Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] bill "satan" gates? no Midnight Oil for the moment (sheew)

Galina Yune lina_yune@msn.com
Thu, 20 Sep 2001 11:04:14 -0500

Well, might as well add the Ghostwriters "New York New York"  hmmm....

Lina Yune

>From: Henry Longmore <Henry.Krit.Longmore@m.cc.utah.edu>
>To: Powderworks - Midnight Oil list <powderworks@cs.colorado.edu>
>Subject: Re: [Powderworks] bill "satan" gates? no Midnight Oil for the 
>moment (sheew)
>Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 09:35:00 -0600 (MDT)
>Did I mention Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York"?
>---I previously said:
>You may have also noticed many innocuous songs...Savage Garden's
>"Crash and Burn"...Simon & Garfunkle's "Bridge over Troubled
>Water"...Lennin's "Imagine"...I think the goal was not only
>references to planes, bombs, fighting the government (a.k.a. machine),
>but also songs that might cause people deeply affected to break down
>in tears.
>As long as they lift the ban within a reasonable time frame, fine.
>They aren't even touching problems with the 1st amendment, as it
>guarantees them the ability to play what they want to, when they want
>to; it doesn't guarantee the listeners that the station will play
>anything and everything.  The part of radio censorship that touches
>the 1st amendment is the part that fines people for saying things like
>"f*@k" on the air.  Which, I noticed this summer while listening to
>MMM and JJJ over the internet (via Microsoft's network), you can do in
>  }> > The Beatles "Obla Di, Obla Da"
>  }
>  }Must be because of Osama bin Laden = O B Lad...?
>  }I was actually reminded of that song when I saw his name in the paper
>  }today... Most peculiar, mama.
>  }
>  }> > Elton John "Daniel"
>  }
>  }Just because the line "Daniel is travelling tonight on a plane..."?
>  }Well, there must be thousands of songs with the word "plane" in the 
>  }What about the Oils' "Hercules", "Enola Gay" by OMD, "Back in the USSR" 
>  }the Beatles to name a few. Seems like some of the banned songs are more 
>  }less chosen by random.
>  }
>  }/Bjorn
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