The world lost a music legend Thursday when Prince died at age 57. The genius behind scores of iconic songs, including "Purple Rain," "Controversy" and "Sign O' the Times," leaves a legacy that crosses and blends musical genres from funk to New Wave. Forum talks with a panel of local musicians about Prince's virtuosity, his revolutionary and optimistic spirit and the impact he had on culture, music and musicians of all kinds.
- Review of Prince's Recent Oakland show (KQED Arts)
- Prince and the Subversive Power of Party Music (KQED Arts)
- 'We are Gathered Here Today to Get Through This Thing Called Life' (KQED Arts)
- The Artists Prince Ushered into the Spotlight (LA Times)