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Patti Scialfa: Rock's First Lady Goes Solo

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Patti Scialfa: Rock's First Lady Goes Solo

Patti Scialfa: Rock's First Lady Goes Solo

Patti Scialfa: Rock's First Lady Goes Solo

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  • "Looking for Elvis"
  • "Like Any Woman Would"
  • "Play It as It Lays"

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Patti Scialfa began her career by singing backup for the likes of David Johansen, The Rolling Stones and Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. She had been signed to Columbia Records based on her demos, but the success of Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. took The E Street Band on an extended tour. This complicated her solo career, as did her eventual marriage to Springsteen. She's since recorded three albums: Rumble Doll, 23rd Street Lullaby and Play It As It Lays, released earlier this year.

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