Sex Pistols

(London Aug 75 – Aug 78)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Anarchy in the UK 7″ (EMI, EMI-2566) released Nov 76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me

God save the Queen 7″ (A&M, AMS-7284) released Mar 77, withdrawn
Tracks: God save the queen, No feeling

God save the Queen 7″ (Virgin, VS-181) released May 77
Tracks: God save the queen, Did you no wrong

Pretty Vacant 7″ (Virgin, VS-184) released Jul 77
Tracks: Pretty vacant, No fun

Never mind the bollocks: Here’s the Sex Pistols LP (Virgin, V-2086) recorded Oct 76, Mar – Aug 77, released Oct 77
Tracks: Holidays in the sun, Liar, No feelings, God save the queen, Problems, Seventeen, Anarchy in the uk, Bodies, Pretty vacant, New York, EMI

Submission 7″ (Virgin, VDJ-24) released Oct 77 Free with LP
Tracks: Submission

Holidays in the Sun 7″ (Virgin, VS-191) released Oct 77
Tracks: Holidays in the sun, Satellite

Submission 7″ (Glitterbest, 640 137) released Oct 77, France
Tracks: Submission, New york

Various Artists – La Boite Punk! Ouvrez ou ca va Sauter! 16×7″ promo Box Set (Barclay) released Nov 77, France
Tracks: Anarchy in the UK, I wanna be me

Various Artists – Geef Voor New Wave (Ariola, 25541 ET) released Nov 77, Holland
Tracks: Pretty vacant

Various Artists – Ce N’est Pas De La Couille, Voice La New Wave (Ariola Benelux, 25804 ET) released Dec 77, Holland
Tracks: Pretty vacant

Various Artists – A Revista Pop Apresenta O Punk Rock LP (Philips, 6300 288) released 77, Brazil
Tracks: God save the queen, Pretty vacant

Pretty Vacant 7″ (Warner Bros, WBS-8516) released Jan 78, USA
Tracks: Pretty vacant, Submission

Pretty Vacant (mono) 7″ promo (Warner Bros, WBS-8516) released Jan 78, USA
Tracks: Pretty vacant (mono), Pretty vacant (stereo)

No one is inocent 7″ (Virgin, VS-220, 12″ VS-220 12A) recorded Jan/Feb 78, released Jun 78
Tracks: No one is innocent, My way

The Biggest Blow 12″ (Virgin, VS-220 12A3) recorded Jan/Feb 78, released Jun 78
Tracks: No one is innocent, My way, Interview

The Great Rock n Roll Swindle 2xLP (Virgin, VD-2510) recorded Aug 78, released Feb 79
Tracks: God save the queen symphony, Johnny B Goode, Roadrunner, Black arabs (by Black Arabs), Anarchy in the uk, Substitute, Don’t you give me no lip child, Stepping stone, L’Anarchie pour le uk, Belsen was a gas, Belsen was a gas (Ronnie biggs version), Silly thing, My way, I wanna be me, Something else, Rock around the clock, Lonely boy, No one is innocent, C’mon everybody, EMI, The great rock n roll swindle, Friggin in the riggin, You need hands, Who killed bambi

Something else 7″ (Virgin, VS-240) recorded Aug 78, released Feb 79
Tracks: Something else, Friggin in the riggin

Silly thing 7″ (Virgin, VS-256) *re-recorded Feb/Mar 79, **recorded Aug 78, released Mar 79
Tracks: Silly thing*, Who killed bambi**

You need hands 7″ (Matrixbest, 640 161) recorded Aug 78, released Mar 79, France
Tracks: You need hands (Malcolm Mclaren), God save the queen symphony

C’mon everybody 7″ (Virgin, VS-272) recorded Aug 78, released Jul 79
Tracks: C’mon everybody, God save the queen symphony, Watcha gonna do about it

Some Product: Carri on Sex Pistols LP (Virgin, VR-2) recorded 76-78, released Aug 79
Tracks: The very name ‘sex pistols’, From beyond the grave, Big tits across america, The complex world of john rotten, Sex pistols will play, Is the queen a moron, The fucking rotter

