1976-04-18 - New York, NY
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1976-04-18 - New York, NY - Reno Sweeney - early show - aud (73m)
Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl

1) monologue (21:59) *
The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (2:49)

3) Wouldn't It Be A Shame (6:27)
untitled - Rape (11:17) **
Jesse James (5:02)
Today I Met The Boy I'm Gonna Marry - Seventh Heaven (4:49)
Land (20:55) ***

* "...Easter's like my favorite...I don't know like Easter, I always get really like crazy on Easter, Easter is like I first lost my virginity...".
** "Radio Ethiopia...anything can be said on this station...we don't have no censorship...". Includes a bit from "My Generation".
"...Our guitar player Ivan Kral (...) Ivan cannot be here (...) The first time that I ever performed in New York was (...) 1971 with Lenny Kaye...".

Source: 2nd generation cassette> open reel tapes>Roxio Sound Editor.
[Patti Smith Reno Sweeney 1976-4-18 early show] Flac set shared as torrent on Dime by Bossfann.
TLH analysis - fingerprints
Show and recording listed on DB Etree and The Patti Smith Setlists.Mono audience recording.
There has been some debate whether this is from 1976 or from an earlier show. In April 1974 Patti held a few shows at Reno Sweeney supporting Holly Woodlawn.

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