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Gentleman Highwayman

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Malcolm McLaren didn’t mastermind shit. The Sex Pistols existed before he was involved and were already on a rather...
SAY WHAT?!? The Sex Pistols coalesced around Dame Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm's S&M themed boutique Sex. Malcolm told Steve Jones to start a band to promote the shop. Malcom had shortly managed the New York Dolls before that. Malcolm who was thick as thieves with Jones was the one who dropped John Lydon in the lap of Jones and Cook then persuaded them to have him be their singer. Malcom McLaren is the mastermind behind the Sex Pistols. This isn't my point of view, it's Lydon's. He might have hated and underestimated Malcolm, but at least he gives him his due. You might not like him, you wouldn't be in small company, but lets not rewrite history to ignore the importance of his contribution to UK punk.
 

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SAY WHAT?!? The Sex Pistols coalesced around Dame Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm's S&M themed boutique Sex. Malcolm told Steve Jones to start a band to promote the shop. Malcom had shortly managed the New York Dolls before that. Malcolm who was thick as thieves with Jones was the one who dropped John Lydon in the lap of Jones and Cook then persuaded them to have him be their singer. Malcom McLaren is the mastermind behind the Sex Pistols. This isn't my point of view, it's Lydon's. He might have hated and underestimated Malcolm, but at least he gives him his due. You might not like him, you wouldn't be in small company, but lets not rewrite history to ignore the importance of his contribution to UK punk.
Not according to Lydon’s books and interviews it’s not. Not according to Steve Jones’ book. Jones goes so far as to describe Malcolm as a thief and compares him unfavorably to Fagin. Not according to Glen Matlock’s book. The only people pushing that narrative is McLaren himself and those who think The Great Rock ’n’ Roll Swindle is non-fiction. Hint: it’s total fiction.

“The other thing about the early years of the Sex Pistols people have really got wrong is to think of everything that happened as being planned out by Malcolm from the start. He tried to paint it that way once he started believing his own publicity...”

From Lonely Boy by Steve Jones.

Edit: Yeah. Thread jack over. Sorry.
 
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Armin

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The real/fake history of the Sex Pistols does not belong here. Go argue somewhere else.
 
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