Record collectors, vinyl geeks (myself included), hipster history devotees, and barstool musicologists, among additional permutations thereof, owe hosannas aplenty to the ongoing life labors of Pat Thomas.
I remember him walking into my studio, we were outside the actual studio and room and we were just talking. He was kind of shy, a little quiet, but intense. It was the first time I met him, when he was walking into my studio.
For the opening of her exhibit, Patti Smith: Camera Solo at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT last week, Patti Smith gave a concert celebrating essential connections between art, music, and literature.