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The Sex Pistols: Anarchy In The UK

Gavin Martin, Uncut, June 2000

THE EARLY SEVENTIES have been a golden age for the homegrown British pop single. The pan-stick and yob fraternity, which includes T-Rex, Sweet, Slade, Mott The Hoople; archetypal lads band The Faces, featuring Rod Stewart; glam futurists Roxy Music; pantomime dames David Bowie and Gary Glitter – they're all chummily avuncular regulars in the charts and on Top Of The Pops.

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