Sex Pistols ‎– The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle

Virgin ‎– TCVD 2510
Cassette, Album

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A1 God Save The Queen (Orchestral) 4:00
A2 Rock Around The Clock
Vocals – Ten Pole Tudor*Written-By – D. E. Knight*, M. Freedman*
A3 Johnny B Goode
Written-By – C. Berry*
A4 Road Runner
Written-By – J. Richman*
A5 Black Arabs
Producer – M. Foote*Vocals – Black Arabs
A6 Watcha Gonna Do About It
Written-By – Potter*, S.Well*
A7 Anarchy In The UK 4:00
B1 Silly Thing 3:05
B2 Substitute
Written-By – P. Townshend*
B3 Don't Give Me No Lip Child 3:30
B4 (I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone
Written-By – Boyce/Hart*
B5 Lonely Boy 3:05
B6 Something Else
Written-By – Cochran*, Sheeley*
C1 L'Anarchie Pour Le U.K.
Producer – J. Davoust*Translated By – L. Brennon*Vocals – Jerzimy
C2 Einmal Belsen War Vortrefflich (Live) 2:10
C3 Einmal Belsen War Wirklich Vortrefflich 2:10
C4 No One Is Innocent 3:00
C5 My Way
Written-By – Francois*, Revaux*, Anka*
D1 C'mon Everybody
Written-By – Cochran*, Capehart*
D2 E.M.I. (Orch) 3:45
D3 The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle
Written-By – Temple*
D4 You Need Hands
Vocals – Malcolm McLarenWritten-By – Irwin*
D5 Friggin' In The Riggin'
Arranged By – Jones*Written-By – Trad.*


  • Artwork By [Sleeve Concept And Design] – Jamie Reid And Trevor Key
  • Photography [Photos From The Film] – John Tiberi, Heinz Zawodski, Bob Gruen, Trevor Key, June Myles-Kingston, Joe Stevens, Andrew Watson
  • ProducerThraves* (tracks: A3, A4, A6, A7, B2 to B4,), M. Foote* (tracks: A5), Cook* (tracks: A3, A4, A6, A7, B1 to B5, C3 to C5, D1, D3), Jones* (tracks: A3, A4, A6, A7, B, C3 to C5, D1, D3)
  • VocalsJohnny Rotten (tracks: A3, A4, A6, A7, B2 to B4, C2), Malcolm McLaren (tracks: A1, D4), Paul Cook (tracks: B1, D3), Biggs* (tracks: A5, C4), Sid Vicious (tracks: B6, C5, D1, D3), Steve Jones (2) (tracks: B5, D2, D3, D5)
  • Written-ByMatlock* (tracks: A1, A5, A7, C1, D2), Rotten* (tracks: A1, A5, A7, C1 to C3, D2), Cook* (tracks: A1, A5, A7, B1, B5, C1 to C4, D2, D3), Biggs* (tracks: A5, C4), Vicious* (tracks: C2, C3), Jones* (tracks: A1, A5, A7, B1, B5, C1 to C4, D2, D3)


Track A10 "Einmal Belsen War Vortrefflich" live in San Francisco.

Tracks A1, B5, B9, B11, B12 & B13 produced by A Maxibest Production.

Tracks A2, A3, A5 to A8, B3 recorded in 1976.

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd.
Original UK cassette release with White and black inlay. 24 tracks. Grey cassette with red printed text. No barcode on j card or times on cassette.
℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd.

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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
LA-259, LA-259 82.555 Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(LP, Album, Fir) Virgin, Virgin LA-259, LA-259 82.555 Mexico 1980 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
R-8230-CD Sex Pistols The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(CD, Album, MP) Ranwood Records, Inc R-8230-CD US 1986 Sell This Version