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Punk single 'has most influence'
The Sex Pistols
The Sex Pistols' single only reached number 38 in the chart
The Sex Pistols' Anarchy in the UK has been named the most influential record of the 1970s in a magazine poll.

It beat Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody into second place and Donna Summer's I Feel Love third in a poll compiled by music monthly Q.

The classic punk single provoked outrage when released in November 1976.

A Q spokesman said the Sex Pistols spawned "a whole new musical movement which will continue to inspire musicians for generations to come".

Bohemian Rhapsody, which topped the charts in 1975, was second in the poll, which was compiled for a 1970s special edition of the magazine.

Donna Summer's disco classic I Feel Love was third, while T Rex's Get It On was fourth. Special AKA's Gangsters came fifth.


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