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When the Pistols Came to Memphis

Tom Graves, Guerilla Monster Films, August 2010

WHEN THE SEX Pistols blitzed into Memphis on a very cold Friday night in January (the 6th) 1978, probably not one in ten people in the audience had ever heard one note of their music.

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