Myrtle Beach SkyWheel adorned in purple in tribute to Prince

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel adorned in purple in tribute to Prince

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The city of Myrtle Beach joined with communities and fans around the world in paying tribute to the legendary pop star Prince, who died in his home on Thursday.

A post on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel's Facebook showed the skywheel adorned in purple, which was the musician's signature color.

The post began with, "The sky was all purple," a lyric from Prince's smash "1999."

The Minnesota native was also known for such hit songs as "Little Red Corvette," "Raspberry Beret" and "Purple Rain."

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