She's the priestess of rock 'n' roll. Every perfomance by her is a sort of magical ritual and every movement she makes is an ecstatic sorcery for those who are watching.
She still believes in the power of people and this is probably the biggest thing, among many others, you will never change about her.
Here's the best 10 Patti Smith's songs according to Pop Icons:
10. SUMMER CANNIBALS
8. E-BOW THE LETTER (ft. R.EM.)
7. PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER
6. BABELOGUE + ROCK 'N' ROLL NIGGER
5. DISTANT FINGERS
4. PRIVILEGE (SET ME FREE)
2. DANCING BAREFOOT
1. BECAUSE THE NIGHT