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The Revolution, including (from left) Doctor Fink, Wendy Melvoin and Bobby Z., is on a tour this spring paying tribute to Prince. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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Ladies And Gentlemen, The Revolution: Prince's Band On Reuniting And Healing

The band that backed Prince during the Purple Rain era is on tour celebrating his music. Members Wendy Melvoin, Bobby Z. and Doctor Fink say it helps them — and audiences — to process their grief.

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Porn Star Plays New Role As Advocate For Industry Workers

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"The question of complete control and complete dominance of a marketplace means complete control and complete dominance of your daily life," Tom Hanks says. He plays the co-founder of a giant tech company in the new film The Circle. Francois Duhamel/STX Financing hide caption

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'It Is Neither Nor, It Is Both': Tom Hanks Finds No Easy Answers In 'The Circle'

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The Revolution, including (from left) Doctor Fink, Wendy Melvoin and Bobby Z., is on a tour this spring paying tribute to Prince. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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Ladies And Gentlemen, The Revolution: Prince's Band On Reuniting And Healing

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