13 July

'God save the sex pistols they're a bunch of wholesome blokes _ They just like wearing filthy clothes and swapping filthy jokes _ God save television keep the programmes pure _ God save William Grundy from falling in manure'

July 13, 2009 · 1 min read

On this day in 1977, the BBC bans the Sex Pistols (or what was left of them) single No One is Innocent, recorded by Paul Cook and Steve Jones, with vocals performed by Ronnie Biggs

By contrast you can now see the video of the 1993 digitally remastered version on the BBC website. My how times change …



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