Sex Pistols ‎– The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle

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Virgin ‎– 300 279-406, Virgin ‎– 300 277, Virgin ‎– 300 278
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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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 (2)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 (2)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 (2)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

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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.

Cat# on sleeve: 300 279-406
Cat# on 1st record: 300 277
Cat# 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, variant 1): 300277 A - 1/79S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped, variant 1): 300277 B - 1/79S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, stamped, variant 1): 300278 A - 1/79S II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, stamped, variant 1): 300278 B - 1/79S
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 2): 300277 A-1/79S II MADE IN GERMANY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 2): 300277 B-1/79S II MADE IN GERMANY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, variant 2): 300278 A-1/79S MADE IN GERMANY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, variant 2): 300278 B-1/79S MADE IN GERMANY

Other Versions (5 of 147) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VD 2510 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(2xLP, Album) Virgin VD 2510 UK 1979 Sell This Version
VD 2510 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(2xLP, Album, RE) Virgin VD 2510 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
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 Sell This Version
511 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(Cass, Album, Unofficial) DMC Records (6) 511 Thailand 1993 Sell This Version
V-2168, V2168 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(LP, Comp) Virgin, Virgin V-2168, V2168 Scandinavia 1980 Sell This Version

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