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This Day In……1984 Prince’s “When Doves Cry” Started Its’ Five Week Stint At Number One!

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If you were at the Essence Fest in New Orleans over the weekend, you know that the talk of the town was Prince’s show-stopping, purple performance. Yet, if you were like me, sitting at home, you could only admire the legend from afar through various Instagram and Twitter posts. Thank God for social media!

Related: Five Things We Learned From Prince On The Arsenio Hall Show.
Not only is he a legend and we take every chance that we can get to celebrate him, but today is a special day for Prince history. Every Prince fan is a lover of Purple Rain and even more enamored with the single When Doves Cry. Through storytelling and a classic sound, Prince told his life-story, that so many can relate to, which describing a destructive relationship. And today (July 7) in 1984, When Doves Cry began its’ time at Number One on the Billboard Charts. Despite all the years that have gone by, Prince is still number one in all of our hearts and that will never change!

P.S. As many of you know, Prince does not allow his music on Youtube, sooo, if you do not have this track in your musical collection, then download When Doves Cry here!

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