3/12 Today in Weird Music History: 2003. The Rolling Stones are ordered by the Chinese government eliminate four songs from their upcoming performances in China: Brown Sugar, Honky Tonk Women, Beast of Burden, and Let’s Spend the Night Together.
Today in WMH: Censorship on the Great Wall
Frank Sinatra made “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” into a hit by slightly changing the words and recasting it as a positive, nostalgic tune.…
This date in WMH: Dmitri Shostakovich finally bows to pressure and joins the Communist Party after it becomes clear his music would no longer be…
Toy Story (1995) As chief shareholder of Pixar, Steve Jobs also served as Executive Producer for the animated film, Toy Story. Reportedly, he originally wanted…
Flipper (1964-1967) The 1960’s show was known as the aquatic version of Lassie. The music for this popular family series has several interesting twists, just…