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Horses: Patti Smith Exposes Herself

Greil Marcus, Village Voice, The, 24 November 1975

The first question about Horses, Patti Smith's debut album, might be called the Janis question – it comes up whenever a particularly exciting performer has fashioned a distinctive style, attracted a fierce public following, and then steps into the studio for the first time.

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