Sex Pistols / Motors

Holidays in the sun 7″ promo (Virgin, JB-125) split 7″ w/ The Motors released 77, Italy
Tracks: Holidays in the sun

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Nashville, London 3-4-76
Tracks: Did you no wrong, N o lip, Lazy sod, New york, Watcha gonna do about it, Stepping stone, Submission, Satelllite, No feelings, Pretty vacant, No fun, Substitute, Problems, Understanding

Nashville, London 23-4-76
Tracks: Did you no wrong, No lip, Lazy sod, Stepping stone, No feelings, New york, No fun, Submission, Substitute, Problems, Satellite, Pretty vacant

Demo recorded 15-5-76 Majestic studios, “Chris Spedding”
Tracks: Problems, Pretty vacant, No feelings

100 Club, London 6-7-76
Tracks: Did you no wrong, I wanna be me, Seventeen, No fun, No lip, Pills, Pretty vacant, Problems, Satellite, Steppin stone, Submission, Substitute, Watcha gonna go about it,

Demo recorded 13 to 30-7-76 Denmark Street / Riverside studios “Dave Goodman”
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Pretty vacant, Seventeen, Satellite, I wanna be me, Submission, No feelings, Anarchy in the uk (alt vocal)

The Good Time Music of the Sex Pistols bootleg-LP (Wise/PFP, NO FUN 1) recorded Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester 4-6-76, released Aug 77
Tracks: Did you no wrong, No lip, Seventeen, Stepping stone, New york, Whatcha gonna do about it, Substitute, Pretty vacant, No fun

Barbarella’s, Birmingham 14-8-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Flowers of romance, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Satellite, Seventeen, Stepping stone, Substitute

Screen On The Green, Islington 29-8-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, No lip, Steeping stone, Satellite, Liar, No feelings, Substitute, Pretty vacant, Problems, Did you no wrong

100 Club, London 31-8-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, No feelings, Substitute, Flowers of romance, Pretty vacant, Problems, No fun, Liar, Anarchy in the uk #2, Seventeen, New york, No lip, Stepping stone, Satellite, Submission, I wanna be me #2

Granada TV studios 1-9-76 Filmed
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk

Le Chalet du Lac, Paris 5-9-76
Tracks: Submission

Chelmsford Prison, Chelmsford 17-9-76
Tracks: I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, No lip, Stepping stone, Satellite, Submission, Liar, Substitute, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Anarchy in the uk, Did you no wrong, Suburban kids

100 Club Punk Rock Festival, London 20-9-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, No lip, Submission, Liar, No feelings, Substitute, Pretty vacant, Problems, No fun, Anarchy in the uk #2

76 Club, Burton Upon Trent 24-9-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, No lip, Stepping stone, Submission, Liar, Substitute, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Satellite

Demo recorded 10 to 12-10-76 Lansdowne & Wessex studios “Dave Goodman”
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, No Fun, Substitute, No lip, Steppping stone, Johnny b goode, Roadrunner, Watcha gonna do about it, Through my eyes, Anarchy in the uk #2

Demo recorded 17-10-76 Wessex studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk #1, Anarchy in the uk #2, Anarchy in the uk #3, Anarchy in the uk #4, Anarchy in the uk #5

Anarchy in the uk 7″ Acetate (Abbey Road/EMI) recorded Oct 76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk

I Wanna Be Me 7″ Acetate (Abbey Road) recorded/released 76
Tracks: I Wanna Be Me

Bogart’s, Birmingham 20-10-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, Liar, No feelings, No fun, Satellite, Substitute

BBC TV Nationwide recorded 11-11-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the UK

Notre Dame Hall, London 15-11-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I awanna be me, Seventeen, Pretty vacant, No feelings, Watcha gonna do about it, Did you no wrong, Seventeen #2, Stepping stone, Satellite, Problems, New york, No Fun, No lip

Leeds Polytechnic 6-12-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, Stepping stone, God save the queen, Substitute, No feelings, Liar, Pretty vacant, Problems

Electric Circus, Manchester 9-12-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, Stepping stone, satellite, Submission, Substitute, No feelings, Liar, Pretty vacant, God save the queen, Problems

