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Prince

When Doves Cry

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“When Doves Cry” is a song by the American musician Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. It was a worldwide hit, and his first American number one single, topping charts for five weeks. According to Billboard magazine, it was the top-selling single of the year. It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, shipping two-million units in the United States. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ When doves cry ... How can u just leave me standing ... This is what it sounds like

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This song is listed #52 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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