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But when the Stranglers came up with the exact same title, people were still trying to figure out just how self-righteously offended they wanted to be when the first (and only) verse swung in, and it was so utterly, absolutely, delightfully foul that who could resist joining in? Come on everybody, all together now: “She’s got thirty-six–twentyfour–thirty-six hips . . ” And they did it. It looked impossible; no, it was impossible. But the Stranglers didn’t simply leave the stage to a roar of applause; there was still a gaggle of kids singing “Tits” to themselves when Patti came on fifteen minutes later.
But a two-page spread in Sounds at the end of April went out of its way to avoid naming any of the songs in the Pistols’ live repertoire, which meant it was still the same old routine of “Substitute,” “Stepping Stone,” “Whatcha Gonna Do About It,” and “Don’t Gimme No Lip Child,” mixed in with a handful of undistinguished, sub–Hot Rods originals. Melody Maker likened the Pistols’ ineptitude (favorably or not, it was hard to tell) to an attempt to become the new Stooges, and you couldn’t help sensing that if Johnny Rotten didn’t talk such a wonderful game of media baiting, the press would have lost interest long ago.
The New Yorkers looked on in amazement. “The Pistols were very loud,” Kral laughed afterward. ” But still he found something to take away from the performance. “I thought the lead singer was extremely original. His delivery, his speech, it was nothing I’d ever heard before, that really working class London accent. There were Manchester bands I’d heard that I couldn’t understand, but there was something in Johnny Rotten that was the most fascinating thing. You could see the way he was holding the mike in a certain way, mimicking various different people.