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The Filth and the Fury

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The official companion to the Fine Line Features documentary film.

The Sex Pistols burst onto the music scene in 1976 and smashed up everything they touched. Their revolutionary sound energized disaffected youth worldwide while their larger-than-life singer, John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), and bass player, Sid Vicious, captured headlines throughout the Pistols' twenty-six-m
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 16th 2000 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2000)
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Dr. Detroit
Nov 05, 2009 Dr. Detroit rated it really liked it
"Everybody on the planet knows Malcolm's (McLaren) full of shit," proclaims Steve Jones early on in Julien Temple's "The Filth and the Fury," making it clear from the onset that this is the band's own version of events and a whole lot closer to the truth than "The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle." If you're still not convinced, a particularly bitter John Lydon seals it with his characterization of his former manager as a man who did virtually nothing but "steal my ideas and claim them as his own." D ...more
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Jan 04, 2010 Jamie rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I really liked what Johnny Rotten said about "Quit trying to be everyone's friend and start trying to be everyone's enemy". It like... gave me purpose ha ha ha XD
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Jul 25, 2013 Tobe rated it liked it
Very thin book that appears to be just quotes taken from the film. Quality of photographs is none to good. Interesting if you do not have access to the film, otherwise just for diehard fans.
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Jul 26, 2011 Anne rated it really liked it
I think this belongs to my brother. Again- needed something to read at my parents home, this worked! Very interesting actually. I like all the England "stuff" :)
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