According to Glen Matlockwho had co-written the song—although he was no longer a member of the band by the time it was released—the bass was inspired by The Move 's " Fire Brigade ". Retrieved 21 October S o how did the song come about?
It didn't seem like such a good investment at the time, but clearly it was. On 7 June — the Jubilee holiday itself — the band attempted to play the song from a boat named the Queen Elizabeth on the River Thamesnear the Palace of Westminster. Favourite auctions Favourite searches. You write a song like that because you love them, and you're fed up with them being mistreated.
This is not my campaign. According to Glen Matlockwho had co-written the song—although he was no longer a member of the band by the time it was released—the bass was inspired by The Move 's " Fire Brigade ". It was released as the band's second single and was later included on their only album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols.
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Archived from the original on 23 November Top 40 Singles. At the evening of the same day, BBC Two 's Newsnight programme ended its nightly broadcast with host of that night Kirsty Wark saying that they were "incredibly happy to oblige" Rosindell's request, and then played a clip of the Sex Pistols' similarly named song, much to Rosindell's discontent.