Last night I saw the fabulous and inimitable Patti Smith at the Royal Albert Hall. The gig was postponed since I can't remember when, but it was my first concert since February 2020. It lived up to expectations and more. Patti is more than ever loved and adored by her audience, who included loads of young people obviously familiar with her songs.
It was great that they played I'm Free in memory of Charlie - and the last song in the final encore was Not Fade Away (though rightly dubbed as a Crickets cover).
She also dedicated Redondo Beach to Lee Scratch Perry.
The newspaper reviews this morning were absolutely glowing. Here's one five-star one that's not behind a paywall (will see later if I can access some others to post):
I'm off for a second dose of her tonight at the same venue and can't wait!
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