Demo recorded 11-12-76 Manchester Square studios “Mike Thorne”
Tracks: No feelings (instru), God save the queen, Liar, Problems

Castle Cinema, Caerphilly 14-12-76 Filmed (tracks unknown)

Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes 20-12-76
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, God save the queen, I wanna be me, Liar, No feelings, Pretty vacant, Satellite, Stepping stone, Substitute

Demo recorded 27-12-76 Wessex Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Pretty vacant (instru), God save the queen (instru), Anarchy in the uk (instru), Anarchy in the uk

Paradiso, Amsterdam 5-1-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, God save the queen, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, Pretty vacant, Problems, Satellite, Seventeen, Substitute

Demo recorded 17 to 28-1-77 Gooseberry/Eden studios “Dave Goodman”
Tracks: God save the queen, Problems, Pretty vacant, Liar, EMI, New York

Demo recorded Feb 77 Wessex Studios (Tracks unknown) “Chris Thomas”

God save the queen 10″ Acetate (Townhouse, VS-181) recorded Mar 77
Tracks: God save the queen

God save the queen 7″ Acetate (LTS) recorded Mar 77
Tracks: God save the queen, No feelings

Did you No Wromg 10″ Acetate (Virgin, VF 181) recorded / released May 77
Tracks: Did you No Wrong

Notre Dame Hall, London 21-3-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, EMI, God save the queen, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Problems, Seventeen

Screen on the Green, Islington 3-4-77
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, Satellite, EMI, Liar, Pretty vacant, Problems, Anarchy in the uk, God save the queen

Rehearsal Filmed 3 & 4-3-77
Tracks: No feelings

Demo recorded 21-4-77 Wessex Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Problems, No feelings, Liar, Seventeen

Demo recorded 22-4-77 Wessex Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Satellite, New York, Submission, Holidays in the Sun, EMI

Demo recorded 26-4-77 Wessex studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: No feelings, Problems

Demo recorded 6-5-77 Wessex studios (Tracks unknown) “Chris Thomas”

Demo recorded 16-5-77 Wessex studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Seventeen, Pretty vacant, Holidays in the sun, New York, Liar, Problems

River Thames Jubilee boat trip 7-6-77 Filmed
Tracks: Anarchy in the UK, Pretty Vacant, Problems, I wanna be me, Holidays in the sun, No fun, God save the Queen

Demo recorded 11-6-77 Wessex Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Holidays in the sun, Bodies

Demo recorded 18-6-77 Wessex Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: Bodies

Daddy’s Dance Hall, Copenhagen 13-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Satellite, Seventeen

Daddy’s Dance Hall, Copenhagen 14-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, EMI, God save the queen, I wanna b me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen

Beach Disco Club, Halmstead, Sweden 15-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Submission, Problems, God save the queen, Pretty vacant, No feelings

Mogambo Disco, Helsingborg 16-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Problems, No feelings, Pretty vacant, God save the queen

Pingvinen Club, Oslo 20-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, EMI, EMI #2, God save the queen, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen

Studenter Samfundet, Trondheim 21-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, No fun, No feelings, Problems, God save the queen

Student Karen, Stockholm 28-7-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, No feelings, Pretty vacant, Problems, God save the queen, No fun

The Interview 1977 bootleg 7″ recorded Aug 77, released Sep 77
Tracks: Interview part one, interview part two

Demo recorded 12-8-77 Air Studios “Chris Thomas”
Tracks: EMI, Submission, Satellite, Submission #2

Outlook Club, Doncaster 24-8-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen

Winter Gardens, Penzance 1-9-77 Filmed (Tracks unknown)

Demo recorded 19-9-77 Denmark Street
Tracks: Belsen was a gas

Spunk / No Future bootleg-LP (Blank, BLA-169) relesead Oct 77
Tracks: Seventeen, Satellite, No feelings, I wanna be me, Submission, Anarchy in the uk, God save the queen, Problems, Pretty vacant, Liar, EMI, New york

Holidays in the Sun 7″ Acetate (Barclay) released 77, France
Tracks: Holidays in The Sun

