PATTI SMITH – ” Horses ” 40th Anniversary Concerts

Posted: October 8, 2014 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Patti Smith is to celebrate the classic album and her breakthrough debut  “Horses”  recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York and also featured Televisions Tom Verlaine and Blue Oyster Cult’s Allen Lanier and released in 1975 . Horses 40th anniversary with a series of Gigs and events in Paris, London and New York, the date is November 10th as its a true milestone recording the original album was due to be released on October 20th the birth date of poet Arthur Rimbaud the 19th century poet, but due to shortages of vinyl at that time the date was put back to November 10th which was the anniversary of Rimbauds death the album that contained the single “Gloria” and also concert staples like “Redondo Beach” and “Free Money” and “Kimberly” the band still features guitarist Lenny Kaye drummer Jay Dee Daughtery both of whom played on “Horses” , when the 30th Legacy edition was re-issued a second live album recorded in the The Royal Festival Hall at the Meltdown Festival in 2005 was include with the same running order.  Also Patti is finishing a new book a follow up after the “Just Kids” which profiled her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe  from 2010.


Horses was one of the most important albums for me when I bought it I played it non stop for months, it has a great live feel to it too,

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