17th September 1976
The Sex Pistols played live at Chelmsford Prison. A gig that has by and large been ignored in the story of the Pistols, along with their Christmas Day gig for striking Firemen. Perhaps these gigs were too altruistic for the myth.
These audio clips show that they were not the ramshackle musically inept band that they were claimed to be in the grey days of 1976.
Thirty Five years ago they were the new breed and as fresh as it gets. Here are some of their lesser known songs.