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April 10th, 2010

Malcolm McLaren is dead.

Most famous for being a rock empresario. For the Sex Pistols. For Punk theory. For Bow Wow Wow. Dead at age 64.

He could be a lot of fun. Here’s Buffalo Gals, 1983:

I don’t remember this video, or the nudity, but the song sounds like the 1980s to me. I always liked the song. Drum machines, cultural pastiche, earnestness. It’s Madame Butterfly, from 1984:

Read the man’s Wikipedia entry. Fascinating fellow: Malcolm McLaren.

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