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What a joy. Thank you 🙏🏽

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So generous, thank you, from New Zealand. I will show my son. x

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Thanks for sharing it. I’m 22 and I’m the same, I can only play it straight after practicing for like a week or two. This video means so much to me because I be producing my own songs, writing and composing just like you, but I’m simply not a ✨guitar player✨

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I’m confused, This song is on the ‘Gone Again’ album. Was that a bootleg?

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Thanks for your post and your realness… beingness. I don’t know what it is but it’s affirming and comforting listening to you talk about yr creative life. Steps at a time. That’s what I’m doing. What’s easy for others more gifted can be a slog for some. I’ve been slogging but the sun is out. Last night was a cold crisp moon in Australia and the gumtrees reached for the stars. Life is good.

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always a beginner. love you<3

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Thank you for sharing your precious learning moments with me. You’ve touched my heart and it is always hungry for meaningful, creative connections. My struggles today shall give thanks to you, Patti Smith; I look forward to meeting them because of these moments with you.

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What a blessing.

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It was a joy watching you work thru the song. I luv your interpretations of Dylan songs. Wishing all the best.

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I love this song The Man In The Long Black Coat by Bob Dylan. I used to play this Oh Mercy record often in my French Quarter studio apartment in New Orleans when I lived there in the early nineties. Wow, this song definitely suits you, Patti. Have fun with this beautifully swampy song - “There's smoke on the water it's been there since June, Tree trunks uprooted beneath the high crescent moon”*~~*

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Dylan's songs are so good that anyone who can sing makes them better 😅. Thank you, Patti.

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You go, Patti. Sign like no one's watching! Also, I think it's amazing.

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Patti, There's that signature voice that inspired me when first I heard it!!!! I beat my chest black and blue, after hearing you do it. Would love to hear the story about that, Please! Cito

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I have a playlist of different artists, versions of "The Man in the Long Black Coat. Dylan, Joan Osborne, a few others. Your version sounds incredible! I look forward to listening when you are ready.

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Dear Patti, I think most of us here are here because we love to hear you sing, see you perform. Thank you for sharing your process. We’re all doing the best we can, learning from our mistakes, and keeping at it until we get it right. Thank you.

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Merci Patti de nous montrer que la liberté d'expression est possible et que l'on peut réaliser ce que l'on ressent au fond de soi peut importe la qualité du résultat.

Je suis tellement heureux de pouvoir vous revoir le 14 juillet en Belgique.

Je vous souhaite une belle tournée européenne d'été.

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