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Reminder That Prince Had The Best Super Bowl Halftime Performance Of All Time

"Purple Rain" in the pouring rain.

Posted on April 21, 2016, at 2:09 p.m. ET

In 2007, Prince gave us the best Super Bowl halftime performance of all time.

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The legendary musician died Thursday at his home in Minnesota. He was 57.

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For the first time in its 40-year history, the Super Bowl was going to be played in heavy rain. According to Super Bowl production designer Bruce Rodgers, he warned Prince about the rain. Prince replied: "Can you make it rain harder?"

Prince went on to perform "Purple Rain" in a total downpour. Watch the performance below

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Goodnight, Prince. And thanks for everything.

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