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Episode 24 – Rock N Roll vs September 11th
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The guys take on a listener email looking into the effect a terrorist attack on American soil had on popular music and commerce. Which band was set to release controversial album art featuring the World Trade Center that day? What songs got played more in the aftermath? And what about that list of songs a certain radio company suggested should stop getting airplay?

 

SHOW NOTES:

Albums released that day: https://www.villagevoice.com/2014/09/11/september-11th-2001-was-a-super-tuesday-of-album-releases/

Banned songs: https://www.kerrang.com/features/here-are-the-164-songs-that-were-banned-from-american-radio-after-9-11/

Songs and bands mentioned:

POD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxAcx8jyqoY

Nickleback: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cQh1ccqu8M

Dream Theater: https://noisecreep.com/mike-portnoy-recounts-bizarre-9-11-coincidence/

Jimmy Eat World: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleed_American

South Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2xFnKWSxdQ