Birthday Breakdown: Our Picks For Prince’s Top 10 Songs

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Prince Rogers Nelson (better known as[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Prince[/lastfm]) is one of the biggest musicians in the world–creating finely-crafted erotically-tinged pop tunes since 1976.  Prince has been honored with ten platinum records, seven Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award.

The Purple One is rumored to write a song a day–which can easily account for his thirty-five records during this career, but does not count all the hit songs he has written and worked on for other musicians.

In order to celebrate Prince’s illustrious career on his birthday,  we decided to embark upon the daunting task of choosing Prince’s Top 10 Songs. It was hard to just pick ten, so let us know if we missed anything!

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10. “When Doves Cry”

Considered to have a guitar-shredding skill comparable to the impenetrable [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], Prince’s song “When Doves Cry” shows off his massive musical power.

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