Shot And Survived

A number of artists have survived bullet wounds, including 50 Cent who was shot a total of 9 times in 2000. Bob Marley was a victim to an unsuccessful assassination attempt in 1976. ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill accidently shot himself in the stomach in 1984. The Kinks’ Ray Davies was shot in the leg whilst…

Banned By The BBC (Part 10)

Moral panic and political censorship have created a long tradition of records filtered out of the BBC radio playlist. Here’s some notable examples… The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together (1967) No strangers to controversy, this Rolling Stones single was banned for promoting promiscuity. The Kinks – Lola (1970) It was a song…