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Not the smoothest start for the Prince of pop

Music bosses thought Prince needed more time after his live debut

Published at 1:51pm 5th January 2018. 1-minute read.

Not the smoothest start for the Prince of pop

It was the start of his ascent to the musical throne!

But Prince didn't off to the smoothest of starts on 5th January in 1979.

The music icon made his live debut at the Capri Theatre in Minneapolis.

Warner Bros bosses thought Prince and his band needed more time to develop their music.

Listen to how wrong they were here:

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