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Patti Smith

Born: Dec 30, 1946 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Punk rock's poet laureate Patti Smith ranks among the most influential female rock & rollers of all time. Ambitious, unconventional, and challenging, Smith's music was hailed as the most exciting fusion of rock and poetry since Bob Dylan's heyday. If that hybrid remained distinctly uncommercial for much ...Read full biography
Read MSN's exclusive interview: Patti on "Twelve"
Horses [Digitally Remastered 1996]
Released: 1975
Label: Arista/Heritage Catalog
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It isn't hard to make the case for Patti Smith as a punk rock progenitor based on her debut album, which anticipated the new wave by a year or so: the simple, crudely played rock & roll, featuring Lenny ...Read full review
Horses [30th Anniversary Legacy Edition]
Released: 1975
Label: Arista/Heritage Catalog
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Patti Smith's catalog has already been remastered. Horses here comes in its originally remastered incarnation with the same bonus track: a cover of the Who's "My Generation." This new, 30th Anniversary ...Read full review
With vampires, Jim Jarmusch takes the long view
Apr 9, 1:04 PM EST
In vampire tale 'Only Lovers Left Alive,' Jim Jarmusch takes the long view
T.C. Boyle ends three-decade run with publisher
Apr 7, 12:09 PM EST
Turning the page: T.C. Boyle ends three-decade run with Viking and switches to Ecco
Stooges drummer Scott Asheton dies at 64
Mar 17, 8:34 PM EST
Scott Asheton, drummer for influential punk rock band the Stooges, dies at 64
Iggy Pop, New Order, Patti Smith jam for Tibet
Mar 12, 9:47 AM EST
Iggy Pop, New Order, Patti Smith, the National and more jam at Carnegie Hall for Tibet benefit