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2007年4月29日 (日)

CBGB Remembrance - 1973-2006

CBGB Remembrance - 1973-2006

"...my favourite memory was the first time i saw Television play,
and i saw Tom Verlaine who i thought was,ahhh...,
just about the most beautiful fella i'd ever seen and,ahhh...,
it was a sunday as well,it was easter sunday 1974,
and i ahhh..., i saw Tom Verlaine,and we've been friends ever since."

- Patti Smith comments on Tom Verlaine

CBGB Remembrance 1973-2006





Patti Smith is featured in upcomin' documentary film called
"Black White + Gray" which refers to the symbiotic relationship
Sam Wagstaff(influential art curator and collector) shared with
photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in New York
during the heady years of the 1970s and 1980s.

in this film,Patti reciting a short poem of hers
in an interview on the BBC in 1971;
“New York is the thing that seduced me.
  New York is the thing that formed me.
  New York is the thing that deformed me.
  New York is the thing that perverted me.
  New York is the thing that converted me.
  And New York is the thing that I love too.”

read more on NYT article

Black White + Gray: A Portrait Of Sam Wagstaff And Robert Mapplethorpe


Black White + Gray review by Vince Aletti on The NEW YORKER mag.


Patti Smith at Bowery Ballroom, 4/24/07

some related Links for CBGB;

CBGB(official)
CBGB(Wikipedia)
CBGB(YouTube)
Patti Smith - CBGB The Last Show
Patti Smith(MySpace)
Patti Smith(YouTube)
Television(MySpace)
Richard Hell(official)
Ramones(official)
Blondie(official)
Talking Heads(official)
John Cale(official)
Lenny Kaye(MySpace)


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