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    Sex Pistols Acetate for "Anarchy In The UK" Alternate Version to the Released Single (1976). Single-sided, 45rpm, the "EMI Abbey Road Studios" blue, gold and black label with handwritten title "Anarchy", Artist "Sex Pistols" and duration "4.01". In plain white sleeve. The acetate is accompanied by a UK Factory Sample copy of "Anarchy In The UK", and a vintage, highly-controversial Sex Pistols t-shirt, in Good condition. Acetate Condition: EX 7 (cover), EX 7 (disc). Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Mark Rye, former label manager for the Sex Pistols at EMI Records.

    This acetate appears to be similar to the alternate version of 'Anarchy In The UK' that was released on the bootleg Pistols album Spunk. At a running time of approximately 4:01 it is 30 seconds longer than the released version (3:31). For any Punk Rock collector or Sex Pistols fan, the importance of this piece is monumental, especially as this acetate is being offered at the fortieth anniversary of the release of the original single! The single was released by EMI Records on November 26, 1976, just over a month before the Pistols were dropped from the label fro swearing on live television!


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