10 February 1971, The Poetry Project, St Mark’s Church, New York, NY, USA
Mack the Knife (Lotte Lenya)*,
Dedication, The Devil Has a Hangnail, The Wait for You,
Oath, Cry Me River (poem), White Lightning, Fire of Unknown Origin*, Picture Hanging Blues*,
Prayer, Ballad of a Bad Boy*
Note: * with Lenny Kaye on guitar.
29 April 1971, American Place Theatre, St Clement’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY, USA
The Cowboy Mouth
Note: Premiere of the play by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith. Patti appeared under the pseudonym Johnny
Guitar and played the role of Cavale.
1971, Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY, USA
New York is the Thing that Seduced Me
Broadcast on BBC TV 11 November 1971
25 December 1971, The Poetry Project, St Mark’s Church, New York, NY, USA
Ha! Ha! Houdini!, Four Interesting Positions of a Retired Child Star, Mary Jane, Lono Lord, Renee Falconetti, Bitch, Death by Water, Seventh Heaven, Amelia Earhart, Flying Saucers, Piano, The Amazing Tale of Skunkdog