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Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Patti Smith Goes Busking In Midtown Manhattan

by Paul Cashmere on October 19, 2020

in News

Patti Smith took to the streets of New York this weekend for an acoustic singalong of her classic “People Have The Power”.

The New York legend sang for the people of Midtown Manhattan with a very clear message to get out and vote in the upcoming US election.

‘People Have The Power’ was the lead song from Patti Smith’s ‘Dream of Life’ album from 1988.

U2 used the Patti Smith song as their entrance music for the 2015 ‘Innocence + Experience’ tour. Patti joined U2 in Paris to sing the song.

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