Any Idea? Punk People Before They Were Famous…
The above low resolution photo shows the Godfather of British Punk, aka Malcom McLaren, at his Bar Mitzvah ceremony.
A long time after this photo was taken, McLaren went on to manage the New York Dolls, the Sex Pistols and to become a significant force in carving out space and massive publicity for the Punk scene in the UK, especially through his management of the Sex Pistols’ various misdeeds.
Fashion-wise he opened a shop called ‘Sex’ with Vivienne Westwood, which also acted as an (expensive) outrider for Punk fashions.
Unfortunately, McLaren died of cancer in 2010, in a hospital in Switzerland.
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