The Sex Pistols: A History and Surprising Legacy

$19.95

Add to cart
Essay #: 072859
Total text length is 15,319 characters (approximately 10.6 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
The Sex Pistols: A History and Surprising Legacy
The Sex Pistols are a band known for both causing controversy, and contributing to cultural change. From the time the band appeared in the 1970s up until today, their attitude and art produces debate through its challenging language, lack of respect for establishments, and ability to oppose the status quo.The Sex Pistols exploded onto the music scene in 1975, but actually had their beginnings as early as 1972. According to the Sex Pistols official website, the group was spawned by Steve Jones and Paul Cook, who were school friends. The Sex Pistols continued to grow with the addition of first Glen Matlock and then, John Lydon, better known as Rotten, the group's website says. The band changed...
The end:
.....ttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4750262.stm>.
De Jongh, Nicholas. “Punk record is a load of legal trouble.”
Guardian Leader Nov. 10 1977: 32. Print.
“Punk: 30 years of blood, sweat and leers.” Music Week. May 26 2007:
Print.
Adams, Ruth. “The Englishness of English Punk: Sex Pistols,
Subcultures, and Nostalgia.” Popular Music and Society. 31.4
(2008): 469-488. Print.
Shami, Maha. "Punk." Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice.
2007. SAGE Publications. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://sage-
ereference.com.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/view/activism/n711.xml>.
Dave Laing. "Sex Pistols." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. 1
Dec. 2011
<http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/subscri
ber/article/grove/music/46274>.