Patti Smith Talks with Malcolm Gladwell About Her Life as an Artist

Patti Smith Talks with Malcolm Gladwell About Her Life as an Artist

Broken Record–the podcast hosted by Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, and Bruce Headlam–has launched its newest episode that includes an in-depth interview with Patti Smith. Right here, Gladwell talks with Smith “about her writing within the studio Jimi Hendrix constructed, Electrical Girl,” the place “she met Hendrix in 1970—simply weeks earlier than he handed away. Patti

Broken Record–the podcast hosted by Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, and Bruce Headlam–has launched its newest episode that includes an in-depth interview with Patti Smith. Right here, Gladwell talks with Smith “about her writing within the studio Jimi Hendrix constructed, Electrical Girl,” the place “she met Hendrix in 1970—simply weeks earlier than he handed away. Patti additionally talks about hanging out with and writing lyrics for Janis Joplin, and he or she recollects the enjoyable she had throughout a failed try to cowl Adele in live performance.” The dialog additionally naturally covers her time with Robert Mapplethorpe within the Chelsea Hotel (see vintage footage here); her relationship with William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg; and the challenges she confronted writing Just Kids.

Stream the interview above, or discover their podcast on Apple, Spotify and Stitcher. Additionally remember to try Patti Smith’s daily musings on Substack.

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