How does radio in 2011 deal with this?

Mario Gonzalez Jr.
Wed Mar 16 15:43:59 EDT 2011

I remember the song "Fight the Power" by the Isley brothers.  In the chorus, the line that had to be edited was "by all this bulls**t going down".  The version I heard on the radio had the word missing, but we all knew what it was.  They edited it to just say bull.


On Mar 16, 2011, at 12:45 AM, A Joseph Ross <> wrote:

> On 3/15/2011 5:32 PM, Doug Drown wrote:
>> Quoting Kevin Vahey <>:
>>> I remember the uproar when WBZ censored one word in Paul Simon's Kodachrome
>>> in 1973
> The one I remember was a song that began, "When I think of all the cr*p I learned in high school, it's a wonder I can think at all..."
> The way I remember it, the word wasn't bleeped, the entire line was replaced by the first line from the next verse, "When I look back on all the girls I knew when I was single...."
> I noticed at the time that WMEX played it without censorship.
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