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NEW YORK - Prince may be a man of many names, but the NAACP likes his image regardless. The "Purple Rain" singer will be honored with the 2005 NAACP Vanguard Award in a Los Angeles ceremony. The presentation will take place during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/24/ent_444523.shtml
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...swheatscoop.com or call (800) SWHEATS. Rock 'n' roll vault Michael Jackson's red Thriller jacket, Prince's Purple Rain coat, Madonna's Boy Toy wedding dress and David Bowie's zebra-striped Ziggy Stardust getup are a part of rock 'n...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/21/liv_365605.shtml
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...Suite 228, Augusta, GA 30901 before 11 a.m. July 31. Call (706) 724-1314. Imperial to rock The movie Purple Rain will be shown tonight at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., as part of the Thirsty Thursday Rock & Roll Movies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/19/ric_136281.shtml
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Sonic Spotlight: Michael Tanksley

...Eruption; Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody; Cameo, Alligator Woman; The Isley Brothers, Voyage to Atlantis; Prince, Purple Rain ONLINE EXTRA Click here to hear a song from Michael Tanksley's Christmas album.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/03/mus_178969.shtml
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Nominees announced for 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

...and Roll Hall of Fame, which is located in Cleveland. Funk-rocker Prince has led a diverse career topped by his "Purple Rain" soundtrack, heartland rocker Mellencamp had a string of hits after dropping the middle name "Cougar" and songwriter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/mus_387191.shtml
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Songs of love

...have headed had he taken the bus. PURPLE RAIN (PRINCE): Too soulful to be...rocking to be considered soul, Purple Rain is also too infectious not to have...matter at all that the image of purple rain makes no sense. Turn this up and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/08/mus_115629.shtml
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Across the river

...3500 Walton Way; (803) 502-0252, www.augustarosesociety.org. IMPERIAL THEATRE ROCK MOVIES: Thursday, Purple Rain, a 1984 film starring Prince; $2; happy hour 7 p.m., movie at 8 p.m.; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/15/aik_135624.shtml
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Prince says success has always been there

...1980s and early '90s as he sold tens of millions of albums behind hits like "Kiss," "Little Red Corvette," and "Purple Rain," from his blockbuster 1984 movie debut. Back then, Prince's was part of the pop trifecta of superstars - as popular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/mus_414583.shtml
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Prince video ignites controversy

...in the 1980s with a series of sexually provocative songs and videos and his starring role in the autobiographical "Purple Rain." His career has seen a revival this year with the release of the album "Musicology" and a successful nationwide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/18/ent_431588.shtml
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Prince announces arena tour featuring his 1980s hits

...he dropped out of in the '90s. He kicked off this month's Grammy telecast with Beyonce joining him on his hit "Purple Rain"; this marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking album and movie. On the Net: http://www.npgmc.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/26/mus_405916.shtml
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