Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015

Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015

by Patti Smith

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Overview

Initially published in 1998, Patti Smith’s Complete Lyrics was a testimony to her uncompromising poetic power. Now, on the fortieth anniversary of the release of Horses, Smith’s groundbreaking album, Collected Lyrics has been revised and expanded with more than thirty-five additional songs and liberally illustrated with original manuscripts of lyrics from Smith’s extensive archive. 

Patti Smith’s work continues to retain its relevance, whether controversial, political, romantic, or spiritual. Collected Lyrics offers forty-five years of song, an enduring commemoration of Smith’s unique contribution to the canon of rock and roll.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062345165
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,262,034
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. She gained recognition in the 1970s for her revolutionary mergence of poetry and rock and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. Her seminal album Horses, bearing Robert Mapplethorpe’s renowned photograph, hasbeen hailed as one of the top one hundred albums of all time. Her books include M Train, Witt, Babel, Woolgathering, The Coral Sea, and Auguries of Innocence.

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