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Link Wray song was banned why?

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1. Name the singer who had hits with “Wheel of Fortune” and “Rock and Roll Waltz.”

2. Which band’s second album was entitled “Surrealistic Pillow”?

3. Who wrote and released “Nights in White Satin”?

4. Which Link Wray song was banned from the airwaves in a number of markets?

5. Name the rock group that had Top Ten hits with songs “Time Stand Still” and “Force Ten.”

6. Who wrote and released “Bad to the Bone”?

Answers

1. Kay Starr, in 1950 and 1952 respectively. It’s said that at 10, Starr supported her family by singing on her own 15-minute radio show for $3 a night.

2. Jefferson Airplane, in 1967. It included “Somebody to Love.”

3. The Moody Blues, in 1967. Written by band member Justin Hayward, the version on the “Days of Future Passed” album was more than seven minutes but was cut for the single release.

4. “Rumble,” released in 1958, was said to promote juvenile delinquency because a “rumble” was a street fight. The song was an instrumental, which was originally named “Oddball.”

5. Rush, in 1987.

6. George Thorogood, in 1982, on his album of the same name, with the Destroyers.


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