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Patti Smith - Because The Night


On this date in 1978, Patti Smith released her sixth single, "Because The Night" backed by "God Speed". The A side was from her third album, Easter. The B side was a non-LP side. The single, which reached #5 in the U.K. and #13 in the U.S., was her biggest hit. It was co-written by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith.

Patti Smith - Because The Night (live 1978)


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