Watch: Patti Smith in Top Form, Sings ‘Dancing Barefoot’, Reads ‘The Wild Boys’ in Berlin

Patti Smith and band in Berlin.

Patti Smith sings “Dancing Barefoot” at the Apostel Paulus Kirche in Berlin on February 12, 2014.

By the way, in case you haven’t noticed, Patti Smith has never sounded better. She was always amazing live, but from the video I’ve seen this past year she is in top form.

Check out the awesome noir guitar from Patti’s son Jackson.

Patti reads from William S. Burroughs book “The Wild Boys”:


Also, here she performs “Banga” and “People Have the Power”:

The band:

Voice, guitar: Patti Smith
Piano, Bass, Voice: Tony Shanahan
Guitar, Bass, Special Voices: Jackson Smith
Drums: Sebastian Rochford

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Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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