Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols hit songs and albums
Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that were formed in London in 1975, and originally comprised vocalist Johnny Rotten (born John Lydon on January 31, 1956), guitarist Steve Jones (born September 3, 1955), drummer Paul Cook (born July 20, 1956) and bassist Glen Matlock (born August 27, 1956), who was replaced by Sid Vicious (born John Simon Ritchie on May 10, 1957) in early 1977. Sex Pistols were managed by impresario Malcolm McLaren, and with a trolley dash around Vivienne Westwood’s SEX boutique, created mayhem with their leering hunchback-fronted racket and shocking antics such as swearing on television and giving anyone over the age of 25 a right nervo. Sex Pistols were immediately banned by everyone who wasn’t fashioning a garment out of binbags, and a generation of artists who did see the band live – their Manchester show in 1976 alone, had Mick Hucknall and a future Morrissey in the audience, and created Joy Division, Buzzcocks and The Fall - immediately formed a band. Sex Pistols caused a rumpus with their song God Save The Queen, released at the height of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977, and was banned and reached Number 1 on the NME chart but not in the UK Official Singles Chart used by the BBC, which lead to accusations of censorship by The Man. Sex Pistols however did score a UK Official Album Chart Number 1 with their album Never Mind The Bollocks in November 1977, before quickly unravelling and splitting while on a disastrous tour in America in January 1978. After Sex Pistols, Lydon formed Public Image Limited, Jones and Cook created the almost comically unlistenable The Professionals and Sid Vicious died in New York on February 2, 1979 after an overdose. Sex Pistols have reformed on a couple of occasions in 1996 and 2007 for brief tours, but their cultural impact has inspired no end of musicians and artists ever since.
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    UK Number 1s
  • 7
    UK Top 10s
  • 12
    UK Top 40s
  • 16
    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
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    Weeks in Top 10
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    Weeks in Top 40
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    Weeks in Top 75
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    UK Number 1s
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    UK Top 10s
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    UK Top 40s
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    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
  • 17
    Weeks in Top 10
  • 60
    Weeks in Top 40
  • 117
    Weeks in Top 75

Latest news about Sex Pistols

Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
11.12.
1976
ANARCHY IN THE UK
SEX PISTOLS
EMI 2566
38 04 00
04.06.
1977
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS181
02 14 00
09.07.
1977
PRETTY VACANT
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS184
06 08 00
22.10.
1977
HOLIDAY IN THE SUN
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS191
08 06 00
Buy
08.07.
1978
NO-ONE IS INNOCENT/MY WAY
VIRGIN VS220
07 10 00
Buy
03.03.
1979
SOMETHING ELSE/FRIGGIN' IN THE RIGGIN'
VIRGIN VS240
03 12 00
Buy
07.04.
1979
SILLY THING/WHO KILLED BAMBI
SEX PISTOLS AND TEN POLE TUDOR
VIRGIN VS256
06 08 00
Buy
30.06.
1979
C'MON EVERYBODY
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS272
03 09 00
13.10.
1979
THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE/ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
VIRGIN VS290
21 06 00
14.06.
1980
(I'M NOT YOUR) STEPPING STONE
VIRGIN VS339
21 08 00
11.06.
1983
ANARCHY IN THE UK {1983}
NO-LABEL MIUCT0151
89 03 00
03.10.
1992
ANARCHY IN THE UK
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS1431
33 03 00
05.12.
1992
PRETTY VACANT {1992}
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS1448
56 02 00
27.07.
1996
PRETTY VACANT LIVE
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VUSCD113
18 03 00
13.10.
2007
ANARCHY IN THE UK
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN EMI2566
70 01 00
27.10.
2007
PRETTY VACANT
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS184
65 01 00
03.11.
2007
HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VS191
74 01 00
Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
12.11.
1977
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE'S THE SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN V2086/SPUNK1
01 48 02
10.03.
1979
THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE
VIRGIN VD2410
07 33 00
11.08.
1979
SOME PRODUCT - CARRI ON SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN VR2
06 10 00
Buy
16.02.
1980
FLOGGING A DEAD HORSE
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN V2142
23 06 00
Buy
17.10.
1992
KISS THIS
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN CDV2702
10 04 00
Buy
08.06.
1996
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS
VIRGIN CDVX2086
20 25 00
10.08.
1996
FILTHY LUCRE LIVE
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN CDVUS116
26 03 00
15.06.
2002
JUBILEE
SEX PISTOLS
VIRGIN CDV2961
29 03 00
Buy
06.10.
2012
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS
UMC SEXPISCD1977
24 03 00
04.05.
2017
GOD SAVE
SEX PISTOLS
UMC 5730249
97 01 00