Today is Steve Jones’ 62nd birthday! Steve Jones is a guitarist and talk radio show host who is best known for being in The Sex Pistols. He currently hosts a highly entertaining radio show called, Jonesy’s Jukebox. In honor of his birthday we’ve got a half a dozen Sex Pistol links and below them are the MBIP Coming Attractions for the upcoming posts for next week.
A Report on the Sex Pistols—Rock is sick and living in London - This was the cover story for the October 20th, 1977 issue of Rolling Stone. It includes an unlikely guest star hanging out with The Sex Pistols: film critic Roger Ebert!
10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Sex Pistols - Which Sex Pistol got paid 8 million dollars to appear in a Country Life butter ad? Click on the link and find out!
'What a fucking rotter!' - Transcript of the Bill Grundy Interview - One of the things that put the Sex Pistols on the map in England was when they appeared on a talk show and Steve Jones called the host a “fucking rotter.” They were on the front pages of all the newspapers the next day. This is a transcript of the dialogue from the show.
Sex Pistols swear on live TV 1976 - And here’s a mini documentary about the infamous Bill Grundy interview.
Dead on Arrival: An Oral History of the Night the Sex Pistols Invaded Memphis - On January 6, 1978, The Sex Pistols performed live in Memphis, Tennessee. It was their second live performance in the United States and this is an oral history told by some that were there for this historic concert.
The Sex Pistols' 'Never Mind The Bollocks' at 35: Classic Track-By-Track - The Sex Pistols only recorded one album, but it was a doozy! This is a good track-by-track analysis of this classic punk rock album.
Last night I went with my friend Ben (A.K.A. B Löwd) for a vegetarian dinner at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse and I got my picture taken with Dino! You may wonder why we went to an Italian Steakhouse for a vegetarian dinner, well tomorrow you’ll see why! Tuesday we continue our ten week ice cream tour with a stop in Pekin this week! Wednesday will be a post from the last Thirsty Thursday at Dozer Park where the Peoria Chiefs secured their spot in the playoffs for this season! Thursday I’ll be posting some videos which I have no idea of right now and I’ll be taking Friday and Saturday off to work on my book project. So there. Enjoy the holiday weekend and we’ll see you all tomorrow on Labor Day!