Wisconsin: The Patti Smith Fan Club, 1976 and 1977. Offset. Side stapled. 8 1/2 x 11 in. Issue 5 very good with light foxing a top edge and last page detached; issue 6 very good with foxing across cover, rusting staples, and dog-eared pages at bottom left corner. Item #5416
Two issues of the scarce Patti Smith fanzine de láme pour láme. Running for eight issues from 1976-80 and produced out of Wisconsin with the assistance of Smith’s mother Beverly, the official newsletter of the Patti Smith Fan Club features photos, reviews, poetry, letters, and news by and on Smith and her circle. Issue 5 includes an interview with Todd Smith, a reproduction of a letter Patti Smith wrote to her parents from the road, interviews with Smith’s band members, and an excerpt from Smith’s extremely rare Dog Dream. Issue 6 includes childhood and performance photos of Smith, an essay by Smith on Bob Dylan, interviews, a reproduction of a letter from Smith to
her parents, artwork and poetry by Smith, and a "collector’s discography" compiled by Paul Perner.