Patti Smith Tells It Like It Is In Riot Fest Rant, Continues To Be Our F*****g Hero

September 16, 2014 4:41 PM

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Patti Smith Tells It Like It Is In Riot Fest Rant, Continues To Be Our F*****g Hero

If anyone was wondering whether 67-year-old "godmother of punk" Patti Smith has lost her rebellious edge, this video should put any doubts to rest.

Capping off an emotional set at Riot Fest in Chicago's Humboldt Park as the sun set Sunday evening, the legendary singer-songwriter, poet and artist launched into an epic rant on politics, corporate greed and war as she and her band finished "People Have the Power," one of her best known songs.

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