The Digital Journalist

Selected photos from Allan Tannenbaum's New York in the 70s, published by Feierabend Verlag, 272 pages, which includes a reminiscence by Yoko Ono and a foreword by P.J. O'Rourke.

© Allan Tannenbaum/Polaris

Left: Up and coming punk poet and rock star Patti Smith drops her undies on a SoHo rooftop, 1974.

Center: Patti Smith sits by her piano and sound equipment in her apartment studio, 1974.

Right: Patti Smith wears a t-shirt that says 'Fuck the Clock' at a New Year's Eve concert at CBGB2, 1977.