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trampin' by Patti Smith

Patti Smith

trampin'

Release Date: Apr 27, 2004

Genre(s): Rock

Record label: Sony

80

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trampin'

Excellent, Based on 1 Critic

The Guardian - 80
Based on rating 4/5

"Long live revolution - awake, awake!" Like Joan of Arc heading up an army of God, Patti Smith rallies the troops (including William Blake and Gandhi) for a fight for America's soul. About time someone did; the rock protest song, born in the US, has given the Bush era a very easy ride. Smith's approach to the bellicosity post 9/11 contains - surprisingly for someone so full of piss and thunder - a fair amount of faith, hope and pleas for tolerance.

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