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Malcolm McLaren‘s lasting influence on the music world has been celebrated in a new video tribute on Uncut.co.uk‘s sister-title [url=http://www.nme.com/news/sex-pistols/50665]NME.COM[/url].

You can watch the clip, which features Uncut‘s editor Allan Jones, along with NME Editorial Director Steve Sutherland by clicking [url=http://www.nme.com/news/sex-pistols/50665]here[/url].

The Sex Pistols manager [url=http://www.nme.com/news/malcolm-mclaren/50611]passed away of cancer last week (April 8)[/url]. Speaking about McLaren and his career, Jones said:

McLaren wasn’t unique in his viewpoint, but he became an absolutely essential catalyst for what happened in 1975, 76 and especially 77.”

He added: “I think he did have a very vivid vision of what music could be, of the music that became punk and what we recognise as punk.”

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