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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - Call it a sad sign of the times for many music fans. The marquee outside Vintage Vinyl let pedestrians know that Prince had passed away at the age of 57.
It was John Hardester’s job to let St. Louisans on The Loop know in 21 characters that Prince had died.
Prince joins Maurice White and David Bowie as industry deaths that shocked millions, as the revolutionary entertainer's career was one that touched generations.