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It stands for "All Day I Dream About Sex" ("shush" in the radio edit).
I was told in 1966 it had been banned by the government.....not only couldn't hear it on the radio, but couldn't even buy it at a record shop.
A Program director for a radio station made a completley unofficial list of songs that may offend/remind people of 9/11. However this list was leeked out as being an official company policy, which was not true.
Police officers in Northwood, Ohio, order 14-year-old Daniel Shellhammer to remove his shirt, which features slogans for the rap group Insane Clown Posse. The officers inform Shellhammer that Insane Clown Posse clothing is "banned" in Ohio and that they tear the shirt off his back and arrest him if he does not comply.
Below Average Dave (badave.com)
As I recall, many L.A. radio stations (and others accross the U.S.) refused to play, and even made media events of noisely destroying ALL their Cat Stevens records after reports came out that he told his students in England that, yes, as a devout Muslim, he was obliged to fulfill the fatwa against Salman Rushdie, i.e. kill Mr. Rushde, if he had the opportunity. Not exactly the sweet, loving Cat Stevens I remembered. Mr. Rushdie became the subject of a fatwa after his book "Satanic Verses" was published which was considered blasphemous by the Muslim community. According to Wikipedia, the fatwa cannot be rescinded since the Ayatollah Khomeini, who issued the fatwa, is the only one who can rescind it but is no longer living.
banned from Clear Channel after 9/11
Banned in Australia and Germany...for everything about them.
Banned by Wal-Mart because they refuse to release censored versions of their albums.
this was banned in America by the composer Leonard Bernstein, also banned by the Royal Albert Hall for burning the American Flag during the number. info from Charisma Repeat Performance album BG1 1980
Not actually banned, though most radio stations replace the lyric "Maybe I am the faggot America" with "Maybe I am the sound of America."
Need I say any more...?
The music video was banned in the US because of its graphic criticism of US military activities in Iraq and elsewhere, as well as of the policies of George W. Bush. Apparently, the music video was quite popular in other countries.
The song was written as a metaphor for a reaction to American excess and domination - something the band, being Canadians, would be quite familiar with. The very last time Burton Cummings would have sung "Goodbye American Woman" in the long play-out, he switches it to "Goodbye American S***" so the song is usually never played ALL the way to the end.
Though the version released as a single gets airplay, the album version, with a 3 and a half minute acoustic intro hasn't been played on the radio, ever, for no apparent reason.
The band have not performed this song live since Dave Mustaine, their frontman, converted to Christianity. The obvious reason being the lyrics, specifically the "I am an Antichrist" statement.
This song was originally planned for release by Capitol Records in 1984, but upon receiving complaints from parents' groups decided against it. The song was later released as a single by Music For Nations.
Banned by AT&T while being web-broadcast because the lyrics were altered to be critical of George W. Bush.
In the winter of 1980, this Pink Floyd #1 hit single, with its chorus of kids chanting "We Don't Need No Education" is banned by the South African government. Black children, upset about the inferior eduction in that country, adopt the song as their anthem. The South African government says the song is "prejudicial to the safety of the state."
The song was banned from airplay at either the time of the Falklands War or the first Gulf War. And recently the BBC have been celebrating the Falklands anniversary, which is pretty disgusting.
Banned in Germany for reasons unknown.
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