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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?
Elvis Presley
Fats Domino
Bobby Vinton
Frankie Avalon

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 Christmas
Blue Suede Shoes
White Christmas
Hound Dog

Question 3:

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

Question 4:

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

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?
John Lennon
John Denver
Mick Jagger
Paul McCartney

Question 7:

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

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)
PMRC (Parents Monitor Resource Center)
PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center)
PMMC (Parents Minding Music Center)

Question 9:

What singer/band was sued by parents in 1987 for the suicide of their son?
Gene Simmons
Ozzy Osbourne
Judas Priest
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 medication
Group Therapy
Forced hospitalization
Detox units


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