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  1. William Woods professor writes text book chapter on musician Patti SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 23 | News Tribune

    Greg Smith, a William Woods University professor, has written a chapter on iconic American rock musician, author, artist and National Book Award winner Patti Smith for an upcoming textbook. Smith, associate professor of English, was commissioned to contribute a chapter on Smith for the revised edition of the six-volume textbook, "Critical Survey of American Literature," issued by Salem Press and Grey House Publishing in New York.


  2. Patti SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | LA Weekly

    Patti Smith's Horses - released in late 1975, a few months before The Ramones' eponymous debut hit the stores - often is regarded as the first punk-rock record, yet it's not a typical punk album in any way. Unlike The Ramones' trademark short, fast and loud recordings, Horses is a wildly poetic fever dream that features two cover songs clocking in at more than nine and five minutes apiece.


  3. Alicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, Patti Smith & More Perform At Keep A Child Alive's Annual Black BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | Billboard

    ... to Keys, who later performed their biggest hits as if no time had passed. Also on hand to perform were rock icon Patti Smith , as well as present-day hip-hop visionaries Chance the Rapper and A$AP Rocky . Keys performed too, of course, singing with ...


  4. Melbourne Festival's David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed show sees Tim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... consistent." This time last year Adalita was performing another tribute at the Melbourne Festival - songs from Patti Smith's seminal album Horses - alongside Jen Clohera , The Drones' Gareth Liddiarda , and Courtney Barnett. "It's great fun, singing ...


  5. Melbourne Festival review: Paul Kelly and Camille O'Sullivan's Ancient Rain a dark Irish beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | The Age

    MUSIC ANCIENT RAIN a ...a ...a ...A1 2 Paul Kelly and Camille O'Sullivan with Feargal Murray Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne Until October 15 As she shakes off her veil of red tulle, Irish singer Camille O'Sullivan strides the stage like a vengeful Virgin Mary possessed by the rebellious spirit of Patti Smith. Irish singer Camille O'Sullivan and Australian musician Paul Kelly turn poetry of the Irish greats into song in their show Ancient Rain .


  6. Patti Smith has the power to read - and singRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 |

    At 69, Smith is an elder stateswoman of rock. She still performs , but it often involves reading from her beautiful, best-selling books, "Just Kids," which was published in 2010, and last year's "M Train."


  7. Author, musician Patti Smith visits PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 10 | The Pitt News

    Author, musician and poet Patti Smith has spent so much time writing about the past - most notably in her best-selling 2010 memoir, "Just Kids" - that she wanted to linger for a moment in the present. But, as she said Monday night in a performance at Carnegie Music Hall, staying in the present proved nearly impossible, noting her tendency to daydream and drift off into the past, into dreams and into the future.


  8. The Life of a Song: 'Because the Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 3 | Financial Times

    Patti Smith, America's punk-poet queen, isn't known for being a crowd-pleaser. She first made her name in the seventies on the New York performance poetry circuit, doing readings to a backdrop of squalling feedback courtesy of guitarist Lenny Kaye.


  9. Fall Collection' out nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | Sun-Star

    ... makes use of floral, texture and lace for its fabric and pattern. It is tranquil, romantic and poetic. Patti Smith's debut record Horses has to be one of the most iconic album covers of all time with a photo of her in what can be interreted as ...


  10. Patti Smith Part Of Twain House's Mark My WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 5 |

    Patti Smith, who merged poetry and punk rock in the 1970s to create hit albums and a National Book Award-winning memoir, will appear in conversation with WNPR personality Colin McEnroe in a Mark My Words event Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., at Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St., Hartford. The Mark Twain House & Museum will present the program, which will focus on Smith's second memoir, "M Train," which follows her 2010 prize-winning memoir, "Just Kids."


  11. Santana, Doobies bound for Byron BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Mercury

    WINNING guitar star Carlos Santana and his band and The Doobie Brothers will head back to Byron Bay to play the 2017 Bluesfest. The drawcards join previously announced acts including Patti Smith, who will perform her classic album Horses , Mary J. Blige, The Lumineers and exclusive sets by Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples and Beth Hart.


  12. Icon Patti Smith Declares Herself Fit To Be President, Sings Velvet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | Park Slope Stoop

    "Because The Night" performed by Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye at Congregation Beth Elohim. "I have a chronic cough.


  13. The rabbi, the wedding, and Springsteen's romantic songs on 'The River'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... while he was recording "Darkness on the Edge of Town," the album that preceded "The River," and were given to Patti Smith and The Pointer Sisters, respectively. Both of their covers became hit singles - an achievement that had eluded the New Jersey ...


  14. Patti Smith announces Bluesfest sideshowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The Mercury

    Patti Smith will be touring her seminal 1975 album Horses in Melbourne and Sydney when she comes Down Under to play Bluesfest. With two members from the original group who recorded the album still in her band, Lenny Kaye and Jay Dee Daugherty, the two sideshows will be the closest the punk icon can come to replicating the record.


  15. Rockstar Life: 6 Music Memoirs for Big Fans and Curious ObserversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | KQED

    Memoirs have been a staple of rock music books for decades, but after the best-selling success of Patti Smith's Just Kids and Keith Richards's Life in 2010, the trickle's become a deluge. This fall sees several tell-alls from superstars, cult icons, ex-wives and virtual unknowns.


  16. When the Boss finally rocked PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... no Bob Hawke, but it still brought the house down. Nils Lofgren's absolutely pulverising guitar solo on the Patti Smith classic Because the Night was unforgettable, as was Springsteen's solo piano rendition of 1973 song For You - a poignant request ...


  17. The Kids Are Losing Their Minds: The Ramones' Debut At 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... learned about it from Lisa Robinson at Rolling Stone 's hipper competitor Creem . Previous CB's dispatches - Patti Smith 's Horses , The Dictators' Go Girl Crazy! and Television 's "Little Johnny Jewel" - had already blown our receptive minds: While ...


  18. KT Tunstall on Why Kissing Girls Wasn't Just a Phase and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 |

    ... have fucking rainbow suspenders on! (Laughs) The British album cover for "Eye to the Telescope" was an homage to Patti Smith's "Horses" album and I loved "Mork & Mindy" too, and so we didn't think about it. It wasn't me pretending to be gay, but I'm ...


  19. The exhibition of Reading Gaol: Wilde's prison opens doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... Douglas, in 1897. It will be read each Sunday over four and a half hours by artists including the US punk singer Patti Smith, the British actor Ralph Fiennes and the Irish novelist Colm Toibin, in the prison chapel. The main focus of the exhibition ...


  20. An Elpee's Worth of Covers: A Labor Day mixtape By Dennis HartleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... Electric Ladyland) came out 6 months after the original appeared on Dylan's 1967 John Wesley Harding LP. 2. Patti Smith - "Because the Night" - OK, Springsteen gave Patti first crack, so it could be argued that his version (recorded later) is ...