Sex Pistols

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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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'I wanted to be a living work of art': why Jordan is the queen of punk rock style
Adam Ant claimed she invented punk, with a take on clothes that still shocks more than 40 years later. Now, as Maisie Williams plays her in Danny Boyle’s new series Pistol, Jordan’s story is finding a new audience

Lauren Cochrane

06, Apr, 2021 @7:11 AM

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Danny Boyle to direct Sex Pistols TV drama based on Steve Jones' memoir
Co-written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, six-part series Pistol to star Maisie Williams as punk icon Jordan and Babyteeth’s Toby Wallace as Jones

Laura Snapes

11, Jan, 2021 @3:30 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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Rule, Britannia! is out of tune with the times | Letters
Letters: The song should be axed from the Last Night of the Proms, says Adelheid Russenberger, while Prof John Barrell thinks the lyrics apply only too well to present-day Britain. Plus letters from Malcolm Shifrin, Penelope Putz, Karen Lewton and Ruth Lewis

Letters

25, Aug, 2020 @5:03 PM

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Tracing the lost London venues that helped launch Amy Winehouse, Hendrix and punk
Some are now shops, some are churches – but each had a role in musical history. Photographer Paul Talling has documented the story of 150 of them

Henry McDonald

31, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Phil May obituary
Powerful vocalist, frontman and songwriter with the Pretty Things, the outlandish rock band that inspired Bowie and Nirvana

Adam Sweeting

17, May, 2020 @2:13 PM

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The Life and Times of Malcolm McLaren by Paul Gorman review - punk's king of chaos
New biography chases down oddly elusive punk promoter

Sean O’Hagan

06, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Strike a pose! My night at a vogue ball with Malcolm McLaren
In 1988 vogueing was still underground – but the Sex Pistols impresario was ahead of the curve. Our writer remembers a New York evening that would transform pop culture

Jon Savage

24, Mar, 2020 @1:44 PM

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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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