Monday’s Round-Up of Miscellaneous Prince News

Here’s a selection of Prince news from around the world that doesn’t involve his cause of death.

  1. Here’s the moment when Prince’s ashes were carried out to a waiting car.
  2. Prince albums dominate the charts on both sides of the Atlantic. Here are the US numbers and here’s what happened in the UK. More info coming soon.
  3. The Toronto mansion where Prince used to live is up for sale. Want a tour?
  4. Check out Prince’s custom-made Yamaha piano. It’s purple, of course.
  5. Ten movies that featured his songs.
  6. Pretty much everyone covered Prince at Coachella over the weekend.
  7. Anyone else remember the Prince video game from 1994?
  8. Wait: Prince didn’t have a will? That means everything goes to his sister and five half-siblings.
  9. This is what it was like to hold an Internet chat with Prince over AOL back in 1999.
  10. Now that Prince is gone, he qualifies for the playlist of Radio Dead, which only plays music by dead artists.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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