Fans of Prince are shocked to learn of his passing. As many of you now know, Prince was found unresponsive today in his Minnesota Estate. News of his passing has prompted fans alike to share tributes and old concert footage, like the one we're about to show you. The below footage was shot during the First Avenue benefit concert in 1983, and it's the first draft of 'Purple Rain,' before it made its way to the album -- also called Purple Rain. At first listen, you'll notice that the original piece was longer and has an extra verse. Nevertheless, we dig it. What was your favorite Prince song? Let us know in the comment section. Read More

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