His experience was most in evidence in his ability to capture the less obvious images which the passing of time would prove to be of equal importance. God Save The Queen also caused unrest at the company, once the sex pistols pretty vacant video camera in Richmond Hill of this "new" song leaked back.
But Chris Thomas got the job because of the bloody miscredit. Sheffield punk Murray Fenton recalls the day he auditioned to replace Mick Jones in The Clash, while at the other end of the spectrum we read of people selling their prized records - a very common practice - believing they had grown out of punk.
Memorabilia that could have been bought for relatively modest sums five or 10 years ago now draws significant sums of money.
You're absolutely right but yet not! Sadly, as the author admits, it's the passing away of Sid's mother that has allowed him the freedom to be more honest about his subject. In a nutshell, two students would invite the Sex Pistols to Manchester, a move that would transform the local music scene in the city forever.
What inspired you to take on such a mammoth task?
Before a regular evening concert, the band performed a benefit matinee for the children of "striking firemen, laid-off workers and one-parent families. Trouser Press. Using media footage from the Thames incident, Temple created another propaganda-like short, Jubilee Riverboat aka Sex Pistols Number 2.
Leka Mladenovic from Serbia collects original 32mm Better Badges output. While Better Badges dominates the badge collecting scene, record labels also produced pins to tie in with LP or single releases. I myself have contributed two stories and a couple of pictures from my own four years spent in the city.
Steve is captured with his best perm while Paul has long hair!