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Prince: 15 Epic Live Performances

This article by Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster had great videos of Prince performances, including performances with other musical artists.  There are well known and lesser known videos that help to define his unique qualities as a performer.  An unforgettable stage presence and stellar showman.  These 15 are a tiny sample.

Nobody Performed Like Prince: 15 Epic Live Moments You Need to Watch

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“Prince’s music—a kinetic mix of soul, funk, pop, and R&B—speaks for itself (7 Grammys, 100 million records sold, an Oscar for “Purple Rain” in 1985), but watching him on stage is an experience unlike any other. Nothing he did ever felt choreographed, rehearsed, or overly planned. The man got up on stage and earned his reputation as one of the all-time coolest, smoothest, slyest, sexiest musicians on the planet. And his sheer talent, well, that’s not something easily put into words.

It’s a sad day today, so in honor of the ultimate Artist, let’s revisit 15 live performances that are absolutely epic.”

Prince Performing “Let’s Work”

Prince’s Performing “Purple Rain” (in the Rain) During Super Bowl XLI

Prince, James Brown, and Michael Jackson in 1983

Larry Graham, GCS, and Prince Live at BB Kings

Prince and Cee-Lo Green Performing “Crazy”

Another Epic Performance of “Purple Rain”

Prince Performing “Love Is A Losing Game”with Amy Winehouse

Longtime Collaborator Sheila E Tearing up the Drums at a Prince Show

Prince’s Tribute to Chaka Khan with Stevie Wonder and India.Arie

Prince and Lenny Kravitz Performing “American Woman”

Prince Full Concert, 1982, Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ

Prince Slaying Radiohead’s “Creep”

Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL Performing B-Side Classic ‘She’s Always in My Hair’

Prince Showing off Why He’s the King of funk

Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne and others “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

The music world is heartbroken at the loss of an icon, but let’s take a moment to remember his most epic live performances.

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