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On This Day – No Filth Here!

Tweet On this day in 1976 The Pistols were banned from Playing at Lancaster Poly in the UK.  A Lancaster council statement said “We don’t want that sort of filth (The Sex Pistols) in the town limits.” Two things occur to me, firstly, this was before the infamous Grundy interview in 1st December of the […]

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On This Day – Don Banned!

Tweet (I LOVE things like this) On this day in 1954 Don Cornwell topped the UK singles chart with his song ‘Hold My Hand’. However, Auntie Beeb (the BBC) banned the song. The offence? the use of the words ‘Kingdom of Heaven’……. Banning music on this basis (or almost any other) makes my blood boil […]

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