Sex Pistols - The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle

Sex Pistols
Sex Pistols - The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle
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  • Musician:
    Sex Pistols
  • Title:
    The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle
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  • Short info:
    Label: Virgin ‎– 300 279-406, Virgin ‎– 300 277, Virgin ‎– 300 278
    Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
    Country: Germany
    Date of released: 1979
    Category: Rock, Pop, Stage & Screen
    Style: Soundtrack, Punk, Parody, Rock & Roll
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 God Save The Queen Symphony
Written-By – Matlock*, Rotten*, Cook*, Jones*
4:00
A2 Jimmy B. Goode / Roadrunner
Producer – Goodman*, Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Johnny RottenWritten-By [Jimmy B. Goode] – C. Berry*Written-By [Roadrunner] – J. Richman*
6:20
A3 Black Arabs
Producer – M. Foote*Vocals – Black ArabsWritten-By – Matlock*, Rotten*, Cook*, Biggs*, Jones*
4:45
A4 Anarchy In The U. K.
Producer – Goodman*, Cook*, Jones*Written-By – Matlock*, Rotten*, Cook*, Jones*
4:00
B1 Substitute
Producer – Goodman*, Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Johnny RottenWritten-By – P. Townsend*
3:05
B2 Don't Give Me No Lip Child
Producer – Goodman*, Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Johnny RottenWritten-By – Richards*, J. D. Thomas*
3:30
B3 (I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone
Producer – Goodman*, Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Johnny RottenWritten-By – Boyce/Hart*
3:05
B4 L'Anarchie Pour Le U. K.
Producer – J. Davoust*Translated By [Trans.] – L. Brennon*Vocals – JerzimyWritten-By – Matlock*, Rotten*, Cook*, Jones*
3:25
B5 Belsen Was A Gas - Live At San Francisco
Vocals – Johnny RottenWritten-By – Rotten*, Cook*, Vicious*, Jones*
2:10
B6 Belsen Vos A Gassa
Producer – Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Ronnie BiggsWritten-By – Rotten*, Cook*, Vicious*, Jones*
2:10
C1 Silly Thing
Vocals – Paul CookWritten-By, Producer – Cook*, Jones*
2:50
C2 My Way
Arranged By [Arr.] – S. Jeffes*Producer – Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Sid ViciousWritten-By – François*, Revaux*, Anka*
4:05
C3 I Wanna Be Me
Producer – Dave GoodmanWritten-By – Matlock*, Rotten*, Cook*, Jones*
3:03
C4 Something Else
Producer – S. Jones*Vocals – Sid ViciousWritten-By – Cochran*, Sheeley*
2:10
C5 Rock Around The Clock
Vocals – Ten Pole Tudor*Written-By – J. D. Knight*, M. Freedman*
2:00
C6 Lonely Boy
Vocals – Steve Jones Written-By, Producer – Cook*, Jones*
3:05
C7 No One Is Innocent
Producer – Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Ronnie BiggsWritten-By – Biggs*, Jones*
3:00
D1 C'mon Everybody
Producer – Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Sid ViciousWritten-By – Cochran*, Capeheart*
2:10
D2 E. M. I. (Orch.)
Vocals – Steve Jones Written By – Jones/Matlock/Cook/JonesWritten-By – Matlock*, Cook*, Jones*
3:45
D3 The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle
Producer – Cook*, Jones*Vocals – Sex PistolsWritten-By – Temple*, Cook*, Jones*
4:30
D4 Friggin' In The Riggin'
Arranged By [Arr.] – Jones*Vocals – Steve Jones Written-By – Trad.*
3:40
D5 You Need Hands
Vocals – Malcolm McLarenWritten-By – Irwin*
2:50
D6 Who Killed Bambi
Vocals – Ten Pole Tudor*Written-By – Ten Pole Tudor*, Vivienne Westwood
3:00

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – Mohndruck Reinhard Mohn GmbH
  • Distributed By – Ariola
  • Pressed By – Sonopress

Credits

  • Photography By [Photos From The Film] – Andrew Watson , Bob Gruen, Heinz Zawodski, Joe Stevens , John Tiberi, June Myles-Kingston*, Trevor Key
  • Sleeve [Sleeve Concept], Design – Jamie Reid, Trevor Key

Notes

First German pressing identified by slightly paler Red/Green Virgin labels and the inclusion of the 'two Virgins' symbols appearing towards the bottom centre of the labels (see images).

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd.
Side A, C, D: A Matrixbest Production.

Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Reinhard Mohn GmbH, Gütersloh.

Category on sleeve: 300 279-406
Category on 1st record: 300 277
Category on 2nd record: 300 278

Note: There was a mastering error with this version and the song, "No One Is Innocent" gradually speeds up throughout the duration of the song until it eventually starts to sound like The Chipmunks are singing the song.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Label side A): S 300 277 A
  • Other (Label side B): S 300 277 B
  • Other (Label Side C): S 300 278 A
  • Other (Label Side D): S 300 278 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): 300277 A - 1/79S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): 300277 B - 1/79S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, stamped): 300278 A - 1/79S II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, stamped): 300278 B - 1/79S
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Rights Society: GEMA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VD 2510 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle ‎(2xLP, Album) Virgin VD 2510 UK 1979
VD 2510 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle ‎(2xLP, Album, RE) Virgin VD 2510 Australia 1981
300 279-420, 300 277, 300 278 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle ‎(2xLP, Album) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin 300 279-420, 300 277, 300 278 Netherlands 1979
V-2168, V2168 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle ‎(LP, Comp) Virgin, Virgin V-2168, V2168 Scandinavia 1980
R-8230-CD Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle ‎(CD, Album, MP) Ranwood Records, Inc R-8230-CD US 1986

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