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Patti Smith

Patti Smith
Patti Smith is an American singer, songwriter, author, and poet who became a key component in the New York punk rock movement in the 1970s with her debut album Horses.
She has released 11 studio albums since and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. Because the Night – her most successful single – was co-written with Bruce Springsteen and hit #13 on the Billboard Charts in 1978.
Her 2010 memoir Just Kids, which followed her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe in the ’70s, won the National Book Award and is hailed as her finest novel.