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Patti Smith Group – Easter (1978): On Second Thought

Patti Smith Group – Easter (1978): On Second Thought

I was completely unaware of Patti Smith’s story when she hit it big with “Because the Night.”

Patti Smith Group – Radio Ethiopia (1976): Shadows in Stereo

Patti Smith Group – Radio Ethiopia (1976): Shadows in Stereo

The Patti Smith Group’s ‘Radio Ethiopia’ is to ‘Horses’ what ‘White Light/White Heat’ is to ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico.’

Patti Smith – Live at Montreux (2012)

Patti Smith – Live at Montreux (2012)

‘Live at Montreux’ was recorded as Patti Smith celebrated the 30th anniversary of ‘Horses,’ and features long-time collaborator Tom Verlaine.

‘I could never listen to his records’: Part of Neil Young’s creative process was avoiding Bob Dylan

‘I could never listen to his records’: Part of Neil Young’s creative process was avoiding Bob Dylan

Neil Young didn’t listen to fellow 1960s rock legend Bob Dylan for years — not because Young doesn’t admire him, but because he feared turning into a mimic.

The Friday Morning Listen: Patti Smith Group – Easter (1978)

I’m beginning to wonder if anybody has passion about anything anymore. And why would I think this? An impromptu study in contrasts.

Patti Smith – Banga (2012)

Remember when Patti Smith used to be considered dangerous?

Half Notes: Patti Smith and Kevin Shields – The Coral Sea (2008)

I’ve always loved it when Patti Smith busts out the poetry notebook. Long before I ever knew what the hell she was talking about, I loved the passion. Aside from a few of the more mainstream poets (Robert Frost, etc.), poetry has always been considered a fringe sort of art. So be it. This is the kind of release thatRead More

New benefit project to include tracks by U2, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Paul Simon, Sting, others

A new benefit project for model Christy Turlington Burn’s Every Mother Counts program will include tracks from a bevy of big names in rock.

Rob Morsberger – Ghosts Before Breakfast (2012)

The risks in dealing with things that nobody wants to deal with not only suit Rob Morsberger’s art here — they are helping him define his concluding days with a terminal brain tumor.

Forgotten series: Patti Smith – Trampin' (2004)

Lots of people bought their first Patti Smith record back in 1978. Easter was hard to ignore. It had the hit song (“Because The Night”), the provocative cover photo, and a collection of majestic and scary rock & roll.

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