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Patti Smith's Horses and the remaking of rock 'n' roll

Author: Mark Paytress
Publisher: London : Piatkus, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Before The Sex Pistols, before The Clash, before The Ramones, there was Patti Smith. The poet laureate of punk, she burst onto a vacuous music scene in the mid-1970s with a raw and revolutionary sound and an indelible, gender-bending stage persona. This book tells the unforgettable story of a landmark album, the new rock aesthetic that it brought about, and how Patti Smith became the most influential female rock 'n'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Patti Smith; Patti Smith; Patti Smith; Patti Smith; Patti Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Paytress
ISBN: 9780749940263 0749940263
OCLC Number: 692663543
Notes: Originally published London : Portrait, 2006.
Description: viii, 260 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Fallen idols --
Rising star --
Horses, or A season in hell --
After the flood --
Epilogue: London, 2005.
Other Titles: Break it up
Responsibility: Mark Paytress.

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The story of Patti Smith's debut album 'Horses', which changed rock music forever.  Read more...

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A rhetorical thoroughbred that positively charges through its 250 pages * WORD * A vibrant account of Patti Smith's 1975 debut... Paytress writes with dancing, vigorous rhythm * METRO LONDON * Rock Read more...

 
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