My first Prince experience was when I was a little girl lying in the hospital, seriously injured after a near-fatal car accident. Being confined to a hospital bed with nothing to do but watch television allowed me the pleasure of watching “His Royal Badness” perform, “I Wanna Be Your Lover.” Though I don’t recall the show, I do remember that I was hooked instantly!
With each album, “Dirty Mind,” “Controversy,” “1999”, and the iconic “Purple Rain,” the hungrier I became for more of his music…for more of him! If you are a fan like me, you can imagine my disappointment when my mother forbade me to purchase the “Purple Rain” soundtrack or see the movie. You can also imagine my heartbreak upon hearing of Prince’s death on April 21, 2016.
Sadly, I will never meet him backstage, and he will never read this blog post, which only proves that these…
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