I saw Patti Smith last night at the Moore in Seattle, and as usual, she was glorious. That woman, she’s so much more kickass than I will ever hope to be, but she inspires.
She covered “Smells Like Teen Spirit” which was pretty powerful. And also “Beautiful Boy”, which made me weep. Literally.
She’s also pretty much the only person who doesn’t gross me out by spitting, which she does a lot when she sings.
Anyway, I’m on a Patti Smith kick, so thought I’d dig this out (though Patti’s is definitely better).
Just, so awesome. Again, with the props to MFSYNC172’s epic YouTube channel. Can’t go wrong with Patti Smith, and this is a great video with great sound.
I had no idea Ben Harper toured with PJ as early as 1995. Cool. Neither the video or the sound is amazing here, but it still definitely counts as awesome.
In addition to my current Ed kick, I’ve had a particularly acute Patti Smith obsession for the last week. Here’s one of the highlights from the West Memphis 3 benefit – it doesn’t get much better than this. What. A. Voice. What a poet.
Also, Johnny Depp SO WANTS to be a rockstar, but he has much to learn. Good thing he’s got some pretty awesome teachers.