De Effenaar, Eindhoven 9-12-77 Filmed (Tracks unknown)

Huize Maas, Groningen 10-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, New york, New york #2, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Mafcentrum, Maasbree, Holland 11-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, No Fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen

Brunel University, Uxbridge 16-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, God save the queen #2, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, No Fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Mr George’s, Coventry 17-12-77
Tracks: Seventeen, New york, EMI, Bodies, Belsen was a gas, Hoildays in the sun, Anarchy in the uk, Pretty vacant

Nikkers Club, Keighly 19-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen

Stowaway Club, Newport 23-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Links Pavillion, Cromer 24-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Ivanhoe’s Club, Huddersfield 25-12-77
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Belsen was a gas #2, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, God save the queen #2, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, Liar, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Great South East Music Hall, Atlanta 5-1-78
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, Bodies, Submission, Holidays in the sun, EMI, No feelings, Problems, Pretty Vacant, Anarchy in the USA, No fun, Liar

Talyesin Ballroom, Memphis 6-1-78
Tracks: Anarchy in the uk, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, EMI, God save the queen, Holidays in the sun, I wanna be me, New york, No feelings, No fun, Pretty vacant, Problems, Seventeen, Submission

Randy’s Rodeo, San Antonio 8-1-78
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Holidays in the sun, Bodies, Belsen was a gas, No feelings, Problems, Pretty vacant, Anarchy in the uk

Kingfisher Club, Baton Rouge 9-1-78
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Bodies, Belsen was a gas, Holidays in the sun, No feelings, Problems, Pretty vacant, Anarchy in the uk, Liar, No fun

Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas 10-1-78
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Bodies, No feelings, Problems, Pretty vacant, Anarchy in the uk, No fun, Holidays in the sun, Submission, Belsen was a gas

Cains Ballroom, Tulsa 12-1-78 Filmed
Tracks: God save the queen

Gun Control bootleg-LP (Ruthless Rhymes Ltd, SP-2900) recorded Winterland, San Francisco 14-1-78, released 78
Tracks: God save the queen, I wanna be me, Seventeen, New york, EMI, Belsen was a gas, Bodies, Holidays in the sun, Liar, No feelings, Problems, Pretty vacant, Anarchy in the USA, No fun

Winterland, San Francisco 14-1-78 Soundcheck
Tracks: Belsen was a gas, Pretty vacant, Problems, No feelings

Belsen Was a Gas bootleg-7″ (Rotten Role, SUK-1) recorded 12-1-78, released 78
Tracks: Belsen was a gas (live), Anarchy in the USA (live)

Demos recorded May – Jul 78 (Cook & Jones)
Tracks: Here we go again , Black Leather, Silly thing, Lonely boy

First US Show! bootleg-LP (Von Groseenshush, 75001) recorded Atlanta 5-1-78 released 78
Tracks: God Save The Queen, I Wanna Be Me, Seventeen, New York, Bodies, Submission, Holidays In The Sun, EMI, No Feelings, Problems, Pretty Vacant, Anarchy In The U.S.A

Indecent Exposure bootleg-LP (Sex Pistols, X SEXB-005) recorded 76 Club 24-9-76, released 78
Tracks: Anarchy In The UK, I Wanna Be Me, Seventeen, New York, Don’t Gimme Me No Lip Child, (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone, Submission, Liar, Substitute, No Feelings, No Fun, Pretty Vacant, Problems

Welcome to the Rodeo bootleg-LP (Ruthless Rhymes Ltd, SP-2800) recorded 10-1-78, released 78
Tracks: Radio Advert, God Save The Queen, I Want To Be Me, Seventeen, New York, E.M.I., Bodies, No Feelings, Problems, Pretty Vacant, Anarchy In The U.K., No Fun

Sid Vicious

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 7-9-78 “Sid Vicious & His Crew”
Tracks: Search & Destroy, I wanna be your dog, No lip, Something else, Belsen was a gas, Stepping stone, Chinese rocks, My way, Take a chance on me, Chatterbox

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 28-9-78 set 1
Tracks: Belsen was a Gas, Chatterbox, Chinese Rocks, I wanna be your dog, No lip, Search & destroy, Something else, Something else #2, Stepping stone, Take a chance

