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Following the sudden death of Prince (this year is the worst), news outlets have been avidly discussing the 57-year-old musical legend's life. On CNN, Wolf Blitzer was covering the sad topic and referencing Prince's groundbreaking work, and uh, he made a mistake:

Uh, Blitzer? Prince's hits did not include "Purple Haze."

Judge Judy would've swiftly let Blitzer know how wrong he was.
Judge Judy would've swiftly let Blitzer know how wrong he was.
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Nobody wanted to correct him on that?

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For reference, this is "Purple Haze."

By Jimi Hendrix. Jimi. Not Prince.

This is "Purple Rain." 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMQ-0SPo96A
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"Purple Rain" debuted 14 years after Hendrix's death in 1970. Different songs, by different men, both of whom should RIP.

To be fair, Blitzer made a pretty embarrassing flub—but don't we all? Blitzer was, after all, reporting live on a major and unexpected death. Plus, "rain" and haze" kind of sound a like. Then again:

Sources: h/t Gawker