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Patti Smith: Making Waves

Sean O'Hagan, The Observer, 15 June 2003

THERE ARE TEARS in Patti Smith's eyes. She is midway through a performance that has been, by turns, sombre and joyous, intense and ecstatic, when suddenly as she is singing the lines, 'Voices, voices, mesmerise/ Voices, voices, beckoning sea...' the tears well up.

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