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Patti Smith

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Patti Smith

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 add

Category: Music

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (51%), United Kingdom (17%), (8%)

Main connections: Tom Verlaine, Ralph Nader, John Cale

Linked to: Columbia Records, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Green Party, Pratt Institute




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Patti Smith was born in 1946 add something


Smith graduated from Deptford Township High School in 1964 and went to work in a factory add something


In 1967, she left Glassboro State College and moved to New York City add something


In her remarks, Smith explained that in 1967 when she moved to New York City , she would never have been accepted into Pratt, but most of her friends were students at Pratt and she spent countless hours on the Pratt campus add something


She gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on April 26, 1967, and chose to place her for adoption add something


In 1969 she went to Paris with her sister and started busking and doing performance art add something


Jayne County - In 1969, County was asked by Warhol superstar and playwright Jackie Curtis to appear in her play, "Femme Fatale", at the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, which starred Patti Smith


Patti Smith Group produced two further albums before the end of the 1970s add something


Don Letts - By the mid 1970s Acme had quite a scene attracting all the like of The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Chrissie Hynde, Patti Smith, Deborah Harry and Bob Marley


Rolling Stone - In the 1970s, the magazine helped launch the careers of many prominent authors, including Cameron Crowe, Lester Bangs, Joe Klein, Joe Eszterhas, Patti Smith and P. J. O'Rourke


Robert Mapplethorpe - It explores the influence Mapplethorpe, curator Sam Wagstaff, and musician/poet Patti Smith had on the 1970s art scene in New York City


Ron Kolm - Kolm came to New York in 1970 and got a job at the Strand bookstore, where he worked with Tom Verlaine and Patti Smith


Thalia Zedek - The early punk era of the late 1970s in which she came of age, and in particular Patti Smith, contributed deeply to the formation of her musical aesthetic


Marilyn Miller - One of the poems from Patti Smith's 1972 book "Seventh Heaven" is called "Marilyn Miller"


Ivan Kral - After their breakup in 1973, he joined Blondie, Patti Smith, Iggy_Pop.


By 1974, Patti Smith was performing rock music herself, initially with guitarist, bassist and rock archivist Lenny Kaye, and later with a full band comprising Kaye, Ivan Kral on guitar and bass, Jay Dee Daugherty on drums and Richard Sohl on piano add something


John Cale - In 1974 he joined Island, working on records with Squeeze, Patti Smith, and Sham 69, among others


Punk rock - In April 1974, Patti Smith, a member of the Mercer Arts Center crowd and a friend of Hell's, came to CBGB for the first time to see the band perform


The Patti Smith Group was signed by Clive Davis of Arista Records, and in 1975 recorded their first album, "Horses", produced by John Cale amid some tension add something


Punk rock - By 1975, "punk" was being used to describe acts as diverse as the Patti Smith Group, the Bay City Rollers, and Bruce Springsteen


Jay Dee Daugherty - He began playing with Patti Smith in 1975 after a brief stint as her sound man


Lizzy Mercier Descloux - She struck up friendships with Patti Smith and Richard Hell when visiting New York in 1975, and both contributed material to her first book, "Desiderata"


Tapper Zukie - The "Man Ah Warrior" album had gained Zukie a cult following in the UK, and he returned there in 1975, releasing the track "MPLA" as a single, which was sufficiently successful for Klik to issue the album of the same name in the UK. One notable fan of "MPLA" was Patti Smith, who gave Zukie a support slot on her UK tour, reissued "Man a Warrior" on her Mer label, and contributed sleeve-notes to his 1977 album "Man From Bosrah"


Rock music - By late 1976, acts such as the Ramones and Patti Smith, in New York City, and the Sex Pistols and The Clash, in London, were recognized as the vanguard of a new musical movement


Punk rock - By late 1976, bands such as the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned in London, and Television, Patti Smith, and the Ramones in New York City were recognized as the vanguard of a new musical movement


Gary Wilson (musician) - Gary Wilson went to Albert Grossman's Bearsville Studios in Woodstock, New York in 1976, a well-known recording studio that has played host to sessions by Bob Dylan, R.E.M., Patti Smith, The Rolling Stones and many other notable acts


On January 23, 1977, while touring in support of "Radio Ethiopia", Smith accidentally danced off a high stage in Tampa, Florida, Florida, and fell 15 feet into a concrete orchestra pit, breaking several neck vertebrae add something


In 1978 and 1979, Gilda Radner portrayed a character called Candy Slice on "Saturday Night Live" based on Smith add something


Smith's most widely known song is "Because the Night", which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen and reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978 add something


Bruce Springsteen - Patti Smith reached No. 13 with her take on Springsteen's unreleased "Because the Night" in 1978, while The Pointer Sisters hit No. 2 in 1979 with Springsteen's unreleased "Fire"


