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Patti Smith - Easter


On this date in 1978, Patti Smith released her third album, Easter. It contained the singles, "Because The Night" (#5 U.K., #13 U.S.) and "Privilege (Set Me Free)" (#72 U.K.). The album reached the #16 spot on the U.K. albums chart and the #20 spot on the U.S. albums chart. The New Jersey singer was one of the founders of the NYC punk scene and was a regular at CBGB's. She was the last performer on stage on October 15, 2006, the last night that CBGB's was open.

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