UK New Musical Express . BBC News Online. The outrage was even shared by students; half the audience of students at a Leeds concert were reported to have walked out on the band. Done for a laugh. The signing took place at 8am outside Buckingham Palace, a two-fingered salute to the establishment.
This led to accusations by some that the charts had been "fixed" to prevent the song from reaching No. The song reached No. Retrieved 4 June Official Charts Company. Hidden categories: CS1 German-language sources de Articles with short description Short description is different from Wikidata Use dmy dates from December Use British English from December Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Articles with unsourced statements from December Singlechart usages for New Zealand Singlechart usages for Norway Singlechart usages for Sweden Articles with unsourced statements from April For the traditional song, see God Save the Queen.
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Lead guitar player Jones gave the song almighty welly, its bassline mimicking the main riff. The papers, rather predictably, went bonkers at the blatant disrespect. A later version was released on the Pistols' debut album. Done for a laugh. Chris ThomasBill Price.
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Green Left Weekly. In his novel, The Place of Dead Roads , William S Burroughs echoes the infamous coupling of the song when describing the United Kingdom with the words "God save the Queen and a fascist regime … a flabby toothless fascism, to be sure. Never go too far in any direction, is the basic law on which Limey-Land is built.
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