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This song was originally banned from airplay in the U.K. 28.  Why? It spoke of gender orientation The censors couldn’t understand the lyrics It originally mentioned a product by name It ran too long for U.K. airplay format The BBC had a policy against product placement. Since Coca-cola is a trademarked brand name they couldn’t the song couldn’t be aired until Davies re-recorded the lyrics to say cherry cola. Long before it became common practice to sample tunes, riffs and beats, George Harrison was judged guilty of plagiarism when writing “My Sweet Lord.” 29.  Name the song he plagiarized (in the eyes of the court) He’s So Fine Be My Baby Oh Happy Day Baby It’s You 30.  Name the group that sang the original song The Shirelles The Chiffons The Marvelettes The Ronettes He’s So Fine was written by Ronnie Mack and was the only #1 hit for the Chiffons, a girl-group quartet

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