The following is a playlist for the broadcast of the Nightowl Radio Show, a one-hour college radio show on station WHCL-FM. The show can be streamed tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern at whcl.org.
Tonight’s episode is a collection of songs that were, for one reason or another, banned from broadcast. NOTE: This playlist does not include songs with curse words or profanities.
|Time||Artist||Song||Reason for Ban|
|7:01 PM||Neil Young||This Note’s for You||Neil Young removed his content from Spotify due to Spotify broadcasting Joe Rogan disinformation podcast|
|7:07 PM||The Chakachas||Jungle Fever||Simulated sounds of ecstasy on the microphone|
|7:13 PM||Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin||Je T’Aime…Moi Non Plus||Simulated sounds of ecstasy on the microphone|
|7:18 PM||Heaven 17||(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang||Political content, use of word “fascist”|
|7:24 PM||The 2 Live Crew||Banned In the USA||Response to their LP “As Nasty As They Wanna Be” being banned as pornographic|
|7:28 PM||Frankie Goes to Hollywood||Relax||Banned by the BBC for lyrical content and theme|
|7:32 PM||Sex Pistols||God Save the Queen||Banned by the BBC for anti-monarchy lyrics|
|7:36 PM||The Brooklyn Bridge||Your Husband-My Wife||Lyrics about adultery and infidelity|
|7:40 PM||Loretta Lynn||The Pill||Lyrics discussing birth control|
|7:43 PM||Billy Ward & The Dominoes||Sixty Minute Man||Lyrics describing sexual prowess|
|7:47 PM||Grandmaster Melle Mel||Jesse||Banned by WHCL prior to 1984 New York primary due to Jesse Jackson being a candidate for President|
|7:53 PM||Link Wray & His Wray Men||Rumble||Banned from radio due to title being synonymous with street fighting|
|7:57 PM||Pet Shop Boys||West End Girls||Removed due to unlicensed James Brown sample|