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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
Frankie Avalon
Bobby Vinton

Question 2:

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

Question 3:

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

Question 4:

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

Question 5:

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

Question 6:

What singer was banned in the United States from playing his controversial lyrics on the airwaves in 1972?
Mick Jagger
Paul McCartney
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?
PMMC (Parents Minding Music Center)
PMRC (Parents Monitor Resource Center)
PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center)
PMRC (Parents Music Reserve Center)

Question 9:

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

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?
Detox units
Forced medication
Forced hospitalization
Group Therapy


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