How does radio in 2011 deal with this?

Roger Kirk
Thu Mar 17 22:32:36 EDT 2011

On 3/16/2011 2:05 AM, Bob Nelson wrote:
> Charlie Daniels' "Devil Went Down to Georgia" substitutes "son of a
> (gun)" for... (you know). Yet Elton John used that word in a song
> title: The Bitch Is Back.
WRKO played the song, but the jocks never spoke the title, just the artist.

On 3/16/2011 3:43 PM, Mario Gonzalez Jr. wrote:
> 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.
Same situation with "Money" by Pink Floyd.  Special edited single version.

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