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Sid and Nancy: Life In The Vicious Circle

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 21 October 1978

SID VICIOUS (born John Simon Ritchie — though his mother's remarried name is Mrs. Ann Beverley) may hold the all-time record for building up an image of himself as a 24-hour-a-day-bull-at-a-red-flag hoodlum in the rock world.

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