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The Music of Prince: Carnegie Hall, New York

Alan Light,, March 2013

PRINCE HAS long been considered a gold standard as a singer, guitarist, stage performer, and producer. He's such a singular force, though, that he hasn't always been given the credit he's due as a songwriter. Thursday night's "The Music of Prince" all-star tribute concert at Carnegie Hall set out to fix that situation, as artists from D'Angelo to Elvis Costello to Sandra Bernhard played Prince songs both anthemic and obscure, and illustrated the spectacular range and power of his work.

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