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7 Songs That Were Banned For Stupid Reasons

Lets face it swearing Plagiarism and sexual innuendos are common practice in the music industry. But sometimes certain songs are picked on and are banned for the strangest of reasons. Lets look at some of these examples.

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1. Relax - Frankie goes to Hollywood

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Was banned in the UK for its sexual innuendos back when the BBC wasn't as relaxed as they are now.

2. Blurred lines - Robbin Thicke

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over 20 universities have banned this song from being played on campus because of its offensive message, they say "A song that implies a woman is 'an animal' who 'wants it' because of the way she is dressed is not acceptable.

3. Kiss - Every song ever

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The soviet union banned kiss because they supported "nationalism" and "violence" bootlegged copies were still widely distributed, and were nicknamed Ribs

4. Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall

In 1980 the apartheid government of South Africa banned this because of the lyrics "We don’t need no education". They said it would encourage children to leave school. Apparently that was to far for them.
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In 1980 the apartheid government of South Africa banned this because of the lyrics "We don’t need no education". They said it would encourage children to leave school. Apparently that was to far for them.

5. A Day In The Life The Beatles.

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Was banned in the UK and USA because of it "promoted a permissive attitude towards drug taking"

6. Baby got Back - SirMixAlot

in 1986 the song was banned due to its controversial outspoken and blatantly sexual lyrics about women "I like big butts" being the most infamous.

7. Fuck Tha Police - NWA

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Was Banned all radio stations except one in Australia who payed it for two months before they were ordered to stop. In response to this outrage the staff went on strike and played NWAs express yourself on continual loop for 24 hours

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