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February 1, 1964

On February 1, 1964, Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tried to get the rock song by the Kingsmen, “Louie, Louie” banned for obscenity. He went so far as to ‘ban’ the song from the airwaves in Indiana. He claimed that just trying to listen to it caused his ears to ‘tingle’. Mrs. Walsh smirked and said … Continue reading

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May 17, 1965

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1965 the song “Louie Louie” was officially declared unintelligible. Rumors were rampant about the song lyrics containing obscene material and parents were sending letters of complaint to the government demanding that it be banned. The FBI launched a formal investigation and on this date declared that the lyrics were … Continue reading

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