Jimmy Iovine - He came to prominence via his work on the 1978 Patti Smith album "Easter", which included her Top 40 hit, "Because the Night"


Jay Dee Daugherty - After the disbanding of the Patti Smith Group in 1979, Daugherty toured with and played on all of Tom Verlaine's solo projects


Todd Rundgren - Smith became an ardent champion of Rundgren's early solo work through her reviews in the rock press, and the friendship came full-circle in 1979 when Rundgren produced the final Patti Smith Group album, "Wave"


Lenny Kaye - Following the Patti Smith Group's final performance in September 1979, Lenny joined the Jim Carroll Band, as well as fronting his own Lenny Kaye Connection


In June 1988, she released the album "Dream of Life", which included the song "People Have the Power" add something


Mapplethorpe's photographs of her became the covers for the Patti Smith Group LPs, and they remained friends until Mapplethorpe's death in 1989 add something


Steve Marker - He famously spotted Angelfish singer Shirley Manson's music video on MTV, which led to her joining the group, as Marker felt that Manson differed from the high pitched and screechy female singers of the 1990s and "was more like the voices that we loved growing up, which was more Patti Smith and Chrissie Hynde -- sort of that classic pop sound -- maybe Dusty Springfield


Jack Wall (composer) - In 1991 Wall left Skyline, and until 1994 worked as an independent music producer and sound engineer in New York City , working with musicians such as John Cale, David Byrne, and Patti Smith, as well as local bands


In 1993, Smith contributed "Memorial Tribute " to the AIDS-Benefit Album No Alternative produced by the Red Hot Organization add something


More recently, Smith has devoted her time to what she terms 'pure photography' , which she began to pursue following the death of her husband in 1994 add something


The Australian alternative rock band, The Go-Betweens dedicated a track off their 1994 album The Friends of Rachel Worth, "When She Sang About Angels" in reference to Smith's long time influence on themselves add something


Fred Smith died on November 4, 1994, of a heart attack add something


She toured briefly with Bob Dylan in December 1995 add something


Jack Wall (composer) - He worked with musicians such as John Cale, David Byrne, and Patti Smith, and, after performing increasingly complex production and sound engineering tasks, moved into music composition in 1995


Lenny Kaye - In 1995, he reunited with Patti Smith and has been a part of her band since, creating five studio albums, a retrospective, and celebrating the thirtieth anniversary release of their landmark debut album, "Horses"


Jay Dee Daugherty - Since Patti Smith's re-emergence in 1995, Daugherty has continued to perform with her as a musician, co-writer, and co-producer


In 1996, Smith worked with her long-time colleagues to record "Gone Again," featuring "About a Boy", a tribute to Kurt Cobain add something


In a 1996 interview which discusses artistic influences during her young years, Smith said, "I had devoted so much of my girlish daydreams to Rimbaud add something


Jeff Buckley - Buckley worked with Patti Smith on her 1996 album "Gone Again" and met fellow collaborater Tom Verlaine, an ex-Television member


Robert Mapplethorpe - In 1996, Patti Smith wrote a book "The Coral Sea" dedicated to Mapplethorpe


The Velvet Underground - The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996, by Patti Smith


Tom Verlaine - This was not the first time Verlaine had collaborated with one-time romantic partner Smith; four years earlier, he played on the song "Fireflies" from Patti Smith's 1996 album "Gone Again", and in the 1970s he played guitar on her debut single "Hey Joe" and on "Break It Up" from her debut album "Horses"


Gone Again - "'Gone Again"' is an album by Patti Smith, released June 18, 1996 on Arista Records


Furthermore, Smith has been a supporter of the Green Party and backed Ralph Nader in the 2000 United States presidential election add something


Tom Verlaine - He played on Patti Smith's Grammy-nominated "Glitter in Their Eyes" from her 2000 album Gung Ho


Smith was a speaker and singer at the first protests against the Iraq War organized by Lou Posner of Voter March on September 12, 2002, as U.S. President George W. Bush spoke to the United Nations General Assembly add something


Smith's solo art exhibition "Strange Messenger" was hosted at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh on September 28, 2002 add something


On March 26, 2003, ten days after Rachel Corrie's death, Smith appeared in Austin, Texas, and performed an anti-war concert add something


In 2004, Sonic Youth released an album called "Hidros 3 " add something


Smith supported Democratic candidate John Kerry in the 2004 election add something


On April 27, 2004, Patti Smith released "Trampin"' which included several songs about motherhood, partly in tribute to Smith's mother, who had died two years before add something


In 2005 Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall released the single "Suddenly I See" as a tribute of sorts to Patti Smith add something


