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Malcolm McLaren: Jewish manager as professional troublemaker

Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 13 October 2020

A new doorstopper-sized (900+ pages) biography of Malcolm McLaren by Paul Gorman got musician Gary Lucas thinking about one part of the former Sex Pistol/Bow Wow Wow impresario's life that is often overlooked in all the stories: his Jewish roots. Lucas examines pop music history through this prism and discovers some startling facts.

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