Happy Birthday John Lydon. ‘Looking Back In Anger’

This day (January 31, 1956), in Holloway, London, is born John Joseph Lydon simply known as John Lydon or even Johnny Rotten, his old stage name, English singer, best known as founder and lead singer for the Sex PistolsTracklist : 1 . Anarchy In The UK (w/ Sex Pistols, 1976) 2 . Pretty Vacant (w/ Sex Pistols) 3 . God Save The Queen (w/ Sex Pistols, Winterland, 1978) 4 . Poptones (w/Public Image…

Columbia publish ‘Leftism,’ Leftfield’s debut album featuring John Lydon (1995)

Leftfield's 'Leftism' is their debut studio album featuring John Lydon among other guests and released on January 30, 1995 by Columbia1 . Release The Pressure 2 . Afro Left 3 . Original 4 . Open Up 5 . Release The Pressure (Paradiso) 6 . Afro Left (O2 Academy Brixton) 7 . Song Of Life (The Studio, Mercury Music Prize, 1995) 8 . Song Of Life (Glastonbury Festival, 24/06/2000) 9 . Original 10…

John Coltrane records ‘Meditations’ with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Rashied Ali (1965)

John Coltrane's 'Meditations' is an album recorded on November 23, 1965, with Pharoah Sanders, Mccoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Rashied Ali and released in September 1966 By Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.Albatross (Public Image Ltd) - 10:34 . 2.Memories (Public Image Ltd) - 05:05 . 3.Swan Lake (Public Image Ltd) - 04:11 . 4.Poptones (Public Image Ltd) - 07:46 . 5.Careering (Public…

Virgin publish Public Image Ltd’s second album : ‘Metal Box’ (1979)

Public Image Ltd's 'Metal Box' is their second album released on November 23, 1979 by Virgin Records.1 . Albatross (Sydney) 2 . Albatross (Southbank Centre, BBC 6 Music, 2012) 3 . Memories (Sydney) 4 . Memories 5 . Swan Lake ("Top Of The Pops," 1979) 6 . Death Disco / Swan Lake (Leeds) 7 . Poptones 8 . Poptones & Careering ("American Bandstand," 1980) 9 . Careering 10 . Another…

Sex Pistols punkify Dallas (1978)

January 10, 1978 - Sex Pistols with bassist Sid Vicious first American tour (and possibly the only one) stops at Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas

German TV tapes PIL (1983)

October 31, 1983 - German television program "Rockpalast" will tape Public Image Ltd with John Lydon of Sex Pistols fame on vocals during their concert at Zeche Bochum in Bochum, Germany More Info

The Sex Pistols play a secret gig (1977)

September 1, 1977 - The S.P.O.T.S. ("Sex Pistols On Tour Secretly" - after being banned from performing live, the Sex Pistols have embarked in a (not so) secret tour) stops at Winter Gardens in Penzance, England

The Sex Pistols go boating (1977)

June 7, 1977 - if in London, do not miss - it should be hectic - punk phenomenon, the Sex Pistols at Queen Elizabeth River Boat on the River Thames

God Save the Queen

Starting and ending with '(God save) The Queen' made famous by The SexPistols, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Rod Stewart, Jimi Hendrix, Cliff Richard, Mott The Hoople and many more.