Watch The Revivalists Play A Very Special Tribute To Prince With Marcus King

first_imgToday marks a sad chapter in music history, as the beloved R&B singer Prince passed away earlier today. As we continue to grieve over the loss of a legend, we turn to the healing power of music and explore a number of tributes performed by artists we love.The Revivalists started covering Prince last Halloween, when they dressed up and performed as The Purple One at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.. The videos from that show have since been taken down, per the request of Prince’s very specific regulations against music-sharing, though the New Orleans septet have continued playing homage to the legend since then. In Charleston, SC, they welcomed young singer/guitar virtuoso Marcus King to the stage for “Purple Rain”:They also did a smashing “When Doves Cry” cover in their hometown of New Orleans, at Tipitina’s last November:RIP Prince. We’ll miss you.last_img

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