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Patti Smith: "And I Feel Like Some Misplaced Joan Of Arc"

Jane Suck, Sounds, 21 January 1978

MAYBE PATTI Smith is a modern day martyr, though God forbid we get heady and intellectual about good old rock'n'roll, hah? Pass the tequila, I want to write about my hero! When the ozone clouds the y-zone and the chromosomes... going her own sweet way in the face of adversity, misunderstanding and no air-play. I mean, like, er — it's been nearly two centuries since Radio Ethiopia. That's what ya call artistic (self) control, isn't it, Daddy?... want to hear her singing like the siren and I'll crash on the rocks, the...

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