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Photos: Prince performing in Worcester in 1980s

Iconic singer Prince, who died Thursday at the age of 57, performed in Worcester in the 1980s. The inventive artist’s hits included ‘‘Little Red Corvette,’’ ‘’Let’s Go Crazy,’’ and ‘‘When Doves Cry.” See photos of him on stage.

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Prince showed his appreciation to the crowd during the first of two sold-out shows at the Worcester Centrum on March 27, 1985.
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Prince showed his appreciation to the crowd during the first of two sold-out shows at the Worcester Centrum on March 27, 1985.

Prince at the Worcester Centrum on March 27, 1985.
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Prince in action at the Worcester Centrum on March 27, 1985.

Prince at the Worcester Centrum in on March 27, 1985.
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Prince at the Worcester Centrum in on March 27, 1985.

Prince back at the Worcester Centrum on Oct. 20, 1988.
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Prince back at the Worcester Centrum on Oct. 20, 1988.

Prince at the Worcester Centrum on Oct. 20, 1988.
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Prince at the Worcester Centrum on Oct. 20, 1988.