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Patti Smith's track 'Rock N Roll N****r' no longer streaming

Summary by Ground News
Patti Smith Group's song Rock n Roll N****r has been removed from streaming services. The song has drawn condemnation since its release on Easter in 1978. Smith has made no comment on the removal, and it is unclear who made the decision. The original remains available to download with purchases of the full Easter album.
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Patti Smith's 'Rock n Roll N—-r' Quietly Removed from Streaming Services

‘Easter’ track is still available on physical media and as download purchase

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Patti Smith's track 'Rock N Roll N****r' no longer streaming

Patti Smith's controversial track 'Rock N Roll N****r' which features on her hit record 'Easter' is no longer on streaming services

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Patti Smith’s ‘Rock N Roll N- - - - -’ Quietly Vanishes From Streaming

The Patti Smith Group’s 1978 song “Rock N Roll N- - - - -” off album ‘Easter’ is no longer available on streaming services. The song disappeared from Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and Amazon Music in the past few months, per a Rolling Stone report.

3 months ago·United States
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Patti Smith’s “Rock n Roll N****r” Disappears From Streaming Services

Smith, who has not commented, for decades defended her clumsy attempt to reclaim the racist slur

3 months ago
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Patti Smith’s "Rock N Roll N****r" Removed From Streaming Services

Easter, the third album from the Patti Smith Group, came out in 1978, and it included a song called “Rock N Roll N****r.” Smith co-wrote the song with her guitarist Lenny Kaye, and in its lyrics, she seemingly used the racial slur to describe white outsider artists like herself: “Outside of society, they’re waitin’ for me/ Outside of society, that’s where I want to be.” Now, Rolling Stone reports that the song was recently removed from streaming

3 months ago
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Patti Smith's "Rock and Roll N*****" yanked from streaming

"Rock and Roll N*****," the controversial track from the Patti Smith Group's album Easter, has quietly disappeared from streaming services.

3 months ago
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