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Cover one: Purple Rain

Ontario-based illustrator Robert Carter depicts a scene reminiscent of Prince's 2007 Super Bowl performance.


Cover two: Young Prince

This 1977 photo (© Robert Whitman) was taken in a pop-up studio in the Kemps ice cream building in Minneapolis. See more of Whitman's work.


Cover three: Kiss

Prince is portrayed here by Robert Carter in a swirl of northern lights, which have also been known to light up Minnesota.


Cover four: Go Crazy

In 1984, David Brewster took this photo for the Star Tribune of Prince doing the show at the former Carlton Celebrity Room in Bloomington.

Star Tribune remembers one of the Twin Cities' biggest homegrown celebrities with four tribute covers.

Go to shop.startribune.com to purchase reprints of the commemorative section and special reproductions of these covers.