Prince was Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters, James Brown and Duke Ellington, all rolled
April 22, 2016
The Dallas Morning News - As someone who is a specialist in American music and African-American
popular music, I can say that Prince Rogers Nelson was one of the most influential
musicians of the last part of the 20th and first part of the 21st century.
Smith is professor and chair of musicology and director of the Vernacular Music Center
at the Texas Tech University School of Music.
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