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"When Doves Cry" is a song by the American musician Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. It was a worldwide hit, and his first American number one single, topping charts for five weeks. According to Billboard magazine, it was the top-selling single of the year.

The song follows the general spiritual theme of Christianity throughout the album. Many have interpreted the 'dove' as being a symbol of the Holy Spirit.

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  • Avatar for PubliKEnemy08
    Just timeless
  • Avatar for DCSaltarelli
    I have never thought Prince in any way shape of form was ever overshadowed by Michael Jackson. He (Prince) is one of the greatest singer/songwriter/musician/performer ever.
  • Avatar for bugamartini
    Overshadowed by Michael Jackson (whom I also adore), Prince till this day remains underrated all across the board. He's great with his body, his voice, his instruments (especially the guitar!), and his songwriting skills.
  • Avatar for DonkeyHotai
    Love the percussion. And that machine-like quality of the melody and singing ... until you get to that falsetto that is.
  • Avatar for JNez
    hell yes. can still remember jamming to this during middle school dances. still sounds amazing too.
  • Avatar for jinglynnbabee
    I've seen him only twice in concert... but oh what an experience. I want to do it all over again! He is the BEST!
  • Avatar for Vinyltrap
    Underrated guitarist ,prolific songwriter
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  • Avatar for KidzridezChgo
    Prince in concert in Chicago Sept 24th, 2012, Monday, 8pm, at United Center tickets go on sale at Ticketmaster this week. U know its going to be A FUNKY BLAST -- IM GOING HOW ABOUT U?

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