Court rules against Sex Pistols singer John Lydon in row over song use in Disney-backed TV series

//Court rules against Sex Pistols singer John Lydon in row over song use in Disney-backed TV series

Court rules against Sex Pistols singer John Lydon in row over song use in Disney-backed TV series

A British judge ruled on Monday that songs by punk trailblazers the Sex Pistols can be used in a forthcoming television series despite the opposition of former frontman John Lydon.Ex-Pistols guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook sued the singer, once known as Johnny Rotten, after he tried to block the music’s use in Pistol, a Disney-backed series based on a memoir by Jones.Lydon said during hearings at the High Court last month that he “heart and soul” opposed the music’s use in a show he…

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