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Prince: Around The World In A Day

Max Bell, The Times, 1 June 1985

PRINCE, THE CURRENT court jester of American hippy soul, once wrote a song called 'Ronnie, Talk To Russia', a good message number that indicated this diminutive and occasionally genius-prone musician could rise above his more usual subject matter – explicit, sexually charged pop funk.

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