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Fredrick Dewey Smith (1948 - 1994)

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Fredrick Dewey (Fred) "Sonic" Smith
Born in West Virginia, USAmap
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Husband of [private wife (1940s - unknown)]
Father of [private son (1980s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
Died in Detroit, Michigan USAmap
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Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 14 Dec 2017 | Last significant change: 8 Sep 2019
12:34: Dash Dwyer edited the Biography for Fredrick Dewey Smith (1948-1994). (Added {{Unsourced}} because of poor sourcing at creation to remind myself to find a real source. ) [Thank Dash for this]
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Frederick Dewey Smith (September 14, 1948 – November 4, 1994), known professionally as Fred "Sonic" Smith, was an American guitarist, best known as a member of the influential and political, Detroit rock band, the MC5. At age 31, he married and raised a family with poet and fellow rock musician, Patti Smith. The couple collaborated musically, and raised two children together.


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On 1 Jan 2019 at 01:21 GMT Jessica Key wrote:

On 29 Dec 2018 at 08:40 GMT Jessica Key wrote:

Parents were Dewey and Kathleen, according to his NY Times Obituary.

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