A Vicious Love Story: Remembering the Real Sid Vicious

A Vicious Love Story Remembering the Real Sid Vicious Teddie was years old in when she was asked to be the translator for the Norway leg of The Sex Pistols Scandinavian tour The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid V

  • Title: A Vicious Love Story: Remembering the Real Sid Vicious
  • Author: Teddie Dahlin
  • ISBN: 9780957517004
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Paperback
  • Teddie was 16 years old in 1977, when she was asked to be the translator for the Norway leg of The Sex Pistols Scandinavian tour The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious Instead of the self destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vunerable and generous young man She gives a first hand account of four youngTeddie was 16 years old in 1977, when she was asked to be the translator for the Norway leg of The Sex Pistols Scandinavian tour The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious Instead of the self destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vunerable and generous young man She gives a first hand account of four young men at the eye of an international media storm, labouring under the sudden weight of expectation at the height of their fame We are given a closer look into the dynamics between all the band members and their associates The last chapters are written in part by Eileen Polk ex girlfriend of DeeDee Ramone and Peter Gravelle famous punk photographer and best known for being the person who supplied Sid with the heroin he overdosed on , who were in New York at the time of Sids death.

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    1. There are many ways to kick a dead horse, but this is one of the few that I've seen that kick someone who was dead on horse. I am still trying to understand why the author thought now was the time to tell this story. Sid Vicious, punk rocker, alleged bass player, heroin addict and suspected murderer, died three decades ago. His style of "music" is barely even heard nowadays, having morphed into more commercial fare (outside of a stalwart few who still know what punk rock really was). This story [...]

    2. Once I started reading this book I couldn't stop. There is just something so touching about Teddie's account of young teenage love. Makes you remember what it was like to be that age and falling in love in the way only a teenage girl can! Then of course there is the fact that the young lad she falls in love with is Sid Vicious. It's refreshing to read such a different account of this well known character and I found the book very well written and also very funny in places. It really left me thin [...]

    3. I really enjoyed this book,it was nice to read that Sid was very kind and caring and what I thought and othershad said that he wasn't really as into Nancy (just the drugs she got him hooked onto and supplied)as it seemed which still in my mind she ruined Sid.I am glad Teddie decided to write this book, wished she had more pictures of her with Sid.he wasn't the monster that media made him out to be but a kid who got with the wrong girl and wanted to have a life with Teddie but it couldn't happen [...]

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