Punk Britannia

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Another chance to hear the iconic musician's playlist.

Another chance to hear the iconic musician's playlist, which first broadcast as part of 6 Music's Punk Britannia season.

As a teenager, John Lydon announced himself to the world as the focal point of British punk. Combining a healthy distain for current music trends and illustrated by a polarising fashion sense, the Sex Pistols spearheaded a musical revolution which still reverberates today.

His views on popular culture and subsequent career with Public Image Limited, and collaboration with hip hop pioneering Afrika Bambaataa, cemented his importance to the British music scene.

John Lydon's Playlist takes us on a journey through his record collection, making some surprising stops on the way. The shows include music from and stories about - T-Rex, Black Sabbath, Edith Piaf, Petula Clark, Johnny Cash and ABBA.

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6 Music begins a season of Punk Britannia with Punk legend John Lydon.

As a teenager, John Lydon announced himself to the world as the focal point of British punk. Combining a healthy distain for current music trends and illustrated by a polarising fashion sense, the Sex Pistols spearheaded a musical revolution still reverberating today. His views on popular culture and subsequent career with Public Image Limited and collaboration with hip hop pioneering Afrika Bambaataa cemented his importance to the British music scene.

John Lydon's Playlist takes us on a journey through his record collection, making some surprising stops on the way. The shows include music from and stories about - T-Rex, Black Sabbath, Edith Piaf, Petula Clark, Johnny Cash and ABBA.

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20121225 (6M)

Punk star John Lydon shares his musical influences.

Another chance to hear the second part of the iconic musician's playlist, which first broadcast as part of 6 Music's Punk Britannia season.

John Lydon's Playlist takes us on a journey through his record collection, making some surprising stops on the way. The shows include music from and stories about - T-Rex, Black Sabbath, Edith Piaf, Petula Clark, Johnny Cash and ABBA.

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Another chance to hear the punk legend Siouxsie Sioux's playlist, which first broadcast as part of 6 Music's Punk Britannia season.

Siouxsie took performance and fashion to new heights during the punk era, resulting in her being one of the most recognisable and influential artists of that period.

Today she shares her record collection with the 6 Music audience, from David Bowie to Outkast, and talks about her own inspirations in the world of music and arts. She also shares her love of 70s' disco classics including Nancy Nova, Juggy Jones and Disco Tex and his Sex-O-Lettes.

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Siouxsie took performance and fashion to new heights during the punk era, resulting in her being one of the most recognisable and influential artists of that period. Today she'll share her record collection with 6 Music audience from David Bowie to Outkast, and talk about her own inspirations in the world of music, arts and her love of 70s disco classics including Nancy Nova, Juggy Jones and Disco Tex and his Sex-O-Lettes.

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Patti Smith shows the variety of her tastes with artists such as Pixies and Eddie Cochran.

As Patti Smith appears at Glastonbury this weekend, there's another chance to hear her 6 Music Playlist.

Alongside Television, The Ramones , Talking Heads and Blondie, Patti Smith was at the heart of the New York punk movement in the mid 1970s. Through music, art and performance poetry, her influence spans four decades and she still plays to huge audiences across the world. In Patti Smith's Playlist, she showcases the variety of her taste, with artists such as Pixies, Eddie Cochran, The Pretenders, Human League, The Byrds and Madonna.

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046 Music Playlist2012061720121227 (6M)

Alongside Television, The Ramones, Talking Heads and Blondie, Patti Smith was at the heart of the New York punk movement in the mid 1970s. Through music, art and performance poetry, her influence spans four decades and she still plays to huge audiences across the world. In Patti Smith's Playlist, she showcases the variety of her tastes with artists such as The Pixies, Eddie Cochran, The Pretenders, Human League, The Byrds and Madonna.

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Patti Smith shows the variety of her tastes with artists such as Pixies and Eddie Cochran.

Alongside Television, The Ramones, Talking Heads and Blondie, Patti Smith was at the heart of the New York punk movement in the mid 1970s. Through music, art and performance poetry, her influence spans four decades and she still plays to huge audiences across the world. In Patti Smith's Playlist, she showcases the variety of her tastes with artists such as The Pixies, Eddie Cochran, The Pretenders, Human League, The Byrds and Madonna.

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As 6 Music's Punk Britannia season continues, Captain Sensible shares his record collection and reminisces on the explosive years of punk.

Captain Sensible played bass with The Damned, the first group to release a punk single in the UK. New Rose sparked an intense period of creativity from British punk bands including The Damned's seminal early albums.

As a solo performer, Captain Sensible topped the charts in 1982 with Happy Talk and has made many colourful appearances on British TV and radio.

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As 6 Music's Punk Britannia season continues, Captain Sensible shares his record collection and reminisces on the explosive years of punk.

Captain Sensible played bass with The Damned, the first group to release a punk single in the UK. New Rose sparked an intense period of creativity from British punk bands including The Damned's seminal early albums.

As a solo performer, Captain Sensible topped the charts in 1982 with Happy Talk and has made many colourful appearances on British TV and radio.

Punk singer-songwriter and Damned guitarist Captain Sensible presents his playlist.