IN MEMORIAM

Prince is dead at 57. Long live Prince

American pop music legend Prince has been found dead in his home in Minneapolis. He was 57. His death was confirmed by the Associated Press, citing his publicist. Details about the cause have not been released; the singer was reportedly hospitalized last week after a bout with the flu.

For decades, Prince has been heralded for his innovative style and infectious tunes like “Raspberry Beret” and “Little Red Corvette.” Below we’ve compiled some of his best live performancaes to remember him by.

“Purple Rain” at SuperBowl XLI halftime show in Miami

Full concert at the Capitol Theatre in New Jersey

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” with Tom Petty and others

The video above starts with Prince’s guitar solo.

Prince with Michael Jackson and James Brown

(Bonus: Prince gets a piggyback ride onto the stage)

“American Woman” with Lenny Kravitz

Editor’s note: In an earlier version of this post, some of the YouTube embeds were not of actual Prince videos, a sign perhaps of just how tightly Prince controlled the presence of his music on the internet.

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