Most people don't exactly associate associate Prince with country music, but he did have a connection with country that you probably never knew.Today we lost a pop icon with the sad announcement of the death of pop legend Prince at age 57.

Wednesday morning, TMZ reported that Prince was discovered at his Paisley Park compound.

Authorities responded to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park studio on Thursday morning. The Carver County Sheriff’s department in Chanhassen, Minnesota tells TMZ there has been a fatality, and they’re notifying next of kin.

Although we all associate Prince with his pop and dance music catalog, you probably don't associate him with country music, let alone country music legend Kenny Rogers.

It was back in 1986, shortly after Prince's famous Purple Rain LP. He wrote a song that Kenny Rogers released on his 'They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To" album that came out in 1986. The song was called "You're My Love"

Rolling Stone Magazine reports that the song was written under a the pen name Joey Coco. Give it a listen.

 

His "purpleness' will be missed.