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Patti Smith (I)

Patti Smith was born on December 30, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Patricia Lee Smith. She was previously married to Fred 'Sonic' Smith. See full bio »
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Natural Born Killers
Noah Soundtrack
The Rum Diary
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 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rock and Roll Queen (2016) ... (performer: "Hey Joe")
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (writer: "Because the Night")
 2015 U2: Innocence + Experience, Live in Paris (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "People Have The Power")
 2015 Don't Blink - Robert Frank (Documentary) (performer: "ASK THE ANGELS") / (writer: "ASK THE ANGELS")
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Day 3: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Gloria")
- Day 3: Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "Happy Birthday" - uncredited)
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (performer: "Set Me Free", "Because the Night", "Rock N Roll Nigger")
 2015 Danny Says (Documentary) (writer: "Piss Factory")
 2014 Catch Me Daddy (performer: "Land") / (writer: "Land")
 2014 Noah (performer: "Mercy Is") / (writer: "Father Song (Lullaby)", "Mercy Is")
 2013 CBGB (writer: "Because the Night")
 2013 Defiance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- If I Ever Leave This World Alive (2013) ... (writer: "Gone Again" - uncredited)
 2013 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Because the Night (2013) ... (writer: "Ask the Angels" - uncredited)
 2013 Il Futuro (performer: "Wing") / (writer: "Wing")
 2013 Wallander (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Den orolige mannen (2013) ... (performer: "Seneca" music & lyrics by nm0005446 & nm0443339 (as Leonard J. Kaye))
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Margate Sands (2012) ... (performer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 2012 West of Memphis (Documentary) (performer: "Wing") / (writer: "Wing")
 2011 The Rum Diary (performer: "The Mermaid Song") / (writer: "The Mermaid Song", "The Mermaid Song (Instrumental)")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.175 (2010) ... (writer: "Because the Night")
 2010 Neue Vahr Süd (TV Movie) (performer: "My Generation")
 2010 It's All Relative (Short) (performer: "Amazing Grace")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010) ... (performer: "Grateful" (Live), "Beneath the Southern Cross" (Live)) / (writer: "Grateful" (Live), "Beneath the Southern Cross" (Live))
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #5.13 (2009) ... (performer: "Horses") / (writer: "Horses")
 2008 Walking Vengeance (performer: "Gimme Shelter")
 2008/I Milk (writer: "Till Victory")
 2008 Patti Smith: Dream of Life (Documentary) (performer: "The Jackson Song", "Wing", "Gloria: In Excelsis Deo", "Land: Horses", "My Blakean Year", "Gung Ho", "Cartwheels", "Momento Mori", "Rock N Roll Nigger", "People Have the Power", "Radio Baghdad", "Spell") / (writer: "The Jackson Song", "Wing", "Gloria: In Excelsis Deo", "Land: Horses", "My Blakean Year", "Gung Ho", "Cartwheels", "Momento Mori", "Rock N Roll Nigger", "People Have the Power", "Radio Baghdad")
 2007 Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise (Documentary) (writer: "In Excelsis Deo")
 2007 The Tracey Fragments (writer: "Land: Horses")
 2006 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Salvation (2006) ... (writer: "Fire Of Unknown Origin")
 2005 Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl (writer: "Because the Night")
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (performer: "Gloria")
 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Special documentary) (performer: "My Generation")
 2004 El Lobo (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances") / (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2004 Lavorare con lentezza ("Land")
 2004 In My Father's Den (performer: "Free Money", "Horses") / (writer: "Free Money", "Horses")
 2004 A Home at the End of the World (performer: "Because the Night") / (writer: "Because the Night")
 2003 Wonderland (performer: "Gloria/In Excelsis Deo" (1975)) / (writer: "Gloria/In Excelsis Deo" (1975), "In Excelsis Deo" (1975))
 2002 Royal Bonbon (performer: "Fireflies") / (writer: "Fireflies")
  Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Secrets & Lies: Part 1 (2002) ... (performer: "Dancing Barefoot" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dancing Barefoot" - uncredited)
 2000 De todo corazón (TV Special) (writer: "La noche es ... (Because the Night)")
 2000 La parenthèse enchantée (performer: "We three") / (writer: "We three")
 1999 God Is in the T.V. (Video documentary) (writer: "Rock n' Roll Nigger" - as Smith)
 1999 New Waterford Girl (performer: "Ask the Angels" - as Patti Smith Group) / (writer: "Ask the Angels")
 1998 The Rugrats Movie (performer: "This World Is Something New to Me")
 1998 Fögi Is a Bastard (performer: "Wing") / (writer: "Wing")
 1998 Whatever (writer: "Dancing Barefoot")
  Millennium (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- The Time Is Now (1998) ... (performer: "Land: Horses, Land of a Thousand Dances & La Mer (de)") / (writer: "Land: Horses, Land of a Thousand Dances & La Mer (de)")
 1998 Frogs for Snakes (courtesy: "Fattening Frogs for Snakes") / (performer: "Fattening Frogs for Snakes")
 1997 Dream with the Fishes (performer: "Wing") / (writer: "Wing")
 1997 All Over Me (writer: "Pissing in the River" - as P. Smith)
 1996 Family Resemblances (performer: "People Have the Power") / (writer: "People Have the Power")
 1996 Foxfire (writer: "Dancing Barefoot")
 1996 Barb Wire (writer: "Dancing Barefoot")
 1995 The Basketball Diaries (writer: "Dancing Barefoot")
 1994 Natural Born Killers (performer: "Rock & Roll Nigger") / (writer: "Rock & Roll Nigger")
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (1994) ... (performer: "Letter to Allen") / (writer: "Letter to Allen")
 1994 Threesome (writer: "DANCING BAREFOOT")
 1991 Until the End of the World (performer: "It Takes Time") / (writer: "It Takes Time")
 1990 Nouvelle vague (as Smith, "Distant Fingers")
 1988 Fuori orario. Cose (mai) viste (TV Series documentary) (performer: "Because the Night") / (writer: "Because the Night")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (performer: "Gloria")
 1983 Bergerac (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Moonlight Girls (1983) ... (performer: "Because the Night" - uncredited)
 1982 A Night at Halsted's (performer: "Pumping (My Heart)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pumping (My Heart)" - uncredited)
 1981 Fear No Evil (as Smith, "Hey Joe") / (performer: "Hey Joe")
 1980 Times Square (writer: "Pissing in the River")
 1979 Kids Are People, Too (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 June 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life")
  Ohne Maulkorb (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978)
- 20 Stunden mit Patti Smith (1978) ... (performer: "25th Floor", "Poppies", "Pumping (My Heart)", "So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star") / (writer: "25th Floor", "Poppies", "Pumping (My Heart)")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1978) (performer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Episode dated 11 May 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Because the Night" - as The Patti Smith Group) / (writer: "Because the Night")
- Episode dated 27 April 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Because the Night")
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Other Works:

CD: "Gone Again" (Arista) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 7 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 20 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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P. Smith


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I wasn't writing my own songs yet, so I was using other people's songs as a vehicle. The reason we did "Land of a Thousand Dances" and "Gloria" on "Horses" was because I liked repetitious, three-chord rock songs but I didn't understand that I could write my own. I didn't realize that you could use those chords a million times. See more »


Husband Fred 'Sonic' Smith broke a decade-long hiatus from music to co-produce her comeback album, "Dream of Life". See more »


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