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Bruegger's has purple bagels today for Prince; proceeds to support local music

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You'll be able to buy purple bagels at Bruegger's Bagels on Thursday, and money from each sale will go to prop up musical efforts throughout the state.

The purple bagels will be available at any of the 34 Bruegger's locations in Minnesota (find the closest one to you here) starting at 6 a.m. They're available as long as supplies last.

Proceeds from the sale of each bagel will go to the Minnesota Music Coalition – a statewide network of musicians that promotes the art through "education, communication, and advocacy," the non-profit's website says.

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To say Prince was a prolific musician might be an understatement. Rolling Stone says he played nearly all the instruments on his first five albums. That's at least 27 different instruments, BBC says.

He had this to say about Beyonce at the 2004 Grammy Awards:

"I was really curious as to how much she knew musically and I was really pleased to find out that she knew a lot about scales. Mixolydian scales and Egyptian styles and different things like that and. I was just trying to show her some chords on the piano and help her to respect the fact that if she learns piano ala Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles.. and things like that I mean it’s, the sky’s the limit as to what she can do. Because she’s so very talented."

Since the music legend's death, stories have been written about how the best way to honor Prince going forward is to keep giving kids access to music – here's MPR's take, a Star Tribune commentary, and a KARE 11 story about just that.

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