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Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot


On this date in 1979, Patti Smith released her ninth single,"Dancing Barefoot". It was backed by a live cover of a Manfred Mann song called "5-4-3-2-1". The A side appeared on her fourth album, Wave. The B side was a non-LP track. The New Jersey singer/poet was one of the founders of the New York 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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