Patti Smith

Patti Smith

America's Punk Rock Rhapsodist

Book - 2015
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In Patti Smith: America's Punk Rock Rhapsodist, musician and historian Eric Wendell delves into the volatile mix of religious upbringing and musical and literary influences that gave shape to Smith's lyrics, music, and artistic output. Wendell explores how Smith's androgynous stage presence pulled the various societal triggers, adding a new layer of meaning to popular music performance. Songwriter and singer, performance artist and poet, Smith created work that drew together biography, history, and music into a powerful collage of an artist who shaped a generation of musicians.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
ISBN: 9780810886902
Branch Call Number: 782.4216 WEN
Characteristics: xxiii, 181 pages ; 24 cm.

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ROBIN CREMER
Aug 21, 2017

Kind of lame. I suggest Patti's self penned Just Kids for an great introduction to this music legend.

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