Fairness Rocks News John Lydon loses court battle to stop Sex Pistols songs being used in a new TV series


Fairness Rocks News John Lydon loses court battle to stop Sex Pistols songs being used in a new TV series

Home Industry News John Lydon loses court battle to stop Sex Pistols songs being used in a new TV series

Author: BBC News

Date: August 23, 2021

Original Source: BBC News

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John Lydon loses court battle to stop Sex Pistols songs being used in a new TV series

John Lydon has lost a High Court battle to stop the Sex Pistols music from being used in a new TV drama.

Former drummer Paul Cook and guitarist Steve Jones had sued Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, after he tried to veto the use of the punk group’s songs in a show directed by Danny Boyle.

The pair argued that the group had an agreement that such decisions could be taken on a “majority rule basis”.

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