Patti Smith Easter Rising 1978

Easter Rising is a live in concert recording featuring Patti Smith.

It was recorded at The Place, Eugene in Oregon on May 9th, 1978 and broadcast on the radio.

By this stage, the Patti Smith Group had a hit band thanks to the song co-written with Bruce Springsteen, Because The Night.

Patti Smith Easter Rising

Songs On Patti Smith Easter Rising

The Salvation of Rock – 8:09
Babelogue & Rock ‘n’ Roll N*gger – 4:43 (both on Easter)
Kimberly – 6:01 (Horses)
Till Victory – 4:16 (Easter)
Redondo Beach – 4:40 (Horses)
The Kids Are Alright – 2:36 (a cover of a song by The Who)
Space Monkey – 4:40 (Easter)
25th Floor – 7:05 (Easter)
It’s So Hard – 3:25
We Three – 5:33 (Easter)
You Light Up My Life – 2:47
Be My Baby – 3:15
Because the Night – 4:52 (Easter)
Easter – 5:34 (Easter)
Gloria – 5:56 (Horses)
My Generation – 6:14 (this cover of this song by The Who added to Horses as a bonus)

I’ve become quite a fan of Patti Smith and this is another interesting performance. The sound quality is a weakness that will upset some people but others will find it acceptable. My advice is to listen to the mp3 samples at


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