The Sex Pistols
THE SEX PISTOLS SIGNING A NEW RECORDING CONTRACT WITH A & M RECORDS OUTSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: JOHNNY ROTTEN, STEVE JONES, PAUL COOK, NEW BASS PLAYER SYD VICIOUS AND THE GROUP'S MANAGER MALCOM MCLAREN * 28/02/02 The group Sex Pistols, signing a new recording contract with A&M Records outside Buckingham Palace in London, (l/r) Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, new bass player Sid Vicious and the group's manager Malcom McLaren: The Sex Pistols are to re-release their anti-monarchy punk anthem God Save The Queen to mark the Golden Jubilee, it was announced. Record bosses are hoping the track will finally reach number one second time around as the nation celebrates the royal anniversary in June. It previously missed out on topping the charts when initially issued in the Silver Jubilee week in 1977, with claims since that the list was fiddled to prevent embarrassment to the Royal Family.
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Punk Rocker kills himself in the Chelsea Hotel, New York
02/02/1979: Punk Rocker and member of the notorious Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious, kills himself in the Chelsea Hotel in New York. Sid Vicious, of punk rock group the Sex Pistols, with his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, outside Marylebone Magistrates court after being charged possessing the drug methamphetamine.
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British Holidays - The Seaside - Filey - 1946
The first ever 'Frog-woman' gets a light for a well earned cigarette from two holiday makers enjoying the summer sun at the Butlins Holiday Camp, Filey Yorkshire. Gwenda Davies has been trained as a frog-woman to help with demonstrations.
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