Only a Pawn in the Game

“My father taught us not to be a pawn in God’s game,” Patti Smith told Andy Warhol’s Interview in 1973. “He used to blaspheme and swear against God, putting him down. I got that side of me from him. The religious part I guess is from my mother, who is a complete religious fanatic.” Patti Smith

“The there are some who just stay with the tour, all the way, day after day, show after show. I’ve met a few and have to say some of them remind me of the Chess players I’ve seen in Harvard Square, playing Chess all day long, decade after decade. You wonder how Dylan feels about those ones.” – Richard F. Thomas, the George Martin Lane Professor of the Classics at Harvard University