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At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday night, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band paid tribute to Prince with a cover of "Purple Rain." Kevin Mazur/Getty Images hide caption

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When a megastar like Prince dies, collective mourning ensues. But if you didn't grow up hooked on the music — whether out of taste, or even because you weren't allowed — these moments can be somewhat isolating. Todd Davidson/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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'He Loved People Whether He Showed It Or Not': Sheila E. Remembers Prince

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Remembering Legendary Musician Prince, A 'Strikingly Original' Icon

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Prince Lived Outside The Confines Of Genre, Race And Gender

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Prince's Mystique Grew Even As He Stayed Out Of The Hollywood Spotlight

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Prince performs in New York in 1981, on tour behind his third album, Dirty Mind. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy

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