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August 28, 2015 The Sex Pistols' "Anarchy In The UK" got an unusual makeover during a punk choral festival.
John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon, seen here with his band Public Image Ltd at the 2013 Glastonbury Festival, is the former frontman of the Sex Pistols.
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May 2, 2015 "After reading so much rubbish written about me over the years, it became obvious that I had to just tell it like it is," Lydon tells NPR's Arun Rath. Lydon just wrote his memoir, Anger Is An Energy.
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John Lydon (center right) of Public Image Ltd.
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August 14, 2012 The legendary punk singer discusses his long career, from The Sex Pistols to Public Image Ltd.
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June 29, 2006 The editors of Paste magazine wondered: who are the best living songwriters around. They gathered a team of 50 musicians and writers and put together a list of the top 100. On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Paste magazine editor Josh Jackson, the arts editor for NPR News, Bill Wyman and songwriter Mary Gauthier. They discuss great songwriters, life-changing songs and the art and craft of songwriting.
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March 13, 2006 Pioneering punk band the Sex Pistols will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Monday night — but the surviving members of the band, perhaps in true punk style, are refusing to attend. Madeleine Brand speaks with former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, now a popular disk jockey at a Los Angeles radio station, about why the band has promised to be a no-show.
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