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The first gig of the Sex Pistols
Mock up of the original flyer of the first gig of the Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols first Gig November 6th 1975 listed as Support Band on the Flyer

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The legendary British Punk Band, The Sex Pistols, first Gig took place at St Martin’s School of Art on the Charing Cross Road. Tickets went for 50p. On the flyer for the event, they listed the Sex Pistols as the Support Band to the headline act Bazooka Joe. Bazooka Joe morphed into other things amongst other things bass player Stuart Leslie Goddard also known as Adam Ant become a phenomenon in his own right. 

The Sex Pistols set played to less than 30 people and lasted all of 10 minutes before the venue management took the band off the stage. This was the first time Johnny Lydon played as the frontman for the Sex Pistols. The first gig is written into the annals of rock history, not for the ten minutes of playtime, but more that it marked the beginning of the British punk anti-establishment phenomena The Sex Pistols

As a tribute lets turn to YouTube and watch the Sex Pistols in Action, Parental Advisory advised ‘God Save the Queen’

 

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