After a three year Bluesfest campaign, Patti Smith is finally coming to Australia. To celebrate, musician/broadcaster Adam Trainer reflects on the moments that made her famous

Patti Smith has been announced as the headliner for next year's Bluesfest in Byron Bay, at which she'll perform her iconic album Horses. With a career spanning five decades, including classic albums, curious collaborations and an always thoughtful and reflexive creativity, Smith has influenced countless musicians as the "Godmother of Punk". Click through the gallery above for some of the most iconic Patti Smith moments.

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