Sour Notes: Songs & albums that were censored or banned
This is America, right? Land of free speech & expression? Maybe, but that still does not stop people from gauging what is acceptable entertainment. Even in music, people can be accused of going too far. These songs & albums were either banned from the airwaves or ran into trouble with the censors, often for reasons utterly laughable.
Quiz created by: Eric Andrews
1. Olivia Newton-John had the biggest hit of her career & the longest-running #1 song of the 1980s with this song that was banned in South Africa?
(#) "Heart Attack"
(#) "Tied Up"
(#) "Make A Move On Me"
2. Slayer brought death metal out of the underground with their controversial debut album that the major labels rejected as "too graphic". What was it?
(#) WAR MACHINE
(#) REIGN IN BLOOD
(#) GAS CHAMBER
3. Melanie made her fame on childlike folk songs & her #1 hit was no exception. But some read Freudian imagery into it & thought it dirty. What was it?
(#) "Brand New Key"
(#) "Drive My Car"
(#) "Tunnel Of Love"
4. Rod Stewart had the biggest hit of his career with this song that actually owed its mega success to being banned by radio as pornographic? Name it.
(#) "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
(#) "The Killing Of Georgie"
(#) "Tonight's The Night [Gonna Be Alright]"
(#) "Ain't Love A Bitch"
5. Their first #1 of the 1970s, The Rolling Stones continued to generate controversy with what song that was banned as racist, sexist AND drug-related?
(#) "Brown Sugar"
(#) "Star Star"
(#) "Some Girls"
(#) "Honky Tonk Women"
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