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3 February 1972, Better Books, London, UK
No setlist.

Note: Poetry reading with Gerard Malanga, Andrew Wylie, Victor Bockris.
31 March 1972, New York Theater Ensemble, 2 East 2nd Street, New York, NY, USA
Island.

Note: Premiere of the play by Tony Ingrassia. Patti played Leona. Performances continued with evening performances on 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9 April 1972.
12 April 1972, The Poetry Project, St Mark’s Church, New York, NY, USA
"Poetry, dreams & dirty stories"
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Note: Patti opened for Jim Carroll.
1972, The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church, New York, NY, USA
Brian Jones, Prayer, Oath

Note: Patti Smith with Lenny Kaye on guitar.
7 July 1972, New York Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY, USA
Thunderstorms New York Style

Premiere of the play by Hal Craven. Patti played Jane. Performances continued with evening performances on 8, 9, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 24, 28, 29, 31 July, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12 and 14 August 1972.
September 1972, 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
5 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Teenage Lust
7 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Ruby & The Rednecks
9 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Moogy & The Rhythm Kings
12 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Teenage Lust
14 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Ruby & The Rednecks
15 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
16 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
17 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
18 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
19 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
20 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
21 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Ruby & The Rednecks
22 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
23 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
24 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
25 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
26 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
27 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
28 November 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti opened for Ruby & The Rednecks
29 November 1972, Blue Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist
3 December 1972, Oscar Wilde Room, Mercer Arts Center, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti was advertised to appear at this Poetry Reading, which clashed with the following event.
3 December 1972, Guthrie Theater, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
The Devil Has a Hangnail, Seventh Heaven, Mary Jane, The Wait for You, Oath, Girl Trouble, Jeanne d’Arc, Cocktail Hour, Sally, Brian Jones, Poem Dedicated to Rimbaud, Rape, Picture Hanging Blues, Star Fever

Note: Patti Smith with Tony Glover and Susan Martin.
4 December 1972, Hamline University, St Paul, MN, USA
"New York Street Poet Patti Smith Performs Her Rock and Rimbaud Poetry"
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