Patti Smith
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1946-12-30
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Patti Smith

Patti Smith Biography (Wikipedia)

Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Smith's most widely known song is "Because the Night", which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen. The song reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978. In 2005, Patti Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture, and in 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. On November 17, 2010, she won the National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids. The book fulfilled a promise she had made to her former long-time roommate and partner, Robert Mapplethorpe. In Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Artists published in December 2010, she was in 47th place. She is also a recipient of the 2011 Polar Music Prize.

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Patti Smith Tracks

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Soundwalk Collective, Jesse Paris Smith & Patti Smith
My Heart Is Empty
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My Heart Is Empty
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Killer Road
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Killer Road
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Dancing Barefoot
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Dancing Barefoot
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People Have The Power (Glastonbury 2015)
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People Have The Power (Glastonbury 2015)
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When Doves Cry
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When Doves Cry
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Redondo Beach (Glastonbury 2015)
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Redondo Beach (Glastonbury 2015)
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Land: Horses / Land of a Thousand Dances / La Mer (De)
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Land: Horses / Land of a Thousand Dances / La Mer (De)
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Space Monkey
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Space Monkey
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People Have The Power - RX 28/06/15 - Glastonbury
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People Have The Power - RX 28/06/15 - Glastonbury
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Past BBC Events

2015 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T09:29:57
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2015
2015 Glastonbury

2015 Glastonbury

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1999 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1999-06-25T09:29:57
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Jun
1999

1999 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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