You showed the world it’s okay to be weird. You challenged the record industry and for that, so many artists owe you thanks. You were one of the greatest guitar players — ever. Maybe the best. You were cool. You were one of the people in Minneapolis. You supported high school sports, you were at women’s basketball games. You loved Minneapolis and they loved you. You rocked the Super Bowl — in the rain. You were a genius, a kind and loving man. I’ll miss you.
A reporter once asked Eric Clapton “how does it feel to be the greatest guitar player ever”? Eric answered, “I don’t know. Ask Prince”.