Show Business: Still Thriving on Home Turf

Prince is not only on the Minneapolis scene, he is the scene

Scott Fitzgerald put Minnesota on the literary map. Bob Dylan put it on the musical map, then redrew the boundaries. But Prince, born and bred in Minneapolis, brought the music back to town, inspired what is now a $650 million local business, and kicked back to watch the revolution -- and play with the Revolution, which, as all Prince fans know, was the name of his touring band.

Of the many differences between Prince and his predecessors (he's shorter, he's a better dancer), one thing stands out: Prince stuck around, working all his wizardry on home turf. Fitzgerald and Dylan took...

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