Country Radio Celebrates The Life And Music Of Prince
April 22, 2016 at 7:20 AM (PT)
Less than 24 hours after the news broke of PRINCE's passing (NET NEWS 4/21), Country radio is celebrating the life and music of "The Purple One."
JVC BROADCASTING Country WJVC/NASSAU-SUFFOLK PD PHATHEAD told ALL ACCESS that he was playing PRINCE music on the air this morning. PREMIERE NETWORKS syndicated "BOBBY BONES SHOW" also paid tribute to PRINCE, sharing facts about the musician and counting down some of PRINCE's best-selling singles. Nationally syndicated "AMERICA'S MORNING SHOW" co-host CHUCK WICKS played an acoustic version of PRINCE's OSCAR AWARD-winning song, "Purple Rain" live on the air this MORNING (4/22). Country artist JAMES OTTO also offered his take on "Purple Rain" during a segment on SILVERFISH MEDIA's "BIG D & BUBBA." Check out the latest column from ALL ACCESS NASHVILLE Editor RJ CURTIS for more on how Country radio paid tribute to PRINCE.