The 64 year old ex-Sex Pistols and Adam and the Ants manager passed away this morning (Thursday 8 April 2010) in Switzerland after reportedly battling cancer. McLaren was a major influence behind the explosion of the punk scene. He once commandeered a boat to ferry the Sex Pistols along the Thames so that they could play God Save the Queen outside the Houses of Parliament (for which he was arrested).
No doubt about it… Malcolm McLaren led an interesting life.
Malcolm McLaren talks to Conan whatsisname (see Slash’s badge on Jay Leno’s show) about the formation of the Sex Pistols:
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