Band On The Run

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Band On The Run

This is a quiz all about the outlaws of rock and pop, bands that got banned from the airwaves. 10 questions to test you on your knowledge of the songs you couldn't hear on the radio or telly.


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  • 1. 
    Which song was banned from Radio One in 1984, one DJ removing the record from the turntable and breaking it in two?
    • A. 

      Footloose, Kenny Loggins

    • B. 

      She Bop, Cyndi Lauper

    • C. 

      The Reflex, Duran Duran

    • D. 

      Relax (Don't Do It), Frankie Goes to Hollywood

  • 2. 
    What word caused consternation when the Doors sang it on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1967, despite having told the show's bosses they were going to change it in the live performance?
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Wire

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Mire

  • 3. 
    In contrast, what two words did the Rolling Stones substitute for "the night" in their hit 'Let's Spend the Night Together' in order to comply with Ed Sullivan's requirements?
    • A. 

      All Right

    • B. 

      The Fight

    • C. 

      Some Time

    • D. 

      Love Bite

  • 4. 
    Which rock outfit was banned for life from the Tokyo Hilton for 'riotous behavior'?
    • A. 

      The Kooks

    • B. 

      Led Zeppelin

    • C. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • D. 

      Kraftwerk

  • 5. 
    Who got banned from Saturday Night Live after smoking marijuana during a live performance?
    • A. 

      Snoop Dogg

    • B. 

      Cypress Hill

    • C. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • D. 

      The Black Keys

  • 6. 
    Acid house was consuming the nation's youth, and this hit was apparently the culprit. As a result it got banned from Radio 1, but which of the following was it?
    • A. 

      D Mob: We Call It Acieed

    • B. 

      Lil' Louis: French Kiss

    • C. 

      A Guy Called Gerald: Voodoo Ray