Banned! Approximation of a playlist #56

21 04 2011

Songs banned at one time or another by the BBC (allegedly)

Kodachrome – Paul Simon
Buffalo soldier – Bob Marley and The Wailers
We don’t need this fascist groove thing – Heaven 17
Stop The Cavalry – Jona Lewie
Atomic – Blondie

God save the Queen – Sex Pistols
Brothers In Arms – Dire Straits
Homosapien – Pete Shelley
Billy Don’t Be A Hero – Paper Lace
Lola – The Kinks
Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting – Elton John
Peaches – The Stranglers
Love Is A Battlefield – Pat Benatar
I Don’t Like Mondays – The Boomtown Rats
Let’s Spend The Night Together – The Rolling Stones
Waterloo – ABBA
Light My Fire -The Doors
68 Guns – The Alarm
Killing An Arab – The Cure
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Julie Covington
Army Dreamers – Kate Bush
Invisible Sun – The Police
Come Again – The Au Pairs
I Want Your Sex (Part II) – George Michael
Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood




2 responses

21 04 2011

Billy don’t be a hero?? Come on, where’s the evidence for this?

Taste grounds maybe….

21 04 2011

Paper lace? Nottingham’s finest export. They were banned during, I think, the first Gulf War. Suspect actually made no difference to any radio station’s playlist though.

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