The shocking sudden death of Prince sent the music world into a state of mourning today and as we remember an artist whose career spanned nearly 40 years and an incredible 39 studio albums, his contribution to modern pop and R&B is beyond measure.

Sifting through his discography, there is undoubtedly something to appeal to almost anyone, and that was part of Prince’s far-reaching allure. Judging from the eclectic covers of his songs, the impact Prince had was not confined to any one genre: everyone from Chris Cornell to Phish have recorded memorable versions of Prince compositions.

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    'Sign o' the Times'
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    Chris Cornell

    'Nothing Compares 2 U'
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    Foo Fighters

    'Darling Nikki' (starts at 5:00)
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    'I Would Die 4 U'
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    Tegan and Sara

    'When You Were Mine'
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    Living Colour

    '17 Days'
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    'Let's Go Crazy'
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    Sinead O'Connor

    'Nothing Compares 2 U'
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    Corey Taylor (Slipknot)

    'Little Red Corvette'
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    Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy)

    'Nothing Compares 2 U'
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    Patti Smith

    'When Doves Cry'
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    'Purple Rain'
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    Cory Branan

    'Under the Cherry Moon'
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    Tori Amos

    'Purple Rain'
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    George Clinton

    'Erotic City'
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    Ani DiFranco

    'When You Were Mine'
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    Lydia Loveless

    'I Would Die 4 U'
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    Goo Goo Dolls

    'Never Take the Place of Your Man'
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    Limp Bizkit