Patti Smith
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Patti Smith Biography (Wikipedia)

Patricia Lee Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter who became an 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. Her most widely known song is "Because the Night," which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen. It reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978 and number five in the U.K. In 2005, Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. In 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

On November 17, 2010, Smith 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. She placed 47th in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Artists published in December 2010 and was also a recipient of the 2011 Polar Music Prize.

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Because the Night
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Till Victory
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Till Victory
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Redondo Beach
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Redondo Beach
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E-Bow The Letter
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E-Bow The Letter
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April Fool
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April Fool
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After the Gold Rush
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After the Gold Rush
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Gloria
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Gloria
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Wave
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Wave
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Ask The Angels
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Ask The Angels

Ask The Angels

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Frederick
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Frederick
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Break It Up
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Break It Up
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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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Summer Cannibals
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Summer Cannibals
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People Have the Power
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People Have the Power
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Glastonbury: 2015

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1999

Glastonbury: 1999

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