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It had become a UK#1 on Aug. 13. Discarded ideas for the album title included ‘Four Sides of the Eternal Triangle’ and ‘Beatles on Safari’.
American ‘Godmother of Punk’ vocalist Patti Smith announces her retirement from live performance.
She wants to spend more time with her husband, the MC5‘s Fred ‘Sonic’ Smith. She continues to record albums, and is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.
▷’Even as a child, I felt like an alien’▹
With its first show in 1982, it’s the longest-running musical in Broadway history before 2006. (It played 8949 times in London.)
A film version of a London performance appeared in 1998.