John Lydon

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John Lydon: court decision on Danny Boyle film ‘so destructive’ for Sex Pistols
Punk frontman, who lost case against bandmates over use of music in TV series, says he fears band’s legacy may be ‘watered down’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Aug, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Sex Pistols in legal battle over music licensing for new Danny Boyle series
Steve Jones and Paul Cook are suing John Lydon, who has refused to give permission for Pistol to use the band’s music

Laura Snapes

16, Jul, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Rotten luck for England? Never mind the lyrics | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sex Pistols | HGV rules | Named driver | Milking cows | Oscar Wilde | Masks

Letters

08, Jul, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Poly Styrene's inspiring sensitivity should be the true legacy of punk
Mixed race, with braces on her teeth, Poly broke the mould of UK punk. A new documentary explores her struggle to find meaning in the Day-Glo chaos of modern life

Rachel Aggs

05, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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John Lydon’s support for Trump is idiotic. But why expect your heroes to stay pure? | Suzanne Moore
The former Sex Pistol has said he would vote for the current US president. It’s a reminder that, when musicians get involved in politics, the result is usually nonsense

Suzanne Moore

12, Oct, 2020 @5:05 PM

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John Lydon: 'Don't become entrenched in one opinion and get stuck there for ever'
The former Sex Pistols frontman talks about looking after his wife, Nora, his support for Trump and Brexit, and why he can’t abide ‘moaners’

Barbara Ellen

11, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Rotten way to disturb my wife | Brief letters
Brief letters: Boris Johnson and Budweiser | Marmalade recipes | Sex Pistols | Plasters and diversity | Beamish | Insect days

Letters

25, Feb, 2020 @6:21 PM

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Barrie Masters obituary
Co-founder and frontman of Eddie and the Hot Rods, the band best known for the 1970s hit Do Anything You Wanna Do

Adam Sweeting

07, Oct, 2019 @4:28 PM

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Boris Johnson is channelling a punk ethos to force through Brexit. It could work | John Harris
The prime minister’s taboo-busting, provocative approach has potential popular appeal, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

28, Jul, 2019 @3:29 PM

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PiL: The Public Image Is Rotten (Songs From the Heart) review – how John Lydon bulldozed pop
From the rubble of the Sex Pistols arose a ‘consortium of like-minded loonies’ whose collision of dub, funk and punk smashed open the mainstream

Chal Ravens

19, Jul, 2018 @12:29 PM

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John Lydon: 'I didn’t want to be a comfortable, Mick Jagger-type naughty pop star'
From the Sex Pistols to the various iterations of PiL, via collaborations with Afrika Bambaataa and Leftfield, the legend, innovator and butter salesman picks the best of his output in the latest instalment of our songbook series

Dave Simpson

15, Feb, 2018 @12:39 PM

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Brexitland: The truth from well-to-do Fareham: this was no working-class uprising | Owen Jones
As he continues his journey around leave-voting areas, Owen Jones finds middle-class Brexiters variously motivated, but happy with the choice they made
Brexitland: People can’t find homes. No wonder they were angry
Brexitland: ‘Too many foreigners – way, way too many’

Owen Jones

07, Apr, 2017 @5:25 AM

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