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Patti Smith
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Background information
Birth name Patricia Lee Smith
Also known as Patti Smith Group
Born December 30, 1946 (1946-12-30) (age 74)
Chicago, Illinois
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Punk rock
Occupation(s) Singer, poet, artist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, clarinet
Years active 1974–present
Labels Arista, Columbia

Patti Smith (born Patricia Lee Smith on December 30, 1946) is an American singer and poet. She was an important member of the punk rock music trend in the 1970s. Her first album Horses was produced by John Cale.

Works

Albums

  • Horses (1975)
  • Radio Ethiopia (1976)
  • Easter (1978)
  • Wave (1979)
  • Dream of Life (1988)
  • Gone Again (1996)
  • Peace and Noise (1997)
  • Gung Ho (2000)
  • Trampin' (2004)
  • Twelve (2007)
  • Banga (2012)

Books

  • Seventh Heaven (1972)
  • Witt (1973)
  • Babel (1978)
  • Woolgathering (1992)
  • Early Work (1994)
  • The Coral Sea (1996)
  • Patti Smith Complete (1998)
  • Strange Messenger (2003)
  • Auguries of Innocence (2005)
  • Land 250 (2008)
  • Trois (2008)
  • Just Kids (2010)

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