THE SEX PISTOLS: The Bollocks Diaries 1977 [FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY JOHNNY ROTTEN]

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London: Cassell, 2018. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. Hardcover. pp. 96. In fine condition. Signed by John Lydon on bookplate affixed to title page, "Johnny Rotten was here !!" Coffee table book-sized volume.

The Bollocks Diaries is a revealing and unapologetic memoir chronicling the rise and fall of the iconic punk band, the Sex Pistols, as recounted by their legendary frontman, Johnny Rotten (real name John Lydon). In this candid and often controversial book, Lydon provides readers with an intimate glimpse into the tumultuous world of punk rock in the 1970s. From the band's inception and meteoric rise to fame to their abrupt disbandment and subsequent controversies, "The Bollocks Diaries" offers a no-holds-barred account of the Sex Pistols' brief yet influential reign as the poster children of punk. Lydon's sharp wit, irreverent humor, and unfiltered honesty make for a compelling read, as he reflects on the band's rebellious spirit, confrontational antics, and enduring impact on music and culture. Alongside anecdotes from his own life, including his childhood in working-class London and his experiences as a punk icon, Lydon delves into the gritty realities of fame, fortune, and the darker side of rock 'n' roll excess. "The Bollocks Diaries" is a must-read for fans of punk music, as well as anyone interested in the inner workings of one of the most influential bands in music history.

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