1985: Music Censorship & The PMRC

A documentary documenting the origin story of the Parents Music Resource Center, its climactic senate hearing, and the effects this politically connected group had on the face of the music industry, which continues to be felt today.
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Apologies for the ambiguity of the links as the character limit prevented me from including the titles of the videos.

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extrayoutubular sources:
abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/sept-19-1985-outrage-racy-music-lyrics-10933906
reason.com/archives/2009/07/28/as-nasty-as-they-wanna-be/amp

Certain Songs #930: Little Richard – “Good Golly, Miss Molly”


www.c-span.org/video/?150705-1/early-history-heritage-foundation

Frank Zappa’s Original PMRC Letters


www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr2911
articles.latimes.com/1985-11-01/news/mn-740_1_record-industry-association
www.newsweek.com/2015/10/09/oral-history-tipper-gores-war-explicit-rock-lyrics-dee-snider-373103.html
www.c-span.org/video/?c4550332/pmrc
deflem.blogspot.com/2015/08/raprocklecture.html

The Controversy of Elvis’ Dance Moves


www.philagora.org/about-the-world/pmrc1.htm
www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1988/03/29/tipper-gore-playing-down-the-rock-war/294dfc02-27ca-44d8-b979-ce92bfb6105f/?utm_term=.5f9224fd3b7e
www.neatorama.com/2012/01/02/tipper-vs-music/

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