Patti Smith's new memoir, Just Kids, tells the story of her creative bond and friendship with famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Getty hide caption

toggle caption
Getty

'Just Kids': Punk Icon Patti Smith Looks Back

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122722618/122723564" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Smells Like Teen Spirit Patti Smith
Gone Again Patti Smith
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Gone Again
Album
Gone Again
Artist
Patti Smith

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Redondo Beach Patti Smith
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Redondo Beach
Album
Horses [30th Anniversary Legacy Edition]
Artist
Patti Smith

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Within You Without You Patti Smith
Elegie Patti Smith
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Elegie
Album
Horses [30th Anniversary Legacy Edition]
Artist
Patti Smith

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?