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Popular Music and Society – Special Issue on The Sex Pistols

Posted: January 20th, 2013 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Submissions are invited for a special edition of Popular Music and Society that examines the legacy of one of punk rock’s most infamous and seminal bands, the Sex Pistols.  Despite their brief initial incarnation (1975-1978), the Sex Pistols profoundly influenced punk music and culture and, in Greil Marcus’s words, “did so much to make the world a richer, more abstract, more contingent place [and in doing so] raised the stakes of what people see as art.”

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