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Continued: Minneapolis R&B vet Pierre Lewis resurfaces with Prince connection

“I’m tickled so many people have taken an interest in the record,” Lewis said, “but I’m doing fine with or without it.”


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  • Pierre Lewis, left, makes a point of returning home from Commodores tours to play every Sunday at the Lux Lounge in south Minneapolis with the New Experience Band, featuring Allen Hudson III on vocals.

  • Formerly the Spruce Lounge, the Lux still looks as it did when Lewis played there decades ago.

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    Weekly gig: Sundays with New Experience Band, 5-8 p.m., Lux Lounge, 3836 4th Av. S., Mpls., $5, 612-824-5431.

    Album reissue: Order “The Lewis Connection” via

    Sample tracks: Hear some at

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