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In this extensively researched ode to scandal
Peter Blecha recounts the travails of musicians who have dared to air
unacceptable
topics. Filled with several centuries' worth of raunchy sex ditties
morbid murder ballads
satanic songs
paeans to intoxication and radical political anthems
this book lays the censors' stories bare
and casts a much-needed spotlight on civil liberties and artistic freedom in our post-9/11 world. Highlights the work of hundreds of controversial musicians
including: the Beatles
Ray Charles
the Dixie Chicks
Dylan
Eminem
Billie Holiday
Nirvana
Elvis
Public Enemy
Sex Pistols
Springsteen
Zappa and others.
Blecha tells a story of how free we aren't. It's a story every music fan needs to know.
Dave Marsh

Taboo tunes - Peter Blecha

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Title
Taboo tunes - a history of banned bands & censored songs
Author
Peter Blecha
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Backbeat
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20040401

In this extensively researched ode to scandal
Peter Blecha recounts the travails of musicians who have dared to air
unacceptable
topics. Filled with several centuries' worth of raunchy sex ditties
morbid murder ballads
satanic songs
paeans to intoxication and radical political anthems
this book lays the censors' stories bare
and casts a much-needed spotlight on civil liberties and artistic freedom in our post-9/11 world. Highlights the work of hundreds of controversial musicians
including: the Beatles
Ray Charles
the Dixie Chicks
Dylan
Eminem
Billie Holiday
Nirvana
Elvis
Public Enemy
Sex Pistols
Springsteen
Zappa and others.
Blecha tells a story of how free we aren't. It's a story every music fan needs to know.
Dave Marsh

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Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Music - Censorship - History.|Music - Social aspects.
Country of Publication
California
Number of Pages
214

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