Banned Music: 21 Artists Censors Tried To Silence
Banned Music: 21 Artists Censors Tried To Silence

 

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8) The Beatles

BBC Forces Fab Four Off the Air (1967)

They're often cited as the greatest band of all time, but not even the Beatles were impervious to the power of the BBC. Back in 1967, the Far Four were banned from British radio not once, but twice! Both "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" and "A Day in the Life" from their genre-defining 'Sgt. Pepper's' album were forbidden airply, as they were thought to encourage drug use. (If that were grounds for banning a song today, Snoop Dogg wouldn't have a career!)

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