Clear Channel

Clear Channel, North America’s largest radio network, owning some 1700-odd radio stations has banned numerous songs from their airwaves. Here is the list, as found at Much More Music:


Clear Channel is a massive media company in the US that owns 1,170 radio stations all over the world. In light of the events of last week they have pulled The Beatles “A Day In The Life”, Elton John’s “Rocket Man”, Queen’s “Another One Bites The Dust” and U2’s “Sunday Bloody Sunday” from their station’s play list. They are recommending the following songs be pulled as well.

AC/DC: “Shot Down In Flames,” “Highway To Hell,” “Safe In New York City,” “TNT”

Alien Ant Farm: “Smooth Criminal”

Armstrong, Louis: “What A Wonderful World”

Bangles: “Walk Like An Egyptian”

Barenaked Ladies: “Falling For The First Time”

Beastie Boys: “Sabotage,” “Sure Shot”

Beatles: “A Day In The Life,” “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” “Obla Di, Obla Da”

Benatar, Pat: “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”

Black Sabbath: “War Pigs,” “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”

Clash: “Rock the Casbah”

Dave Matthews Band: “Crash Into Me”

The Doors: “The End”

Drifters: “On Broadway”

Drowning Pool: “Bodies”

Dylan, Bob: “Knocking On Heaven’s Door,” “Blowin’ In The Wind”

Foo Fighters: “Learn To Fly”

Godsmack: “Bad Religion”

Green Day: “Brain Stew”

Hendrix, Jimi: “Hey Joe”

Joel, Billy: “Only The Good Die Young”

John, Elton: “Benny & the Jets,” “Rocket Man”

Kravitz, Lenny “Fly Away”

Led Zeppelin “Stairway To Heaven”

Jerry Lee Lewis “Great Balls Of Fire”

Lennon, John: “Imagine”

Limp Bizkit: “Break Stuff”

Martha & the Vandellas: “Dancing In The Streets”

McLean, Don: “American Pie”

Metallica: “Seek And Destroy,” “Enter Sandman,” “Fade To Black”

Morissette, Alanis: “Ironic”

Peter, Paul & Mary: “Leaving On A Jet Plane”

Tom Petty: “Free Fallin'”

Pink Floyd: “Mother,” “Run Like Hell”

Queen: “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Killer Queen”

Rage Against The Machine: every single song

Red Hot Chili Peppers “Aeroplane,” “Under The Bridge”

REM: “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It”

Rolling Stones: “Ruby Tuesday”

Ryder, Mitch and the Detroit Wheels: “Devil With The Blue Dress On”

Saliva: “Click Click Boom”

Slipknot: “Left Behind,” Wait And Bleed”

Sinatra, Frank: “New York, New York”

Smashing Pumpkins: “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”

Soundgarden: “Blow Up The Outside World,” “Black Hole Sun”

Springsteen, Bruce “I’m On Fire,” “Goin’ Down”

Steam: “Na Na Na Na, Hey Hey, Good Bye”

Stone Temple Pilots: “Big Bang Baby,” “Dead And Bloated”

Sugar Ray: “Fly”

System Of A Down: “Chop Suey”

Talking Heads: “Burning Down The House”

Third Eye Blind: “Jumper”

Tool: “Intolerance”

U2: “Sunday Bloody Sunday”

Van Halen: “Jump”

My comments:Anyone else think this is ridiculous?