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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
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Pretty useless...

10 years, 2 months ago at Jun 13 20:49
This cd is pretty much a waste of space. Ten-Pole Tudor attempts vocals on a few songs, which just need to be automatically skipped. Sid Vicious doing My Way is excellent, but it can be found on various other cds.

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Description: Originally released in 1979 as the soundtrack to a documentary that marked the rocket rise and flaming crash of the SexPistols, The Great Rock & Roll Swindle was really Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren's cinematic (and vinyl) potshot at the music industry he despised. Engaged in vicious legal battles with Johnny Rotten, Warner Brothers Records and Virgin Records, McLaren fought back in the only way he knew how, by raising hell and documenting the whole bloody mess. By the time The Great Rock & Roll Swindle was released, the punk-era soap opera had ended: Sid Vicious was dead and Rotten had formed Public Image Limited. Pr ... (more)
Manufacturer: EMI Europe Generic
Release date: 15 July 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0766488521023 UPC: 766488521023
Tags: Punk (5), Rock (4), British (2), English (1), UK (1), Punk Rock (1), Soundtrack (1), Anthology (1), Cd (1), Chris (1)
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