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The Sex Pistols Reader

The Sex Pistols Reader

by John Luerssen
     
 
Rock and roll was never the same after the Sex Pistols. Inspired by The Ramones and propelled by Malcolm McLaren, the Pistols -- Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Glen Matlock and his replacement Sid Vicious -- ignited the punk-rock revolution in Britain, and the influential reverberations were felt in all corners of the music world. Expressing the cynical,

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Rock and roll was never the same after the Sex Pistols. Inspired by The Ramones and propelled by Malcolm McLaren, the Pistols -- Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Glen Matlock and his replacement Sid Vicious -- ignited the punk-rock revolution in Britain, and the influential reverberations were felt in all corners of the music world. Expressing the cynical, restive mood of the U.K.'s youth, the Pistols restored a sense of danger to rock music. With four exceptional singles and one classic album in just 24 explosive months, The SEX PISTOLS READER heads back in time and traces the band's unforgettable dalliance with the media during the years 1976-1978.

Editorial Reviews

Phil Singleton
Devoid of the benefit of hindsight and the over analysis that's built up with the passing of time, it comes as a breath of fresh air to relive the saga as it unfolded; told from differing view points and in differing and evolving situations.

Some of the content may be familiar to long time fans, but a fair chunk of it won't be. Celebrated pieces, such as Jonh Ingham's The Sex Pistols are four months old, and Kris Needs' ZigZag Silver Jubilation, rub shoulders with the less familiar Mat

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012263476
Publisher:
Rock Reader Books
Publication date:
03/02/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
2 MB

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