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    Default Which Classic Rock Artist Had The Best Prince Tribute?

    I found five classic rock artists who paid tribute to Prince and they're all worthy of checking out. Jimmy Buffett, Chris Cornell, David Gilmour, Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen all either performed a full song or inserted a Prince riff into one of their own songs.

    I posted all of the videos HERE. Check 'em out and vote on which one you think is best!

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    The Revolution for their announced tribute shows.

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    I just really don't get the love for Bruce Springsteen. I mean, I really, truly don't. It's a mystery.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I just really don't get the love for Bruce Springsteen. I mean, I really, truly don't. It's a mystery.
    He speaks for the working man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motherload View Post
    He speaks for the working man.
    Yet, his nickname is "The Boss".
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Yet, his nickname is "The Boss".
    Even the working man needs a leader.

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    Springsteen's best song ...

    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    I liked the Chris Cornell one - but, let's be honest, none of them could compare to the original...

    Bruce's version improved as it went on. Yes, I do like Bruce.
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    Piss on Bruce and Cornell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I just really don't get the love for Bruce Springsteen. I mean, I really, truly don't. It's a mystery.
    I'm sure a lot of Springsteen fans don't understand our fascination with Van Halen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaboChris View Post
    Piss on Bruce and Cornell.
    You didn't even listen to them, did you?

    The Cornell version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U' was quite moving, actually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dibblekins View Post
    You didn't even listen to them, did you?
    Nope.

    Both overrated. Cornell's voice is nails on chalkboard.

    Don't get the love for that guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaboChris View Post
    Nope.

    Both overrated. Cornell's voice is nails on chalkboard.

    Don't get the love for that guy.
    I actually got Chris to click on the YouTube of Adele's "Hello" video the other night.

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    Not a huge Bruce fan, but I have a lot of respect for him. Great singer, songwriter and bandleader. The latter of which Prince found as an inspiration - and we know he
    was probably the last of the greats in that regard and others.

    To wit - and I mentioned this before - as good as the Boss is at what he does, he has to defer the guitar solo to Nils. He doesn't dance. Well. He can't scream like his majesty and and he's the polar opposite of funky. All these tributes just magnify the loss. They can't compare.

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    Cornell was probably the best, but Prince songs aren't in any of their wheelhouses.

 

 

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