Sex pistols live sid vicious and nancy

Sex pistols live sid vicious and nancy has been much confusion over Sid’s name. Both his real name and his nickname. Sid hated the name so John Lydon would taunt him with it. Born in London to unmarried parents, Sid moved briefly to Ibiza as a child before returning with his mother to London.

With Glen Matlock’s departure in February 1977 Sid was drafted in on bass duties via John Lydon. Sid already got on with Steve and Paul, and probably fitted the bands image more than Matlock. Despite the myths Sid COULD play. Maybe only a little but he could play.

He practiced like crazy and quickly began to learn the instrument. Sid was no stranger to drug use, however, when he met Nancy Spungen it took on a whole different level. London in 1977 hoping to snare a Sex Pistol. After John Lydon rejected her and passed her off to Sid the couple became inseparable.