Please bury me next to my baby. John Lydon claimed in the documentary Never Mind the Baubles that Vicious needed a serious talking-to beforehand because he wanted to be the "hardcore, tough rocker bloke" and that swearing and being tough wasn't "the right way" to "get the message across" to the children. Vicious was in the band, but he could not play well and had no bass guitar experience, so guitarist Steve Jones played bass on the band's debut album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols. May Learn how and when to remove this template message Shortly after Sid Vicious' death, his mother Anne Beverley claimed that Vicious and Spungen made a suicide pact and that Vicious' death was not accidental. Spungen's mother denied the request. Malcolm McLaren, the Sex Pistols' manager, worked to raise money and the bond was eventually covered by Virgin Records. He was hospitalised at Bellevue Hospital , where he also tried to kill himself by jumping from a window shouting, "I want to be with my Nancy" or other similar words, but was pulled back by hospital staff. The song was most likely Vicious' only contribution to the band during his tenure as a member,[ citation needed ] even though it was composed during his time in the Flowers of Romance. Vicious' mother Anne Beverley later traveled to Spungen's family's home in Philadelphia and asked Spungen's mother, Deborah Spungen , if she could scatter Vicious' remains over Spungen's grave. He was also absent from the album because he was in hospital with hepatitis most likely from his drug use and during that period his main visitor would have been his girlfriend Nancy Spungen , an American groupie and heroin addict he had met in During an interview for Guitar Hero III , when Jones was asked why he, instead of Vicious, recorded the bass parts of Never Mind the Bollocks , Jones responded, "Sid was in a hospital with hepatitis , so he couldn't really play, not that he could play anyway. The knife used had been bought by Vicious on 42nd Street and was identical to a "" flip-knife given to punk rock vocalist Stiv Bators of the Dead Boys by Dee Dee Ramone. Polk said that despite Spungen's mother's refusal, Jerry Only drove Beverley and her sister, and two of Vicious' friends to the cemetery where Spungen was buried, where Beverley scattered Vicious' ashes over Spungen's grave. Anne later married Christopher Beverley in , before setting up a family home back in Kent. In the book Please Kill Me: In reply, he asked the interviewer if he was kidding, adding that he would like to be "under the ground. He embarked on a path to destruction, while recording lead vocals on three cover songs at the same time for the soundtrack album for the film The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle.