Please Please Me was first pressed on the gold and black Parlophone label but it soon switched to yellow and black. On 7 June, the band played a gig on a boat as it floated past the House of Commons, two days before the Queen did the same as part of her official celebrations. But if God Save The Queen was to prove controversial the following summer, then events in the intervening months were no less dramatic.
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On 7 June — the Jubilee holiday itself — the band attempted to play the song from a boat named the Queen Elizabeth on the River Thamesnear the Palace of Westminster. British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC News Online. Namespaces Article Talk. Sex Pistols.
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Retrieved 1 January A camera traverses the route the band took in the boat the Queen Elizabeth , between Tower Bridge and Westminster, as the song plays. A later version was released on the Pistols' debut album. England selected Local News Regions Wiltshire selected. Retrieved