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Top 20 Prince Songs Between 1994 and 2014
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On June 20, 1989, one of the world's most famous superheroes helped Prince recover from the first sales slump of his career.
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Devastated by the 9/11 attacks on their hometown of New York City, the Beastie Boys made their most serious and politically charged album ever.
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On May 10, 1988, Prince won a personal battle between good and evil with the release of his 10th album, 'Lovesexy.' Unfortunately, he lost much of the record-buying public in the process.