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 28-9-78 set 2
Tracks: Belsen was a Gas, Chatterbox, Chinese Rocks, I wanna be your dog, No lip, Search & destroy, Something else, Stepping stone, Take a chance

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 29-9-78
Tracks: Belsen was a gas, Chatterbox, Chatterbox #2, Chinese rocks, I wanna be your dog, I wann be your dog #2, My way, My way #2, No lip, Search & destroy, Search & destroy #2, Something else, Stepping stone

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 30-9-78 set 1
Tracks: Belsen was a gas, Chatterbox, Chinese rocks, I wanna be your dog, My way, No Lip, Search & destroy, Something else, Stepping stone, Take a chance on me

Max’s Kansas City, New York City 30-9-78 set 2
Tracks: Belsen was a gas, Chatterbox, Chinese rocks, I wanna be your dog, My way, No Lip, Search & destroy, Something else, Stepping stone, Take a chance on me

 

Further Information;

http://www.sexpistolsofficial.com/
http://www.cookandjones.co.uk/
http://www.sex-pistols.net/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_Pistols
http://www.jungle-records.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52:sid-vicious&catid=4:artistinfo&Itemid=20

Line ups:

Strand #1
cDec 72 – Nov 73
Steve Jones (voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Wally Nightingale (gtr)
Steve Hayes (bass)
Jimmy Mackin (keyb)

#2
cNov 73 – summer 74
Steve Jones (voc/gtr)
Paul Cook (drms)
Wally Nightingale (gtr)
Glen Matlock (bass)

Swankers
summer 74 – Aug 75
Steve Jones (voc/gtr)
Paul Cook (drms)
Glen Matlock (bass)
Wally Nightingale (gtr)
Del Noones (bass)

Sex Pistols #1
Aug – Nov 75
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Glen Matlock (bass)
John Lydon (voc)
Steve New (gtr)
Nick Kent (gtr/voc)

#2
Nov 75 – Feb 77
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Glen Matlock (bass)
John Lydon (voc)

#3
Feb 77 – Jan 78
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
John Lydon (voc)
Sid Vicious (bass)

#4
Jan – Aug 78
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Sid Vicious (bass/voc)
Ronnie Biggs (voc)
Andy Allen (bass)
Ed Tudor-Pole (voc)

Sid Vicious & His Crew (aka Music Industry Casualties)
7-Sep 78
Sid Vicious (voc)
Mick Jones (gtr)
Arthur Kane (bass)
Jerry Nolan (drms)
Steve Dior (gtr)
Nancy Spungen (voc)

Sid Vicious & His Crew
Sep 78
Sid Vicious (voc/bass)
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Arthur Kane (bass)
Jerry Nolan (drms)
Steve Dior (gtr)

“Sham Pistols”
Jun – Aug 79
Steve Jones (gtr/voc)
Paul Cook (drms)
Jimmy Pursey (voc)
Dave Treganna (bass)

Joan Jett’s band
Mar 79
Steve Jones (gtr)
Paul Cook (drms)
Joan Jett (voc/bass)

Nick Kent later in Subterraneans. Mick Jones also in The Clash
Glen Matlock & Steve New later in Rich Kids
Sid Vicious is ex-Siouxsie & the Banshees, Flowers of Romance, later in The Living Dead (78), Vicious White Kids, Idols (US)
John Lydon later in Public Image Limited (PiL), Ed Tudor-Pole is ex-Visitors, later Tenpole Tudor
Andy Allen is also in Lightning Raiders, later in Professionals
Paul Cook & Steve Jones also in The Living Dead (78), Dave Goodman & Friends, (Proto Pretenders, 78), Greedies / Greedy Bastards (78-79), Professionals (79-82)
Paul Cook is also later in the Physicals.  Nancy Spungen is ex-Vicious White Kids
Jimmy Pursey & Dave Treganna are also in Sham 69
Arthur Kane & Jerry Nolan are ex-New York Dolls (US)
Steve Dior is ex-Quickspurts, also in The Idols (US), later in London Cowboys

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