Lydon speaks about receiving BMI award

Paul Williams

An emotional John Lydon has spoken about what it means to him to be honoured as a songwriter by US music rights organisation BMI.

The former Sex Pistol and founder of Public Image Limited will be recognised at BMI’s annual London awards dinner on Tuesday night (October 15) with the Icon Award.  It is given to songwriters, which the organisation says have had “a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers”. Previous recipients include Ray Davies, Steve Winwood, ...

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