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#1 Posted on 6.2.06 1318.40
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And, the band agreed to let ABC delete a word from two of the songs.

Article: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,10369-2027689,00.html

Start Me Up has to be one of the most overplayed songs ever, so what's the point in censoring it. Everyone has already heard the song with the word included, so deleting the one word really doesn't mean anything. Well, it just reinforces the perception that the Stones don't have any, well...stones. They changed the lyrics to Let's Spend the Night Together to appear on Ed Sullivan (30 years ago, after they were already huge), so I guess nothing has changed for them since.
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#2 Posted on 6.2.06 1444.41
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Where in that article did it say that the Stones agreed to let ABC censor the performance? Not that I don't believe you, but I could just as easily see ABC doing this without notifying the Stones.

The lyrics in question from the new song, for those who've never heard them:

From Rough Justice

One time you were my baby chicken
Now you've grown into a fox
Once upon a time I was your little rooster
But am I just one of your cocks

We're apparently a nation of Puritans now. I hear Start Me Up two or three times every time I go to a Phillies game, and I'm sure nobody's complained. What a joke.

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#3 Posted on 6.2.06 1500.18
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Stones agree to have performance censored (news.yahoo.com)

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#4 Posted on 9.2.06 1704.40
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Everything there says stuff like they were "apparently" okay with it, and the only people doing the talking are ABC/NFL people.

I was on IMDB.com the other day and they've got stories from the Stones people saying that they're pissed that they got censored, and pissed that people are trying to say that they were okay with it.


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#5 Posted on 10.2.06 0254.47
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    Originally posted by Roy.
    The lyrics in question from the new song, for those who've never heard them:

    From Rough Justice

    One time you were my baby chicken
    Now you've grown into a fox
    Once upon a time I was your little rooster
    But am I just one of your cocks




Am I the only one who thinks this verse is meaningless except as a cheap excuse to get away with saying "cocks"?

    Originally posted by Roy.
    We're apparently a nation of Puritans now. I hear Start Me Up two or three times every time I go to a Phillies game, and I'm sure nobody's complained. What a joke.


What part of the song do they play, though? I'd expect them to play the song's hook to warm up the crowd between batters, but the hook isn't the controversial part. The only way they'd get to "You make a dead man come" is if they play the entire song, and I can't see them doing that two or three times in one game without complaints.
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