Can you think of a song that was specifically banned by a radio station, tv station, or government?
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Some fundamentalist types bellyached that the album cover shows Mellencamp along with angels that have "demonic" features (horns and pointed tails and such).
Not actually banned, but when the song appeared in 2008 video game Madden NFL 09, over two-thirds of the words were removed in order to keep the game's "Everyone" rating. Similar censorship appeared in the next game in the series.
As its title suggests, the album's cover was the reason for its ban. In 1969, it was banned in New Jersey. Copies were confiscated and a store was closed for displaying it in its front window. The album was later partially covered up in brown paper.
In 1968, this Doors' single is banned from airplay at many radio stations because of its anti-war theme.
This song by Hawkwind was banned in the mid-seventies because of the rash of violence in Ireland. The song speaks of making bombs in your cellar.
B.B.C. banned this song as they thought it would give creedance and approval to the I.R.A.
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