Patti Smith Group (artist)
Robert Mapplethorpe (photographer)

New York: Arista Records, 1979. Vintage oversize promotional record store poster for the 1979 album. Cover photograph by Smith's longtime friend and former partner Robert Mapplethorpe.

Punk poet laureate Smith's fourth album, produced by Todd Rundgren, and the third and final album released from the Patti Smith Group. Featuring the classic tracks, "Frederick," dedicated to Smith's fiancé, MC5 guitarist Fred "Sonic" Smith, and "Dancing Barefoot," named one of Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, covered by artists as diverse as U2, Allison Moorer, Pearl Jam, and Simple Minds, among others.

36 x 36 inches, on heavy cardboard stock, with two small grommets for hanging at top corners and a center horizontal fold, as issued. Light edgewear and faint rubbing at the extremities, else Near Fine.

[Book #156782]