I had my first back spasm when I was like 11 playing air guitar to “Let’s Go Crazy”.
“Purple Rain” is still the best concert closer ever and I got to see him close a concert with it.
And, like Bowie, he constantly challenged society’s bullshit gender “rules”.
It’s not about losing celebrities, in the past 6-7 months or so, we have lost some brilliantly talented artists. Masters of their craft.