April 21, 2016

And now Prince is gone

And now Prince is gone

Prince has died at 57.

He was one of the very best. I loved his guitar playing, and his songwriting. When I was a teenager and only had AM pop radio in my ancient Plymouth, I used to rejoice every time a Prince song came on to save me from the mediocrity of everything else.

We’ve lost Lemmy, Bowie, now Prince—and it’s only April.

I’m too numb to write a long remembrance, so here are some Prince videos I’d been watching recently: