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PJ Harvey - 100% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Polly Jean Harvey, 9 October 1969, Yeovil, Somerset, England. Harvey was the daughter of hippie parents who exposed her to art rock artists such as Captain Beefheart and folk singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan at an early age. After growing up on their farm in Dorset and playing saxophone with an eight-piece instrumental group, she wrote her first songs as part of the Polekat Read more

Marianne Faithfull - 83% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 December 1946, Hampstead, London, England. Ex-convent schoolgirl Faithfull began her singing career upon meeting producer Andrew Loog Oldham at a London party. She was thus introduced into the Rolling Stones’ circle and a plaintive Mick Jagger / Keith Richards song, ‘As Tears Go By’, became her debut single in 1964. This folksy offering reached number 9, th Read more

Lou Reed - 75% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lewis Allen Rabinowitz, 2 March 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. A member of several high-school bands, Reed made his recording debut with the Shades in 1957. Their ‘So Blue’ enjoyed brief notoriety when played by influential disc jockey Murray The K, but was lost in the multitude of independent singles released in this period. Having graduated from Sy Read more

Iggy Pop - 70% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Newell Osterberg, 21 April 1947, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. The sinewy ‘Godfather Of Punk’, Iggy Pop was born just west of Detroit to an English father and raised in nearby Ann Arbor. He first joined bands while at high school, initially as a drummer, most notably with the Iguanas in 1964 where he picked up the nickname Iggy. The following year he joined the De Read more

Janis Joplin - 57% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 January 1943, Port Arthur, Texas, USA, d. 4 October 1970, Hollywood, California, USA. Having made her performing debut in December 1961, this expressive singer subsequently enjoyed a tenure at Houston’s Purple Onion club. Drawing inspiration from Bessie Smith and Odetta, Joplin developed a brash, uncompromising vocal style quite unlike accustomed folk Madonnas Joan B Read more

The Stooges - 56% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors, with the MC5, of classic, high-energy American rock, the Stooges’ influence on successive generations is considerable. They were led by the enigmatic James Jewel Osterberg aka Iggy Stooge and Iggy Pop (James Newell Osterberg, 21 April 1947, Muskegon, Michigan, USA) who assumed his unusual sobriquet in deference to the Iguanas, a high-school band in which he d Read more

Nico - 55% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Television - 55% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lead guitarist/vocalist Tom Verlaine (Thomas Miller, 13 December 1949, Mount Morris, New Jersey, USA) first worked with bass player Richard Hell (b. Richard Meyers, 2 October 1949, Lexington, Kentucky, USA) and drummer Billy Ficca in the early 70s as the Neon Boys. By the end of 1973, with the addition of rhythm guitarist Richard Lloyd, they reunited as Television. Early the Read more

Leonard Cohen - 54% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 September 1934, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A graduate in English Literature from McGill and Columbia Universities, Cohen first made an impression as a novelist. The Favorite Game (1963) and Beautiful Losers (1966) offered the mixture of sexual and spiritual longing, despair and black humour, prevalent in his lyrics. Two early songs, ‘Suzanne’ and ‘Priests Read more

Jefferson Airplane - 50% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Along with the Grateful Dead, the Jefferson Airplane is regarded as the most successful San Francisco band of the late 60s. The band was formed in August 1965 by Marty Balin (Martyn Jerel Buchwald, 30 January 1942, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar). The other members in the original line-up were Paul Kantner (b. 17 March 1941, San Francisco, California, USA; guitar/vocal Read more

New York Dolls - 50% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the most influential rock bands of the last 40 years, the New York Dolls predated the punk and sleaze metal movements that followed and offered a crash course in rebellion with style. Formed by a group of friends from New York’s rough Bowery district, the New York Dolls’ origins can be traced to the band Actress which featured Johnny Thunders (John Anthony G Read more

The Velvet Underground - 47% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The antithesis of late-60s west coast love and peace, New York, USA’s the Velvet Underground portrayed a darker side to that era’s hedonism. Their pulsating drive married with intellectual precision and resulted in one of rock’s most innovative and lasting catalogues. Lou Reed (Lewis Allen Rabinowitz, 2 March 1942, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA; guita Read more

Bob Dylan - 42% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Allen Zimmerman, 24 May 1941, Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Bob Dylan is without doubt one of the most influential figures in the history of popular music. He is the writer of scores of classic songs and is generally regarded as the man who brought literacy to rock lyrics.The son of the middle-class proprietor of an electrical and furniture store, as Read more

Joan Baez - 41% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joan Chandos Baez, 9 January 1941, Staten Island, New York, USA. The often-used cliché - the queen of folk to Bob Dylan’s king - her sweeping soprano is one of the most distinctive voices in popular music. An impressive appearance at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival followed the singer’s early performances throughout the Boston/New England club scene and estab Read more

Blondie - 39% match to Patti Smith

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Blondie was formed in New York City in 1974 when Deborah Harry (1 July 1945, Miami, Florida, USA; vocals), Chris Stein (b. 5 January 1950, Brooklyn, New York, USA; guitar), Fred Smith (bass) and Bill O’Connor (drums) abandoned the revivalist Stilettos for an independent musical direction. Briefly known as the Angel and the Snake, backing vocalists Julie and Jackie, then Read more

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