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 : Anarchy In The UK (w/ Sex Pistols, 1976) . Pretty Vacant (w/ Sex Pistols) . God Save The Queen (w/ Sex Pistols, Winterland, 1978) . Poptones (w/Public Image Ltd, 1980)…

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 ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Release The Pressure (Neil Barnes, Paul Daley, Earl Daley) - 07:39 . 2.Afro-Left (Neil Barnes, Paul Daley, Djum Djum) - 07:33 . 3.Melt (Neil Barnes, Paul Daley) - 05:21 . 4.Song Of Life (Neil Barnes, Paul Daley, Yanka Rupkina) - 06:55 . 5.Original…

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…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 05/52

The Cardigans, Genesis, Brandy, Tori Amos, Fugees, Shakira, Texas, Depeche Mode, David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Pearl Jam, Leftfield They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Cardigans - Lovefool Lifted from : On TV today, The Cardigans with Rosie O’Donnell (1997)2 . Genesis…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 05/52

Guns N' Roses, Billy Idol, Alice Cooper , PIL, Van Halen, Santana, The Smiths, Leonard Cohen, Art Of Noise, Cocteau Twins, Deborah Harry, PrinceThey are the '80s Throwback' Videos artists selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Guns N' Roses - Knock' On Heaven's Door Lifted from : Guns N' Roses rock the Ritz…

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.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 Image Ltd) - 04:32 . 6.No Birds (Public Image Ltd) - 04:41 . 7.Graveyard (Public Image Ltd) - 03:07 .…

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

Virgin publish ‘Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols,’ their only album featuring ‘Anarchy in the U.K.,’ ‘God Save the Queen’ and ‘Pretty…

'Never Mind the Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols' is their only studio album produced by Chris Thomas, Bill Price and released on October 28, 1977 by Virgin RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Holidays In The Sun (Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious) - 03:22 . 2.Liar (Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny Rotten) - 02:41 . 3.No Feelings (Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny…

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.