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ESSENCE Poll: What's Your Favorite Prince Song?

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For his first major performance in 1979, Prince created a band that included one of his closest friends, drummer Bobby Z, who became a member of his Revolution band from 1984-87. Most recently, Z played with Prince at shows in their hometown of Minneapolis. 

Just in case you haven't heard, today ESSENCE announced Prince as the 20th anniversary ESSENCE Festival headliner. The music icon will be painting New Orleans purple on Fourth of July weekend in 2014.

Our announcement has us in a Prince state-of-mind. What will he wear or more importantly what will he play? With 25 albums of hits, it's hard to narrow down which of our favorites we're hoping to hear that night. What's your favorite Prince song?

QUESTION:
What's your favorite Prince song?
Adore
35%
Kiss
7%
Wanna Be Your Lover
8%
When Doves Cry
13%
Purple Rain
13%
Raspberry Beret
3%
Controversy
3%
Other: Tell Us In A Comment!
18%
Total votes: 268