Covers By Patti Smith

Patti Smith, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has covered quite . few songs while singing on the whole world stages. Some songs have landed on her albums, some not.

We have selected twelve of them.

They are : Don`t Smoke In Bed (Nina Simone), Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix), A Holy Night, Perfect Day (Lou Reed), Play With Fire (The Rolling Stones), A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan), Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana), White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane), When Doves Cry (Prince), Gloria (Van Morrison), Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana), Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)

Here, they are reunited in one glorious program. Enjoy!


Covers By Patti Smith


1 . Don`t Smoke In Bed (Nina Simone)

Performed at : London Records compilation album “Ain’t Nuthin But . She Thing” (October 24, 1995)

2 . Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix)

Performed at : The Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC Television Theatre, London, England (May 11, 1976)

3 . O Holy Night

Performed at : Dall’Auditorium della Conciliazione di Roma, Vatican, Italy (December 24, 2013)

4 . Perfect Day (Lou Reed)

Performed at : De Duif, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (June 8, 2011)

5 . Play With Fire (The Rolling Stones)

Performed at : Heineken Jazzaldia Festival, Playa de Zurriola, San Sebastian,Spain (July 21, 2010)

6 . A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan)

Performed at : Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden (December 10, 2016)

7 . Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana)

Performed at : Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center (June 23, 2000)

8 . White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)

Performed at : The Showbox, Seattle, WA (August 11, 2007)

9 . When Doves Cry (Prince)

Performed at : Piraeus 117 Academy, Athens (June 25, 2016)

10 . Gloria (Van Morrison)

Performed at : Rockpalast, Grugahalle, Essen, Germany (April 21, 1979)

11 . Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)

Performed at : Peace Festival, Kazan, Russia (August 30, 2008)

12 . Like . Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)

Performed at : Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland (July 3, 2005)


This week Top 20 in Singers (Male & Female) on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on February 5, 2023

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