• [Links] Short People

    From George Pope@1:153/757 to All on Fri Oct 14 07:12:44 2022
    "Short People" by Randy Newman

    Sing along:

    The irony was certainly lost on one politician! In 1978, a bill was introduced in the Maryland state legislature to make it illegal to play ˘Short People÷ on the radio. Delegate Isaiah Dixon wanted radio stations and employees to be criminally changed and fined for playing the song, but the bill was not passed. The irony was also lost on another person, who threatened to kill Newman! Plus, radio stations in Boston, New York, Philadelphia banned the song. And midgets picketed at his concerts.

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