We’ve lost some of the world’s favorite musicians this year, but none hits harder for me than Prince. I mean, freaking Prince died?

Maybe it’s because he came into my purview at about the same time that baseball cards did, but Prince was one of those larger than life figures who I just kind of assumed would always be there.

Stupid, naive position, I know.

It’s all ephemeral — sports cards, sunlight, people.

But Prince should have been less ephemeral than 57 years.

So, yeah, for Purple Rain and When the Doves Cry and Little Red Corvette and a bajillion other great songs …

For being a huge purple sports fan …

For living large but too briefly …

Prince get his own weekly roundup post. It’s not much, but it’s what I got.

 

Gone Too Soon

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