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Iran's Hard-Line President Bans Western Music

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"Ahmadinejad has demanded enforcement of an October ruling by the Supreme Cultural Revolutionary Council. The council's Web site says "indecent and Western music" must be kept off air in Iran."



I wonder how he feels about Christmas music....
:rofl


I heard a rumor he was one of the old school hostage takers back in
The Hostage Crisis in Iran


Anyone else hear anything like that?
 

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From the article:
Until now, songs such as George Michael's "Careless Whisper," the Eagles' "Hotel California" and songs by Eric Clapton and Kenny G have regularly accompanied Iranian broadcasts.
If these are the songs they're banning, I wanna move to Iran. lol.

Also, nitpick, "Careless Whisper" was by Wham! and yes, I hate myself for knowing that.
 

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I think this is the best event to happen in Iran re it's liberalization. Nothing makes Rock'n'Roll thrive like being able to stick it to The Man. It flourishes under opression.


akyron said:
I heard a rumor he was one of the old school hostage takers back in The Hostage Crisis in Iran
Anyone else hear anything like that?
Last I heard, that was pretty well debunked - or at least there was a momumental dearth of evidence. That's what I heard.
 
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