Meltdown - Smith curated the Meltdown festival in London on June 25, 2005, the penultimate event being the first live performance of "Horses" in its entirety add something


On July 10, 2005, Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture add something


In August 2005, Smith gave a literary lecture about the poems of Arthur Rimbaud and William Blake add something


On November 10, 2005, Smith received the Woman of Valor award from ROCKRGRL Magazine at the ROCKRGRL Music Conference, marking the 30th Anniversary of the release of "Horses add something


Spider Stacy - Meltdown - In 2005, he appeared with Patti Smith at the Festival Hall in London during her Meltdown season


Rachid Taha - In 2005 Taha performed with Robert Plant, Patti Smith and Brian Eno


Smith premiered two new protest songs in London in September 2006 add something


On October 15, 2006, Patti Smith performed at the CBGB nightclub, with a 3½-hour "tour de force" to close out Manhattan's music venue add something


From November 2006 - January 2007, an exhibition called 'Sur les Traces' at Trolley Gallery, London, featured polaroid prints taken by Patti Smith and donated to Trolley to raise awareness and funds for the publication of Double Blind, a book on the war in Lebanon in 2006, with photographs by Paolo Pellegrin, a member of Magnum Photos add something


Tony Kaye (director) - He won a Grammy in 2006 for the famous Johnny Cash video "God's Gonna Cut You Down" with cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny Depp, Kanye West, Patti Smith, Terrence_Howard, Iggy Pop, The Dixie Chicks, Brian Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Keith Richards, Chris Martin, Sharon Stone, Lisa Marie Presley, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, Peter Blake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jones, Jay-Z, Kris Kristofferson, Owen Wilson, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Amy Lee


Smith was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 12, 2007 add something


Imaad Wasif - He stopped playing with the YYY's in 2007 after meeting Patti Smith, who suggested that he follow the path of heightened resistance and work to dispel his perceived connection between negativity and the creative impulse


Smells Like Teen Spirit - In 2007, Patti Smith included a cover version, which incorporated a piece of her poetry, on her album of cover songs "Twelve"


Marcie Bolen - In 2007, Marcie has played live with Patti Smith in Ann Arbor and New York


Sam Shepard - In 2007, Shepard was featured playing banjo on Patti Smith's cover of Nirvana's song, "Smells Like Teen Spirit", on her album "Twelve"


Keanan Duffty - Duffty performed at the Marc Bolan 30th Anniversary show at the Delacorte Theatre in September 2007 alongside Patti Smith, Scissor Sisters, Moby, Lloyd Cole and the New York Dolls


At the 2008 Rowan Commencement ceremony, Smith received an honorary doctorate degree for her contributions to popular culture add something


Kurnaz's book, "Five Years of My Life," was published in English by Palgrave Macmillan in March 2008, with Patti's introduction add something


From March 28 to June 22, 2008, the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris hosted a major exhibition of the visual artwork of Patti Smith, "Land 250", drawn from pieces created between 1967 and 2007 add something


A live album by Patti Smith and Kevin Shields, "The Coral Sea" was released in July 2008 add something


Ralph Nader - During his 2008 presidential campaign, Nader appeared on NBC's "Meet The Press", CNBC with John Harwood, CNN with Rick Sanchez, PBS's "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer", and Fox News Channel with Shepard Smith


Jessica Lange - House Books) with a special introduction by Patti Smith.


In 2009, in her Meltdown concert in Festival Hall, she paid homage to the Iranians taking part in post-election protests by saying "Where is My Vote-" in a version of the song "People Have the Power" add something


On September 10, 2009, after a week of smaller events and exhibitions in the city, Smith played an open-air concert in Florence's Piazza Santa Croce, commemorating her performance in the same city 30 years earlier add something


Meg White - In May 2009, Meg White married guitarist Jackson Smith, son of musicians Patti Smith and Fred "Sonic" Smith


In 2010, Patti Smith's book, "Just Kids", a memoir of her time in 1970s Manhattan and her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe, was published; it later won the National Book award for Nonfiction add something


She has a brief cameo in Jean-Luc Godard's 2010 "Film Socialisme", which was first screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival add something


On April 30, 2010, Patti Smith headlined a benefit concert headed by band-mate Tony Shanahan, for The Court Tavern of New Brunswick add something


On May 17, 2010, Patti Smith received an honorary doctorate in fine arts from Pratt Institute, along with architect Daniel Libeskind, MoMA director Glenn Lowry, former NYC Landmarks Commissioner Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, novelist Jonathan Lethem, and director Steven Soderbergh add something


On November 17, 2010, she won the National Book award for her memoir "Just Kids" add something


Christoph Schlingensief - Patti Smith, a friend of Schlingensief for many years, contributed a drawing that she made in the summer of 2010 during a joint exhibition in Munich


