Kate Smith (aka Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (1907 - 1986) - "God Bless America" became her signature song. Irving Berlin composed God Bless America in 1918 although ti wasn't sung until 1938 by Kate to commemorate Armistice Day.
Patti Smith helped dispelled the myth that #drugs enhance creativity. // how? She took drugs 'when she was working'. As a poet/songstress -- fact is, you're never 'not working'. i don't know where this notion comes from about Patti. ! ha