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Break It Up: Patti Smith's Horses and the Remaking of Rock 'n' Roll

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The poet laureate of punk, Patti Smithburst onto a vacuous music scene in the mid-1970s with a raw and revolutionary soundsteeped as much in French symbolist poetry as it was in 1960s garage rockand an indelible, gender-bending stage persona. With the release of her debut album, "Horses," rock music would simply never be the same. Drawing on sources in music, literature, and art, as well asall-new interviews with those close to Smith, Mark Paytress puts the story of "Horses" into its full context: from the singer s early ...

Break It Up: Patti Smith's Horses and the Remaking of Rock 'n' Roll 2010, Piatkus Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780749951078

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