Patti Smith's Horses: And The Remaking Of Rock 'n' Roll by Mark Paytress

Patti Smith's Horses: And The Remaking Of Rock 'n' Roll

byMark Paytress

Paperback | January 12, 2011

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Before The Sex Pistols, before The Clash, before The Ramones, there was Patti Smith. The poet laureate of punk, she burst onto a vacuous music scene in the mid-1970s with a raw and revolutionary sound. With the release of her debut album, Horses, rock music would simply never be the same.

Using all-new interviews with those close to Smith, Mark Paytress puts the story of Horses into its full context: from the singer's early days to her rapid rise on New York's performance art scene and the key role she played in the emerging art-punk movement at CBGBs.

PATTI SMITH'S HORSES tells the unforgettable story of a landmark album, the new rock aesthetic that it brought about, and how Patti Smith became the most influential female rock 'n' roller of all time.

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Mark Paytress is a renowned music journalist. His work has appeared in MOJO, Q, and The Guardian, among other national publications.
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Title:Patti Smith's Horses: And The Remaking Of Rock 'n' RollFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.75 × 5.05 × 0.75 inPublished:January 12, 2011Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0749940263

ISBN - 13:9780749940263

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A vibrant account of Patti Smith's 1975 debut... Paytress writes with dancing, vigorous rhythm-METRO LONDON