The Nightowl Radio Show playlist for February 4, 2022 (Special Banned Music Edition)

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

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.

TimeArtistSongReason for Ban
7:01 PMNeil YoungThis Note’s for YouNeil Young removed his content from Spotify due to Spotify broadcasting Joe Rogan disinformation podcast
7:07 PMThe ChakachasJungle FeverSimulated sounds of ecstasy on the microphone
7:13 PMSerge Gainsbourg and Jane BirkinJe T’Aime…Moi Non PlusSimulated sounds of ecstasy on the microphone
7:18 PMHeaven 17(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove ThangPolitical content, use of word “fascist”
7:24 PMThe 2 Live CrewBanned In the USAResponse to their LP “As Nasty As They Wanna Be” being banned as pornographic
7:28 PMFrankie Goes to HollywoodRelaxBanned by the BBC for lyrical content and theme
7:32 PMSex PistolsGod Save the QueenBanned by the BBC for anti-monarchy lyrics
7:36 PMThe Brooklyn BridgeYour Husband-My WifeLyrics about adultery and infidelity
7:40 PMLoretta LynnThe PillLyrics discussing birth control
7:43 PMBilly Ward & The DominoesSixty Minute ManLyrics describing sexual prowess
7:47 PMGrandmaster Melle MelJesseBanned by WHCL prior to 1984 New York primary due to Jesse Jackson being a candidate for President
7:53 PMLink Wray & His Wray MenRumbleBanned from radio due to title being synonymous with street fighting
7:57 PMPet Shop BoysWest End GirlsRemoved due to unlicensed James Brown sample