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20 Minutes With Lenny Kaye…

Kris Needs, ZigZag, December 1979

THE PATTI SMITH Group had a day off in London. The night before they'd played to a generally enthusiastic reaction but universal slagging at Wembley Arena. It was for this reason and the reception given to Wave that the only interview Lenny Kaye – currently acting as group spokesman – did during PSG's visit was with Zigzag (although he did stroll round London with Sandy Robertson, and got panned for his trouble!).

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