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Music Censorship Over The Years

written by: starryknight1999
This quiz focuses on the history of "banned music".

Question 1:

Which famous singer was banned from playing at the Ritz ballroom in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1955?
Bobby Vinton
Frankie Avalon
Fats Domino
Elvis Presley

Question 2:

After Ed Sullivan's controversial show in 1957, what famous song performed by Elvis Presley was banned on radio stations across America?
Blue Suede Shoes
Blue Christmas
Hound Dog
White Christmas

Question 3:

In 1962, Catholic students in New York were forbidden to dance to what song?
The Twist
Can't Get No Satisfaction
Heartbreak Hotel
Twist and Shout

Question 4:

What Rolling Stones song had to be changed so that the band could appear on the Ed Sullivan show?
Let's Spend The Night Together
Can't Get No Satisfaction
Paint It Black
Under My Thumb

Question 5:

Which one of these songs did not violate FCC rules during 1971?
Puff The Magic Dragon
Yellow Submarine
Rocky Mountain High
One Toke Over the Line

Question 6:

What singer was banned in the United States from playing his controversial lyrics on the airwaves in 1972?
Paul McCartney
Mick Jagger
John Lennon
John Denver

Question 7:

What band was banned from playing their music in South Africa in 1980 for inciting "potential" rebellion amongst its young audience?
Pink Floyd
Rolling Stones
The Who
Led Zeppelin

Question 8:

What American committee was formed in 1985 by the wives of several congressmen with the mission to educate parents about "alarming trends" in popular music?
PMRC (Parents Music Reserve Center)
PMMC (Parents Minding Music Center)
PMRC (Parents Monitor Resource Center)
PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center)

Question 9:

What singer/band was sued by parents in 1987 for the suicide of their son?
Ozzy Osbourne
Judas Priest
Gene Simmons
Motley Crue

Question 10:

At a conference sponsored by Crime Prevention Resource Center in Fort Worth, Texas, representatives of several local police departments advocated what form of treatment for Marilyn Manson fans in 1998?
Forced hospitalization
Detox units
Forced medication
Group Therapy


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