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This Bruce Springsteen Tribute To Prince Is One Of The Best

The Boss performed a poignant cover of the Prince classic at the Barclays Center Saturday night.

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Bruce Springsteen opened his Brooklyn concert Saturday night with a solemn tribute to Prince, who died Thursday at age 57.

Springsteen, who is currently on his The River tour, performed "Purple Rain" beneath purple lights while Nils Lofgren delivered a masterful guitar solo.

According to Forbes, Springsteen told the audience, "Whenever I saw Prince, I left the show humbled."

"Prince forever! God bless," Springsteen said at the end of the song.

Watch the full performance here:

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Mary Ann Georgantopoulos is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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