Flashback: Sid Vicious Blows an Audience Away Singing ‘My Way’

Flashback: Sid Vicious Blows an Audience Away Singing ‘My Way’
The strings swirl, Sid Vicious descends a staircase and begins doing his best Chairman of the Board impression (even if it sounds a bit more like Dracula than Sinatra), and then everything implodes in his cover version of “My Way.” The bassist gave the song a punk-rock makeover for his star turn in The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle shortly before his death in 1979. When people finally saw it, upon the film’s release in May 1980, it became one of Vicious’ iconic moments — mostly because, as he sings, he did it his way.
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