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Oy: Watch Wolf Blitzer Talk About Prince’s “Purple Haze”

The man doesn’t have time for your petty popular music.

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was paying tribute to Prince, who died at 57 on Thursday, when he made this unfortunate mistake.

Yes, who could forget this legendary song and what it did for the world of music. Some of those classic lyrics, courtesy of the Wolfman:

I never meant to cause you any sorrow
I never meant to cause you any pain
Lately things they don’t seem the same
Actin’ funny, but I don’t know why
Excuse me while I kiss the sky


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