quote:Originally posted by Vox:
How many artists -- honestly, how many PEOPLE -- succeed to the astonishing level he reached, as totally on his own as Prince did?
What does "on his own" mean? Who do you think distributed his records? Who do you think produced Purple Rain? All of that was "by himself"?
quote:He did whatever the hell he wanted to do, really, and was incredibly successful. Even if we look at it in terms of popularity, I can name no one in history who has truly managed to do that and attain the level of popularity he did.
How about Elvis Presley?
All of the above said, he still couldn't hold Mike's jock.