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Company Lore and Public Disorder: The PiL Memorandum

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 14 March 1981

WHILE ENGLAND GOES down the plughole, the firm of Lydon, Levene and Lee set up to prove that enterprise is not dead. They press boldly ahead with their plans to redevelop the face of rock as we know and loathe it. Three years of power struggle with Virgin and international upheavals have kept them behind schedule, but soon – very soon – we should see the romance of PIL in full flower...

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