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11. Early Punk and New WavePatti Smith-Born in Chicago in 1946, grew up in New Jersey-Became part of NYC downtown art scene and becomes a writer for Creem magazineoMeets photographer maplethorpeoDoes poetry readings-Adds pianist and records cover of Hendrix’ hey joe, selling out 1600 copies-Clive Davis signs her to AristaoReleases Horses in 1975-Follows in footsteps of velvet undergroundo1966 cover of Gloria is sung in a male context with intent to shock listenero1976- covers Who’s My Generation adding shouted obscenitiesoNeither hippie, nor punk, but bridge between the two-Popularizes semi-talk in mold of bob Dylan-Breaks neck-Easter: yields first top 40 hits (because the night, written with springsteen)oSong is top 20 hit with no real punk elementsChrissie Hynde-Born in akron ohio in 1951 combining hard edged punk and soul music elements-Leaves kent U and plays in small combo in paris before joining London punk music scene-Forms Pretenders in 1978, where she sings and plays rhythm guitar
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