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Printable sheet music file, 1 copy • 5 pages, ID: SM-000104041
Piano, Voice, Classical guitar
“Dancing Barefoot” is a song by the American singer, songwriter, poet and artist Patti Smith. It was written by Patti together with Ivan Král, a Czech-born composer. The song was released in 1979 as part of Patti’s album “Wave”. It is a dedication to such women as Jeanne Hébuterne, a French artist and the loyal mistress/wife in common-law of the famous artist Modigliani who threw herself with an unborn baby out of the window in despair after his death. “Dancing Barefoot” has been covered numerous times, the most popular cover being recorded by “Shakespeares Sister”.
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Printable sheet music file, 1 copy • 3 pages, ID: SM-000117416
Type of score
Lead sheet
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comments Fiona Brigg 05 Apr 2016 08:51

Dancing Barefoot is the rock song embodying what real rock ballad should be, to me. One of the pieces that sounds equally amazing, in any of the manifold interpretations that followed Patti's original version.

comments karin Voss 03 Sep 2014 12:12

eine klasse rockige Ballade aus den 70ern, nicht von ungefähr von U2 gecovert. die Stimme von Patti Smith ist etwas absolut Ungewöhnliches und Auffallendes - tiefe, dunkle und kraftvolle, einfach toll!

comments geneva05 07 Jul 2014 13:19

there is something intoxicating about this song, so intense !! Keeps you hypnotized from beginning to end, oh patti