Sid Vicious
Hotel Chelsea, 222 West 23rd Street, New York City, New York

Sid Vicious
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Name: Sid Vicious
Category: Musician

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John Ritchie (1957-1979),English Punk Rock Guitarist better known for posterity as SID VICIOUS,the bassist for the anarchic Brit Punk group The S*x Pistols. He led a short wild life,fuelled by drink,drugs and violent abuse,culminating in his "alledged" murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spudgeon,and his death from drugs at 63 Bank Street,New York City in 1979

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Years of Residence: 1978 - 1978
Source: Book: All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities

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Sex Pistol murdered Nancy Spungen here on October 12, 1978.

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Hotel Chelsea
222 West 23rd Street
New York City
New York
United States

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Hotel Chelsea,New York City, is a legend amongst past hotels and apartments.Built in 1883,since then a great many famous and infamous figures have lived or passed through it,leaving an indelible mark on New York history.It has seen some infamous wild times from those that have called it home,or a place to party,hang out.In 2011 its doors closed for the last time on a long memorable history.Protected as a US National Landmark,it still stands,but what its fate is,remains unknown.

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