Ellie Greenwich - On February 3, 2010, Patti Smith dedicated an improvised cover of "Be My Baby" to Greenwich while playing a show on the Santa Monica Pier in California


She is a recipient of the 2011 Polar Music Prize add something


Smith has recorded a cover of Buddy Holly's classic "Words of Love" for the CD "Rave On Buddy Holly", a tribute album tied to Holly's seventy-fifth birthday year which was released June 28, 2011 add something


Raimund Abraham - In 2011, Abraham was part of the ensemble cast in the film "Sleepless nights stories," which included Marina Abramovic, Thomas Boujut, Louise Bourgeois, Simon Bryant, Phong Bui, Pip Chodorov, Louis Garrel, Björk Gudmundsdottir, Flo Jacobs, Ken Jacobs, Harmony Korine, Lefty Korine, Rachel Korine-Simon, Kris Kucinskas, Hopi Lebel, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Diane Lewis, Jonas Lozoraitis, Adolfas Mekas, Oona Mekas, Sebastian Mekas, DoDo Jin Ming, Dalius Naujokaitis, Benn Northover, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yoko Ono, Nathalie Provosty, Carolee Schneeman, Patti Smith, and Lee Stringer


Shakespears Sister - Three singles were released in March and April 2011, "Dancing Barefoot", originally by Patti Smith, an acoustic re-working of "Someone Else's Girl", and "Really Saying Something", released in celebration of 30 years since Bananarama recorded their first single


Rolling in the Deep - On 14 July 2011, Patti Smith covered "Rolling in the Deep" during a performance at the Castle Clinton


Smith provides lead vocals on the title track to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, Flea's 2012 debut solo EP titled "Helen Burns" add something


Sanremo Music Festival - In February 2012, she was a guest at the Sanremo Music Festival add something


Patti Smith's newest album, Banga , was released in early June 2012 with critical acclaim add something


Maria Schneider (actress) - The song "Maria" from the 2012 album "Banga" by Patti Smith was written in memory of Schneider


Haley Webb - Webb made her directorial debut with the 2012 short film "Patti", about the life and work of musician Patti Smith, in which she played the eponymous role


Fete de l'Humanite - Iconic punk rocker-poet Patti Smith is scheduled to appear there in September 2012


Smith was honored by Bryn Mawr College by receiving the 2013 Katharine Hepburn Medal on February 7, 2013 add something


As of late December 2013 Smith was working on her second book and still performing add something


Patrick Wolf - In 2013, Wolf went on to finish the last dates of Patti Smith's Banga tour on celtic harp and viola


James Lavelle - In 2014 he was asked to direct the Meltdown festival, following in the footsteps of David Bowie, Patti Smith and Jarvis Cocker


On August 23, 2015, Smith sang "Aqua Teen Dream", the closing theme song to the final episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force on Adult Swim add something


On September 26, 2015, Smith appeared with Ralph Nader, spoke and performed the songs "Wing" and "People Have the Power" during the American Museum of Tort Law convocation ceremony in Winsted, Connecticut add something


On September 26, 2015, Smith performed during the American Museum of Tort Law convocation ceremony add something


What a Wonderful World - In her 2015 memoir M Train, Patti Smith wrote: 'Whenever we heard it Fred would say, Trisha, it's your song


On May 24, 2016, Smith spoke, read poetry, and performed several songs accompanied by her daughter Jesse at Ralph Nader's "Breaking Through Power" conference at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. add something


On June 19, 2016, Smith sang "Wing" in homage to Julian Assange and Wikileaks during the "First they came for Assange add something


On December 10, 2016, Smith accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature on behalf of Bob Dylan, who himself could not attend the ceremony add something


Annie Leibovitz - The 2016 calendar included Amy Schumer, Serena Williams and Patti Smith


In 2017, Smith appeared as herself in "Song to Song" directed by Terrence Malick, opposite Rooney Mara and Ryan Gosling add something


On May 3, 2017 Smith was awarded a honorary degree in Literature by the University of Parma add something


On September 3, 2017, Smith made an appearance at the Detroit show of $U2's The Joshua Tree 2017 tour and performed "Mothers of the Disappeared" with the band add something


In 2018, Smith's concert-documentary film "Horses: Patti Smith and her Band" premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to wide acclaim add something


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - In April 2018, Campbell, Tench and Ferrone acted as the backing band for the Light Up the Blues benefit concert in Los Angeles, backing Beck, Patti Smith, and Stephen Stills, with whom they performed Petty's "I Won't Back Down"


Van Morrison - The Music of Van Morrison was performed on 21 March 2019 by twenty musical acts including Glen Hansard, Patti Smith and Bettye LaVette