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Lonely Boy tales from a Sex Pistol by Steve Jones

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex Pistols (Musical group),
  • Biography,
  • Punk rock musicians,
  • Guitarists

Book details:

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The Sex Pistols transformed twentieth-century culture and kick-started a social revolution. In this memoir by the guitarist of those punk pioneers, Jones takes readers on his journey from the Kings Road of the early "70s through the years of the Sex Pistols and punk rock.

Edition Notes

Other titlesTales from a Sex Pistol
StatementSteve Jones with Ben Thompson ; foreword by Chrissie Hynde
ContributionsThompson, Ben, 1973- author, Hynde, Chrissie, author of foreword
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML419.J72 A3 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27230079M
ISBN 100306824817
ISBN 109780306824814
LC Control Number2016952378
OCLC/WorldCa967589025

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