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photograph by robert mapplethorpe, 1978. Written by Ivan Kral and Patti Smith. Produced by Todd Rundgren, who also played bass on this one song from 1979's " Wave ", with photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe.

benediction |ˈbɛnɪˌdɪkʃ(ə)n| noun the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, esp. at the end of a religious service. • ( Benediction ) a service in which the congregation is blessed with the Blessed Sacrament, held mainly in the Roman Catholic Church.

• devout or formal invocation of blessedness : her arms outstretched in benediction. • the state of being blessed : he eventually wins benediction. ORIGIN late Middle English : via Old French from Latin benedictio(n-) , from from benedicere ‘wish well, bless, from ’bene ‘well’ ....

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