On April 21, 2016 we lost yet another music legend, Prince. He was a force to be reckoned with and had a flare that was all his own. He broke into the music scene in the late 70’s with songs such as I Feel for You, Soft and Wet, and I Wanna Be Your Lover. His most well-known songs were Little Red Corvette, Purple Rain, When Doves Cry, and Thieves in the Temple.
Prince was known not only for his high-pitched falsetto voice and catchy songs, but also for his unique fashion. He didn’t care what other’s thought and paved the way for others to abandon the fear of what other’s thought and to just be themselves. A close friend of mine, who happens to work for a local pool water company, was a real Prince fan. We were together when we heard of Prince’s passing. My friend was visibly moved by the news and said “Prince made it ok to be different.” I could not have said it better myself. He was a true music genius and just an all-around cool dude. He will truly be missed. Continue reading When Doves Cry: A Tribute to Prince →