13 Song: Banned Songs

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The BBC, MTV and various radio stations have deemed many songs unfit for air over the years, some for more obvious reasons than others. In this episode of Heard This? We take you through our list of 10 of the most famous songs to have been banned / taken off air and explore the reasons why they were considered unsuitable for our ears. 
 
Music: Sly – Bryant Lowry (obtained from Podcastle) 
Episode Sources: 
https://www.radiox.co.uk/features/x-lists/10-famous-songs-that-were-censored-or-banned/
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/feb/14/the-greatest-banned-songs-of-all-time-ranked
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/13/blurred-lines-most-controversial-song-decade
https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/articles/12-classic-songs-that-were-once-banned-by-the-bbc/
https://www.rhino.com/article/november-1990-madonna-shocks-the-world-with-justify-my-love
https://legendsrevealed.com/entertainment/2013/01/10/was-the-whos-my-generation-banned-by-the-bbc-for-being-offensive-to-stutterers/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/articles/46f837da-9ffa-494d-94e7-c7ffb0781bea
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/spasticus_autisticus_the_day_the_bbc_banned_ian_dury
https://www.grunge.com/782253/this-david-bowie-song-was-once-banned/
https://qz.com/quartzy/1442184/halloweens-monster-mash-was-once-banned-by-the-bbc/
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/shamen-rapper-who-sang-es-11173027

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