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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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John Lydon

John Lydon credit: Paul Heartfield
John Lydon On PIL’s New Album - Has Johnny Rotten Mellowed With Age?


PIL, Public Image Limited, are back with a new album What The World Needs Now…. Since they reformed in 2012 they have been getting consistently great reviews Our guest today John Lydon (or Johnny Rotten) formed Public Image Limited when the Sex Pistols disbanded in 1978 . Lydon became an important cultural figure in The Sex Pistols. It was a time that allowed a self-described “shy person” a platform. Today we talk and listen to the new music and talk about some of his heroes including early pin-up star Bettie Page, he has a new song about her, and Gandhi.

Session Setlist
DOUBLE TROUBLE
BETTIE PAGE
CORPORATE

Recent Release: What tHe Wrold Needs Now…
Release Date: September 4, 2015
Label: PiL Official

Holiday Programming

Holiday Programming
The holidays are upon us, and here at WXPN, we’ll bring you musical reflections on the season between now and January 1st. Check out our complete holiday on-air schedule.

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